Closing the Equity Gap: Success Coaching Meets Tech

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Panelists from James Sprunt Community College and Nash Community College

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Ethnicity is still a significant factor when predicting student success in higher education. Students of color may experience considerable obstacles that keep them from completing their studies and obtaining a degree. Institutions, however, have the power to make a difference with historically-marginalized or underserved students by implementing a technology-supported student success strategy. Join our webinar and learn how schools are providing holistic student support to increase retention and graduation rates for all students. - Learn how other college leaders implemented and sustain their student success programs - Hear firsthand from student success coaches and administrators as they share inspiring student stories - See how implementing a student success strategy at your institution can improve retention and make a lasting impact on underserved and at-risk students Presenters: - Dr. Shakeena White, Associate Vice President of Student Services, James Sprunt Community College, Kenansville, NC (panelist) - Marbeth Holmes, Dean of Student Success, Nash Community College, Rocky Mount, NC (panelist) - Jamal Pitt, Success Coach/Coordinator, MMSI, Nash Community College, Rocky Mount, NC (panelist) - Heather Taynor, Vice President for Customer Experience, Watermark (panelist) - Dr. Glenn Phillips, Insights Consultant, Watermark (moderator) This is a previously-recorded webinar presented by Watermark in partnership with the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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