NVC Student Success “Represent” at Alamo Colleges District Conference

The 5th Annual Student Success Summit was held on March 31 at Palo Alto College. The theme of this year’s summit was “Motivating Students to Engage Early, Engage Often.”  

The participants were from all five colleges, the district support office, and external partners. This year’s event had a record-breaking attendance with near 400 attendees. NVC’s Student Success department was well represented in attendance as well as presenters. NVC staff and faculty presented 12 of the 28 breakout presentations. There were also three staff members on the summit planning committee:  Cyndi Grandt, Sofia Ongay, and Elizabeth Ceballos.

Below are the presentation titles and presenters.

  • Visit…Visit…and Visit Vista-How do I Get Students to Visit My College?  Cathrine Gonzalez, Yolanda Reyes Guevara, Cindy Zamudio, and Destiny Harper-Lane
  • Second Time Around:  Developing Student Success through Collaborative Connections.  Angela Cavazos-Barajas and Dr. Adrianna Sherman
  • EDUC 1300 and the QEP.  Gary Bowling
  • Developing a Student Organization with the Intent to Increase Graduation Awareness among Our Student Body and Increase the Number of Graduates.  Andrew Cervantes and Omar Chavira
  • Breaking the Cycle:  Creating Success.  Jonathon Gonzales
  • Records Round Table Discussion.  Sofia Marie Ongay
  • Effective Processes for a Hybrid Department.  Cyndi Grandt, Sarah Dominguez, and Yolanda Owens
  • A Caseload Management Tool:  Grades First.  Elizabeth Ceballos
  • Be Your Own Superhero! Know Your GPA!  Adriana Alcala and Jonathon Gonzales
  • Enhancing Northwest Vista College Student Career Development.  Dr. Steven Rodriguez
  • Six Important Elements Taught In SDEV and EDUC Classes.  Christine Baily Rodriguez and Kathryn Tovar
  • Dreamers in Higher Education:  How Can Student Success Help?  Fernando Acevedo

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