Best Practices for Student Success & Retention Summit

Summit Agenda

This is a tentative agenda for the Best Practice for Student Success, Inclusion & Retention Summit. Please check back for updates throughout the fall of 2013.

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibits
8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 9:00 am Summit Welcome
9:00 am – 10:15 am Keynote Speaker
Dr. Vincent Tinto
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus,
Syracuse University
10:15 am – 10:30 am Book Signing/Break
10:30 am –11:10 am ♦ Tracking & Improving Retention of Undergraduates in all Class Levels — Room 220
 
♦ Getting Above Your Raisin — Room 221
 
♦ Practices to Help Online Student Succeed — Parliamentary Room
 
♦ Building Bridges of Cultural Pedagogy: Enhancing Student Self Efficacy for Academic Empowerment — Room 210
 
♦ Enhancing Student Retention with Veterans — Room 218
 
♦ Koinonia:  More Than a Big Word — Room 224
 
11:15 am – 11:55 am ♦ Recruitment, Retention, Responsibility: A "Seat at the Table" for Veteran Learners — Room 224

♦ Incorporating Technology into Instruction to Enhance Student Success — Room 220

♦ Connection Point – Focusing on Freshmen Involvement — Parliamentary Room

♦ The Effects of Peer Mentoring on Near- Completer Students — Room 218

♦ Implementation of a Peer Mentoring Program to Foster Social and Academic Engagement for Minority Students at a Predominately White Institution — Room 210
 
♦ Access to Success — Room 221
 
12:00 pm – 1:40 pm Lunch
Student Panel
Student Union Ball Room
1:40 pm – 4:30 pm Special Track: Workshop

♦ Poverty Simulation — Ball Room D & E
 
1:40 pm – 2:10 pm ♦ Posters — Room 225 - 227
 
2:15 pm – 2:55 pm ♦ EXL Scholars Program: Enhancing Student Engagement and Success through Service Learning — Room 220

♦ The Right to Fail — Room 210

♦ Prior Learning Assessment as an Incentive to Graduate — Room 221

♦ Mapping Millennials for Student Success — Room 224
 
♦ Increasing Persistence for First Generation and Low-Income Students: The TRIO Program Model — Parliamentary Room
 
♦ Building An Engine of Change — Room 218
 
3:10 pm – 3:45 pm ♦ Flipped Session: Building a Highly Effective Coaching and Mentoring Program — Parliamentary Room

♦ Addressing Deficiencies in the Use of Technology Among Adult Students — Room 210

♦ Internships: Connections to Careers, Community and Capital — Room 227

♦ Synchronous Distance Education MOOCs, Lion, Tigers and Bears — Room 221

♦ A Holistic Approach to Student Retention and Success — Room 224

♦ Critical Mass — Room 220
 
3:50 pm – 4:30 pm ♦ Shifting Learning Responsibility — Room 210

♦ Selection of Technology to Enhance Student Success — Room 221

♦ Leaders Build Relationship in College and Out — Room 227

♦ What Makes Adult Learners Unique? Andragogy, Assumptions and Learning Styles — Room 220

♦ A Holistic Approach to Student Retention and Success — Room 224

♦ The Great Perspective Shift: Choosing a Campus Wide Disability Model That Will Foster Inclusion, Retention and Student Success — Parliamentary Room