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League for Innovation In The Community College
National Conference, Philadelphia PA
VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS
Goal: to create a seamless, functionally aligned learning-centered model for effective program and service delivery.
Change in Learners
Learners as Full Partners
Multiple Learning Options
Collaborative Learning Activities
Roles Defined by Learner Needs
Improved and Expanded Learning Documented
Create and Nurture an Organizational Culture
that is Open and Responsive to Change and Learning
KEY COMPLETION COMPONENTS
INFLUENCE COMPLETION – INTEGRATE SYSTEMS
COORDINATOR FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE AND COLLEGE HONORS
These changes in advising processes were accomplished by adapting our current system and developing innovative yet simplified advisement tools, including developing web based applications on the Faculty Portal for using the Goal Attainment Plan (GAP) for advisement, previously considered cumbersome by faculty and staff due to its reliance on the SIMS database.
Advisors now have critical resources immediately assessable on the GAP screen:
Coordinator of Student Life
Passport to Leadership
Hosted by the Office of Student Life, in conjunction with the Business and Technology department. The program provides workshops and discussions focused on leadership development. Students attended 5 sessions and are awarded certificates at the annual honors and awards banquet honoring their completion of the program.INFLUENCE COMPLETION THROUGH PERSISTENCE, RETENTION AND STUDENT SUCCESS
Real Talk Series
The Office of Student Life, in conjunction with Student Government Association, The Office of Judicial Affairs, and Institutional Advancement, Marketing and Research, developed and collaborated on the Real Talk Discussion Series. These monthly events tackled challenging behaviors students display and makes an attempt to positively change the behavior. Topics center around civility, appropriate and professional behavior on a college campus and abroad.
Civility, Sensitivity and Diversity Conference
The Office of Student Life in collaboration with the Office of Judicial Affairs and Human Resources sponsor this annual experience for students, faculty and staff to gain greater understanding of a broad range of diversity matters and cultures.INFLUENCE COMPLETION THROUGH PERSISTENCE, RETENTION AND STUDENT SUCCESS