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2020 Student Success Summit Schedule

Please review the 2020 Student Success Summit Schedule. *Room locations are subject to change.


Summit Schedule



DSU Auditorium


Welcome & Opening

DSU Auditorium




Concurrent Session 1

DSU 3rd floor
  • The Power of Contact in Recruitment and Retention
  • Learn how the learning environment in WKU's new International Pathways to Academic Success (IPAS) Program prepares international students for success
  • Barriers to Retention of Pre-Nursing and Nursing Students
  • 6 Strategies in 40 minutes to Boost Student Engagement
  • Video Enabled the Student's Success: Personalized Video Feedback for Written Work
  • Teaching the University: Assignment Strategies for Promoting Persistence and Retention


DSU 3rd floor
10:20am - 11:00am Concurrent Session 2

DSU 3rd floor

  • Finding Success for Students in a Hybrid Advising Model
  • Handling Student Disclosures of Sex & Gender-Based Discrimination & Harassment 
  • Barriers Encountered by First-Generation and Underrespresented Minority Students - A Student Pannel Discussion
  • How to Submit a Course Proposal Using Courseleaf CIM
  • Strategic Planning and Implementation for Student Success
11:05am - 11:45am Concurrent Session 3

DSU 3rd floor

  • Undergraduate Transfer Articulation and Equivalencies: The Basics, Troubleshooting and You
  • We're Meeting with How Many Students? : First Year, First Time Freshman Advising Appointment Analysis 
  • Creating and Sustaining a Joint Undergraduate Master's Program (JUMP)
  • Cultivating a College-Wide Culture for Student Success: CEBS Student Success Initiative
  • Engaged Teaching for Student Well-Being and Learning
  • Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act Explored: Pedagogical Implications in Higher Education
11:45am -1:00pm Networking Lunch

Fresh Food Company

1:15pm - 2:00pm

Keynote Speaker

DSU Auditorium

2:05pm - 2:45pm

Concurrent Session 4 DSU 3rd floor
  • Using CITL's Multimedia Services and Mediasite Analytics to Foster Engagement in Your Courses.
  • Helping Distressed Students
  • Pathways to Student Success: A Guide to Integrating Honors 
  • How setting up a Professional Education & Knowledge Program encourages students to be their best professional self
  • Behind Closed Doors: The Office of the Registrar and the Underutilized Resources that can Overcome Invisible Barriers to Student Success
2:45pm - 3:00pm


DSU 3rd floor
3:00pm - 3:45pm

Concurrent Session 5

DSU 3rd floor
  • Fostering Student Persistence through Universal Design for Learning
  • Part-Time Intervention: Engaging with Students to Earn 30 Hours
  • Using "The Joker" to Navigate Mental and Emotional Challenges Among College Students
  • Using basic group dynamics to lead to better group work
  • OS(3-D): A Three-Dimensional Demonstration of Scholar Development



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 Last Modified 1/17/20