Student-centered innovation has been mission-centric to community colleges, but redesigning the college experience with the student voice is critical post-pandemic. Join Dr. Pam Cox-Otto and Dr. Karen Stout, president and CEO, Achieving the Dream (ATD), as they discuss the insights ATD’s network of nearly 280 colleges have gained in their work to champion student success.
Enrollment is always important, but even more so now, in the middle of a pandemic. Face-to-face recruiting is no longer possible, on-campus orientations are not a good idea, and yet more than ever our students need support from application, to day-one of classes.
Just like our students, our community colleges are struggling to maintain the resources they need during this critical time. State budgets are uncertain, and many colleges are facing budget cuts, layoffs, and furlough, all while trying to support our students—many of whom are facing food and housing insecurity. Join Dr. Pam Cox-Otto and Oakland Community College’s Vice Chancellor for Advancement Dan Jenuwine as they discuss the important role of your college foundation in helping students stay students.
Creating an environment at your college that will retain students and developing communications that will inspire and build their resilience are all part of the mission-critical jobs at community colleges.… Read More – The Student Retention Problem: What Colleges Need to do Now to Address It.
Be a Better Listener: How to Welcome Students of All Backgrounds, Share Their Stories, and Support Them in Their Educational JourneysPodcast
MiraCosta College Academic Counseling Department Co-Chair Dr. Adrean Askerneese works face-to-face with students every day. He has a doctorate degree and Master of Arts in marriage and family counseling from USC,… Read More – Be a Better Listener: How to Welcome Students of All Backgrounds, Share Their Stories, and Support Them in Their Educational Journeys