Student Success Summit

Overview

Student Success Summit

Student Success Summit

SREB’s annual Student Success Summit highlights the importance of college student success. Expect strategies and collaborative conversations to help universities improve success rates.

 

Details for the SREB Student Success Summit 2024 are coming soon!

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The 2nd Annual SREB Student Success Summit, is Sept. 13-15.

2nd Annual SREB Gathering Focuses on College Success
Student Success Summit, Sept. 13-15, in Atlanta

Higher education administrators, policymakers and scholars are set to convene in Atlanta for the second annual Student Success Summit hosted by the Southern Regional Education Board.

The gathering includes events open to media from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, and 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland St. 

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Student Success Summit Speakers

Keynote Speakers

“Addressing Postsecondary Education Student Needs Through Collaboration”

Laura W. Perna is one of the nation’s foremost researchers on college access and affordability. Her scholarship focuses on how to ensure that all people, regardless of demographic characteristics and place of residence, have the opportunity to participate in and benefit from high-quality higher education.

“Barriers for Underrepresented Students: College Access Beyond Affordability”

Phyllis A. H. Breland is president of the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs in Higher Education and former president of New York State Higher Education Opportunity Program Professional Organization. She works closely with junior high schools, high schools, churches, community groups and organizations throughout New York that support access to academic and personal enrichment.

Meet Summit Speakers on Sept. 13 (in order of appearance)

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Schedule at a Glance

Agenda September 13 September 14 September 15
Student Success – General Sessions

7:30-9 a.m.

Breakfast and registration

 

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Keynote + Student Success sessions on affordability, coaching, career readiness

 

6:15 p.m.

Networking reception

 

7 p.m.

Dinner

7:45 a.m.

Breakfast

 

8:45 a.m.

College student Panel

 

9:30 a.m.

Keynote + Addressing the Needs of Underrepresented Populations

 

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

 

1:30 p.m.

Access solutions + SCOTUS decision on Affirmative Action

 

3:30 p.m.

Adjourn

 

No sessions

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Meeting Agendas

View the complete schedule and registration details for each event.

Student Success Summit [General Sessions] 

Register for the Student Success Summit

Registration fee is $350 which covers meals and conference costs. Select “Success General Sessions” as your primary event on the registration form. 

Plan your travel to Atlanta!

To book your lodging at the hotel at our special event rate, go to the Hilton Atlanta’s reservation page for our event.

September 12 Hotel check-in and optional pre-registration
September 13
7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
9 a.m.

Welcome

Keynote: Addressing Postsecondary Student Needs Through Collaboration

How Affordability Impacts College Access

Modeling Collaborative Student Success Coaching

Success and Readiness: How Faculty Can Collaboratively Prepare Students After Graduation

12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m.

Concurrent collaborative sessions

6:15 p.m. Networking reception and dinner
September 14
7:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. College Student Panel: Addressing Our Needs
9:30 a.m.

Keynote: Systemic Barriers for Underrepresented Students

Collaborative discussions

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.

Access Solutions and the Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

3:30 p.m. Adjourn

If you need assistance with registration or have questions about the Student Success Summit general sessions, contact Student.Success.Summit@SREB.org

Invitation only

Register for the Education Technology Cooperative

SREB will secure your pre-paid hotel reservation at the Hilton Atlanta hotel. Note: Hotel confirmations will be sent one week before the event.

Book your flight with Travel, Inc.

Guests are encouraged to book travel through our travel agent, Travel, Inc. Flights booked on your own will not be reimbursed. 

September 13

Education Technology Cooperative members have the option to reserve a hotel room on September 12 and attend all Student Success Summit general sessions on September 13. See detailed agenda above.

Select this additional option when you register.

September 14
7:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m.

College student panel: Addressing Our Needs

Keynote 

10:30 a.m.

Educational Technology Cooperative meeting

Keynote: Learning Economy Foundation

Collaborative sessions

Noon Lunch
1 p.m.

Digital learning horizons

Interactive presentation on AI

Breakout conversations and group collaboration

5 p.m.

Adjourn

Questions on the Education Technology Cooperative meeting, contact Charlotte Dailey. 

SREB-State Data Exchange Survey Coordinators

Register for the SREB-State Data Exchange Survey Coordinators meeting

SREB will secure your pre-paid hotel reservation at the Hilton Atlanta hotel. Note: Hotel confirmations will be sent one week before the event.

Book your flight with Travel, Inc.

Guests are encouraged to book travel through our travel agent, Travel, Inc. Flights booked on your own will not be reimbursed.

September 13

Data Exchange coordinators have the option to reserve a hotel room on September 12 and attend all Student Success Summit general sessions on September 13. See detailed agenda above.

Select this additional option when you register.

September 14
7:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. College student panel: Addressing our needs + keynote
10:30 a.m.

Data Exchange Survey Coordinators meeting

State reports

Data Exchange review

Noon Lunch
1p.m.

Status and debrief of 2023 collections

Potential survey changes

September 15
7:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m.

Data tools

Next steps

Noon

Lunch and adjourn

For questions about the SREB-State Data Exchange Coordinators meeting, contact Susan Lounsbury.

SREB Center for Innovative Faculty Development

The SREB Center for Innovative Faculty Development preview session has been cancelled. This event will be rescheduled in 2024. Previous registrants will be contacted and encouraged to shift their attendance to the general Summit sessions.