College Transition Initiative
Welcome to the blog of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding’s (CPYU) College Transition Initiative (CTI). This site contains commentary on transitional issues, exploring research, trends and college student culture. For more information visit: www.cpyu.org.
- Name: Derek Melleby
- Location: Elizabethtown, PA, United States
The transition from high school to college is a difficult one, and yet, it is a transition that is often overlooked. This site is to help college bound students, parents, and youth workers stay up to date on the latest research and trends in regards to college transition. Your comments are greatly appreciated. Join the conversation!
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Thursday, July 19, 2007
I thought the article needed to be written because of students I have known over the years that have struggled with doubt. Many of the students were told that there was no room for doubt in the Christian faith. In the article I record "gripes" I often hear from students:
Monday, July 16, 2007
The Yearnings of Young Collegians
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
New ABC TV Show About College: Nothing New
After that we spent two weeks at the Ocean City Beach Project in Ocean City, New Jersey. I taught a course on worldview and the students were a blast. Once again, could this be an annual tradition, please?!
Finally, last night, ABC Family had the premiere episode of the new show Greek. Well, um, hmmm… not sure it will last very long. It seems to be written for a high school audience, but I’m not sure high schoolers could take it seriously. If nothing else, it does help us to better understand what our culture thinks college is all about. The show will probably serve to shape the imaginations of many incoming freshman. That’s sad.