Thriving Project Publications

Vetter, M., Schreiner, L., & Jaworski, B. (2019). Faculty Attitudes and Behaviors That Contribute to Thriving in First-Year Students of Color. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 31(1), 9-28.


Vetter, M. K., Schreiner, L. A., McIntosh, E. J, & Dugan, J. P. (2019). Leveraging the quantity and quality of co-curricular involvement experiences to promote student thriving. Journal of Campus Activities Practice and Scholarship, 1(1).

Schreiner, L. A. (2018). Thriving in the second year of college: Pathways to success. New Directions for Higher Education, (183), 9.

Cuevas, A., Schreiner, L. A., Kim, Y., & Bloom, J. (2017). Honors student thriving: A model of academic, psychological, and social wellbeing. Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, (2), 79.

Schreiner, L. A. (2017). The privilege of grit. About Campus, 22(5), 11-20.

Ash, A. N., & Schreiner, L. A. (2016). Pathways to success for students of color in christian colleges: The role of institutional integrity and sense of community. Christian Higher Education, 15(1/2), 38–61.

Derrico, C. M., Tharp, J. L., & Schreiner, L. A. (2015) Called to make a difference: The experiences of students who thrive on faith-based campuses, Christian Higher Education, 14:5,298-321, DOI: 10.1080/15363759.2015.1079750

Young, D. G., Schreiner, L. A., & McIntosh, E. J. (2015). Investigating sophomore student success: The National Survey of Sophomore-Year Initiatives and the Sophomore Experiences Survey – 2014 (Research Report No. 6). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.

McIntosh, E. J. (2015). Thriving and spirituality: Making meaning of meaning making for students of color. About Campus, 19(6), 16-23.

Schreiner, L. A. (2014). Different pathways to thriving among students of color: An untapped opportunity for success. About Campus, 19(5), 10-19.

Schreiner, L. A. (2013). Thriving in college. New Directions for Student Services, 143, 41-52.


Schreiner, L. A., Louis, M. C., & Nelson, D. D. (Eds.). (2012). Thriving in Transitions: A Research-Based Approach to College Student Success. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Vetter, M. K. (2011). Fraternity and Sorority Thriving: A residential perspective. Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors. 6(2), 54-74.

Schreiner, L. A. (2010a). Thriving in community. About Campus, 15(4), 2-11.

Schreiner, L. A. (2010b).Thriving in the classroom. About Campus, 15(3), 2-10.

Schreiner, L. A. (2010c). The “Thriving Quotient”: A new vision for student success. About Campus, 15(2), 2-10.



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