Thanks to all who participated in the 2014 Student Success Summit, "Every Student Counts" in Louisville. The event underscored the importance of recognizing issues related to academic success for all of Kentucky’s students, especially for underrepresented minorities, low-income students, and underprepared students.
- Opening Remarks
Robert L. King, president, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
- "Access to Success in America: Where Are We? Why Does It Matter?"
Kati Haycock, president of The Education Trust
- "Cultivating the Potential of All Students: Proven Practices in Academic Advising"
Blane Harding, director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, University of Kansas and co-author of the National Academic Advising Association’s publication “Cultivating Potential in At-Risk Students”
- "Improving the Academic Success and Retention of Diverse Students through Undergraduate Research"
Sandra Gregerman, director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, University of Michigan and former chair of the Council on Undergraduate Research
- "We Have Goals... Now What? Using Data to Achieve Equity in Educational Outcomes"
Deanna Cherry, facilitator for Lead Equity Scorecard and Maxine Roberts, research assistant for Lead Equity Scorecard
- "Integrating Critical Thinking and Diversity to Improve Student Learning and Success"
Aaron Thompson, executive vice president and CAO, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
- "Latino Leadership and College Experience Camp"
Erin Howard, coordinator of the Latino Outreach program, Bluegrass Community and Technical College
- "The First Semester Experience Program"
Cathy Vaughan, director of Counseling Services and First Semester Program, Madisonville Community College
- "The Cardinal Covenant"
Tony Robinson, coordinator of Cardinal Covenant Program, University of Louisville and Michael Abboud, associate director of Financial Aid, University of Louisville
- "D.R.E.A.M.S. Program"
Jerel Benton, Minority Retention coordinator, Morehead State University and Joshua Moore, Minority Academic Services coordinator, Morehead State University
- "Project S.O.A.R."
Diana McGill, program director for S.O.A.R., Northern Kentucky University
- Campus Team Reflection and Discussion of Next Steps
Ellyn Artis, Education Delivery Institute
||About the Summit
The Kentucky Student Success Summit provides faculty, staff and administrators an opportunity to learn from leading student success experts and to engage in stimulating discussions with colleagues from across the state. The summit features nationally-recognized experts who share evidence-based best practices to promote student learning and retention.