2017 APS Staff Development Workshop

Plenary Sessions

Hunger and Poverty on American Campuses
Tim Galarneau, UC Santa Cruz

What Ag employers are looking for and the impact of Ag market realities.
Jill Cords, Michigan State & Drew Ratterman, Dow Agrosciences

Supporting Students Under Duress
Aaron Grusonik, Montana State University

Concerns of a Diverse Student Body in Today’s Political Climate
Paul Mitchell, University of Nevada, Reno

Concurrent Sessions

Recruiting Non-Traditional Students to Agriculture and Natural Resources
Karl Binns, University of Maryland Eastern Shores

Study Abroad in a Changing World
Carmelo Urza, University Study Abroad Consortium

Living Learning Communities: Freshmen in Transition
Katie Tearney, Oklahoma State University

Student Advising and Retention
REAP Booklet
Dorcia Chaison, Michigan State University

Student Leadership/Professional Development
Tracy Egger and Mary Helen Halsema, Purdue University

Digital Marketing for Academic Programs
Michael Brown, University of Nevada, Reno

Co-enrollment Programs between Universities and Community Colleges
Anneliese Kay Beswick, Purdue University

Preparing Freshmen in Transition for Academic Success and its Impact on Retention
Christina Cho, University of Nevada

EAB Student Success Consortium: Users Group Beg Borrow & Steal
Dorcia Chaison, Michigan State University

Featured Project & Initiative

The Data Literacy Institute – a partnership between APLU and the Association for Institutional Research with funding from Ascendium – brings together cross-departmental teams from 11 Powered by Publics institutions from Cluster 14 to engage in training that enhance their use of data to improve equitable student outcomes. In May 2022, Powered by Publics held […]

Featured Project & Initiative

Powered by Publics is convening nearly 125 change-ready institutions within 16 “transformation clusters” focused on solving different pieces of the student success puzzle. Participating institutions are working collaboratively to increase college access, eliminate the achievement gap, and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.