Student Success Summit


Student Success Summit

Student Success Summit

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

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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. 


Student Success Summit Speakers 2023

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)