VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.
Multiple Pathways to Enhancing Retention and Success of Students of Color
Peggy Dupey, Mary Finn Maples, and Kelly Oaks
The purpose of this article is to suggest methods and collaborations to help ethnically diverse college students increase their likelihood for success in higher education. The incorporation of academic advising, counseling, and mentoring into the lives of students of color may help them achieve their full potential and develop their professional identities.