conference agenda

The Student-Ready University: Removing Obstacles & Building Support


DATE:                                            Wednesday, February 12, 2020

LOCATION:                                 Friday Conference Center, Chapel Hill

conference SCHEDULE:

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.              CONFERENCE CHECK-IN

                                                          POSTER SESSION

A Fraction of a Fraction: Supporting Foster Alumni Success: Lowell Davis and Jack Kelly

Adulting 101: Information Literacy to Help You Live Your Best Life: Suchi Mohanty

ECSU Rise Up: Our Viking Voyage to Success!: Melinda Anderson, Kevin Wade, and Tarsha Rogers

Faculty Teaching Effectiveness: A Digital Badge Program to Incentivize Faculty: Audrey Dentith

Using Advising Technologies to Implement a Personal Librarian Program: Lara Herzellah Fountaine

Utilization of Technology to Overcome Silos to Better Engage Students and Improve Student Success Outcomes: Georgette Crawford-Brooks, Stephanie Dance-Barnes, and Cynthia Joel

9:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.            WELCOME FROM THE UNC SYSTEM OFFICE

                                                          PLENARY SESSION

Anthony Graham, Winston-Salem State University, Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

                                                           Roderick Heath, North Carolina Central University, Director of the Men’s                                                                   Achievement Center & African American Male Initiative

Tina McEntire, UNC Charlotte, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management

Samantha Raynor, UNC Greensboro, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success Initiatives

                                                           Kelly Hogan, UNC-Chapel Hill, Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation;                                                               Teaching Professor of Biology

                                                          Viji Sathy, UNC-Chapel Hill, Teaching Associate Professor of Psychology &                                                               Neuroscience; Special Projects Assistant to the Senior Associate Dean for                                                                 Undergraduate Education

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.            BREAKOUT SESSION 1

Building and Scaling your Student Success Team: The Magic of Coaching: Nikki Liles, Carrie Lockhert, Mo McKenna, and Brad McKerihan

Championing General Education: A Model for Faculty Engagement in the General Education Assessment Process: Stephany Dunstan, Casie Fedukovich, Justin Post and Samantha Rich

Equipping UNC Institutions with Resources to Improve Student Success: Andrew Kelly, Derek Maher, John Smail, and Carl Westine

Wizards of Odds: Exploring Non-Cognitive Factors & Barriers for Retaining First-Generation African American Males within the North Carolina System: Shaun Andrews and Roderick Heath

12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.                 LUNCH

1:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.                BREAKOUT SESSION 2

A Program-Based Solution for Increasing the Retention and Graduation of a “Vulnerable” Student Population: Julie Edmunds, Nicole Pride, and Regina Williams-Davis

Addressing Brick Monsters & Bureaucracy through Student-Centered Collaboration: Katie Cartmell, Jacquelyn Copeland, and Jessica Lambert Ward

Calculating Student Success across Campus: The UNC System Math Pathways Project: Tamar Avineri, Tracey Howell, Elizabeth Lewis, Rinav Mehta, and Thomas Redd

Is North Carolina’s CAA Showing Promise for Student Success?: Melissa Whatley and Rachel Worsham

Micro-Scholarships at ECU: Paving the Way for College Success: Angela R. Anderson, Chris Silberman, and Stephanie Whaley

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                 BREAKOUT SESSION 3

Early Outreach: Enabling Timely Interventions through a Homegrown Survey for New Students: Greg Lester and Virginia Moench

Pathway to Practice: The Benefits of Institutional Partnerships to Develop, Launch, and Grow an Innovation Residency Licensure Program: Alison Winzeler

Reimagining Institutional Scholarship Management from Soup to Nuts: John Lucas and Deborah Tollefson

Removing Obstacles to Student Success: A Data Informed Approach: Mark Davenport, Ryan Orlando and Dana Zhang

Supporting Student Success through Textbook Affordability Initiatives: Will Cross, Jeanne Hoover, Jeff McAdams and Jacqueline Solis

3:40 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.                BREAKOUT SESSION 4

Data vs. the Hunch: Letting Data Lead Innovation in Course Design: Jakia Salam and Chris Willis

Maximizing the Canvas LMS to Develop Resource Training Support to Understand Financial Aid in Academic Departments: Robert Muhammad and Wanda White

Road to Resilience: Achieving Student Success through Community and Collaboration: Sarah Stanfield

Strengthening First-Year Student Success by Designing Intentional and Integrated Partnerships: Michelle Vliem and Keith Wickliffe

4:40 p.m.                                       END OF CONFERENCE