Please join us for the first meeting of the Spring 2018 Student Success Institute at the Faculty Center Lounge in the Library (Building 1L, Room 203) from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. During this workshop, we will be discussing research and practices related to fostering students’ sense of belonging, a key factor in student success. The workshops are open to all faculty and staff members; additional workshops are scheduled for Thursday, Mar. 15 (study skills); Tuesday, Apr. 10 (assessment); and Tuesday, May 1.

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2018 Student Success Fellows,  co-sponsored by Academic Affairs/Undergraduate Studies and Student Success and the Faculty Center for Professional Development:


Kuan-Yi Chen (Sociology/Anthropology)

Lorin Cohen (Music)

Janice Fioravante (English)

Sharifa Hampton (English)

Per Janson (Drama)

Emma Johnson (Media Culture)

Rachel Kovacs (Communications)

Martina Mims (Performing and Creative Arts)

Leonardo Pignataro (Biology)

Linda Revenson (Math)


The Fellows will participate in a four-part series of workshops focused on developing and implementing strategies to support our students’ academic success and sense of belonging, and they will share the strategies they develop with their faculty colleagues.