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GOAL AND PURPOSE

CONFERENCE PURPOSE STATEMENT

The purpose of the Statewide Transfer and Student Success Conference is to ensure student success and increase college completion rates across the State of Alabama by fostering collaboration between 2- and
4- year colleges and universities and identifying new opportunities to promote the seamless transfer of 2-year college students to 4-year colleges and universities.

CONFERENCE GOALS

  • Re-evaluate and renew commitments for transfer and student success
  • Identify new opportunities for transfer and student success
  • Foster collaboration across 2- and 4-year colleges and universities to help more students transfer and ultimately help them earn their associates degree and/or their bachelor's degree
  • Increase college completion rates across Alabama
  • Implement opportunities for dialogue about transfer and student success
  • Engage representatives of Discipline Committees to reconnect and review, and revise articulation agreements
  • Discuss AGSC/STARS resources available to 2- and 4-year colleges and universities
  • Promote training for AGSC Institutional Points of Contacts (POCs)
  • Promote training for faculty and staff involved in 2-and 4-year student transfer
  • Share research about the latest student transfer trend data
  • Conduct outreach to generate support for implementation of successful transfer strategies across 2- and 4-year colleges and universities

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE FEE

The conference is FREE! Go ahead and
REGISTER YOURSELF OR YOUR TEAM TODAY!

Individual Registration Team Registration

NOTE: We would like each institution to limit their number of attendees
to five if possible due to space limitations.

 

 

DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION

March 6th & 7th, 2019

  • March 6 - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March 7 - 8:00 am -12:15 pm

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BREAKOUT SESSIONS

LAWSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Birmingham Campus
Alabama Center for Advance Technology and Training
Perry Ward Conference Center

Website: http://www.lawsonstate.edu

Birmingham Campus Address:
3060 Wilson Road, SW
Birmingham, AL 35221


Phone: 205-925-2515


LAWSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS MAP

MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN BUILDING #3 ON MAP.

Click here for DRIVING DIRECTIONS.

 

 

TENTATIVE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
(subject to updates and changes prior to conference)

Wednesday – March 6, 2019
   
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Walk-Up Registration & Check-In
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Welcome & Opening Remarks
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Keynote Speaker - Dr. Carl A. Stockton, AUM Chancellor
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM Breakout Session 1

 

Thursday – March 7, 2019
   
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Keynote Speaker - Leigh Cherry, "Reverse Transfer in Tennessee"
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Breakout Session 2
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Session 3
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Box Lunch (Eat at Conference or Take on the Road)
12:15 PM End of Conference
   
   
1:30 PM AGSC/STARS SPRING BUSINESS MEETING
(all conference participants are invited to attend)
   

 

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What are you waiting on?
The conference is FREE! Go ahead and register yourself or your team today!

WE INVITE EACH INSTITUTION TO REGISTER UP TO FIVE PEOPLE WHO WORK WITH TRANSFER STUDENTS!

Individual Registration Team Registration

REGISTER YOURSELF OR YOUR TEAM ONLINE TODAY!
Please register up to five staff members from your institution.





 

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

We are proud to introduce our keynote speakers for the conference...

DR. CARL A. STOCKTON
Auburn University at Montgomery
Chancellor

BIOGRAPHY

AUBURN UNIVERSITY AT MONTGOMERY

 


LEIGH CHERRY
Coordinator for Student Success Initiatives
University of Tennessee System Office of
Academic Affairs and Student Success

BIOGRAPHY

TENNESSEE REVERSE TRANSFER

 

 


A CALL FOR
PRESENTATION
PROPOSALS...


We are asking for our colleagues from around the State to submit a presentation proposal for review. We would love to have presentations in any or all of the following areas:

  • Recruiting Transfer Students
  • Addressing and Reducing Transfer Shock
  • Creating Institutional Partnerships and Bridges
  • Reducing Barriers to Transfer
  • Reverse Transfer in Alabama
  • Articulation and Degree Audit Systems
  • Transcripts / Records for Transfer Students
  • Financial Aid / Student Loans / Scholarships
  • Retention and Completion
  • Transfer Student Orientation
  • Career Choice / Finding a Major
  • AGSC/STARS - Statewide Transfer


PRESENTATION
PROPOSAL FORM

FILL OUT FORM...




 

 

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (subject to updates and changes prior to conference)


The BREAKOUT SESSIONS have not yet been confirmed.
We will firm up this information as we get closer to the conference.

We are looking for presenters to lead various BREAKOUT SESSIONS...
please submit your presenation proposal for consideration.

GO HERE TO COMPLETE THE PRESENATION PROPOSAL FORM.

 

 

CONTACT US

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, please contact a member of our CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE:


Dr. Pamela Arrington (Chair)

Associate VP Academic Affairs & Undergraduate Studies
Alabama A&M University
pamela.arrington@aamu.edu
256-372-8231


Dr. Keith Sessions
Executive Director
AGSC/STARS
ksessions1@troy.edu
334-670-3797


Dr. Patricia Sims
Dean of the College of Education
Athens State University
patricia.sims@athens.edu
256-216-6603


Dr. Bruce Crawford
Vice President for Instructional Services
Lawson State Community College
bcrawford@lawsonstate.edu
205-929-2015


Dr. Annette Cerderholm
Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Snead State Community College
acederholm@snead.edu
256-840-4142 

 







   
   

 

 


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