We will establish intrusive student support mechanisms that will:
Team: Career Advising Board
Leader: Courtney Johnsrud
Holly Schott, Judy Hay, Lynn Ward, Larry Vaccaro, Rhonda Kueffler, Greg Stivers, Jamie Hauer, Eleazar Ortega, Pat Schoenen, Sandra Bauman, Linda Wurz, Leah Habel, Charlene Marshall, Sandra Allen, Vanja Velickovska
Task A. Catalyzed by the establishment of a new advising center, redesign the advising process so that it is intrusive, streamlined, and personalized. The new advising process should be designed to utilize all campus resources, including faculty, as well as be tied to a student early alert system.
Team: Student Success Course
Leader: Mandy Wright
Team Members: Heather Palermo, Lorene Jaynes, Colleen Hazen, Leanne Frost, Kirsten Bryson, Beth Cooper, Tom Oakberg, Greg Stivers, Julie Myers
Task B. Building from the COLS 102 Pilot Course, design and implement a mandatory student success course, tied to orientation and advising, for all students new to the College. This course should include components modeled after best practices such as the development of an academic and career plan to be utilized in the advising process.
Team: Journey to Lasting Impressions
Leaders: Brittany Budeski and Bridgette Pence
Members: Robin Williams, Ken Wardinsky, Lanni Klasner, Christine Perkins, EJ Suek, Lee Ann Myllamaki, Erica Rominger, Sandy Bauman, JA Sweat, Wendy Dove, Kathy Meier
Task C. Improve the “front door” experience through innovations including a mandatory, extended, and expanded student orientation, tied to advising and the student success course that includes such things as orientation to placement testing, financial literacy education.