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2010
Friday, October 8th
8:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

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Campus Center University of Massachusetts

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Welcome

Jean Kim, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Auditorium Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Opening Session: Net Generation: Who They Are, Why They Are Different and Teaching Strategies that Work for Them

Robert S. Feldman, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Auditorium Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions A: *Bright Ideas* in Faculty Pedagogy

Keith Barker, University of Connecticut
Laura Donorfio, University of Connecticut
Kathryn WiezbickiStevens, Bay Path College

Room 165 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions A: Creating & Implementing a SelfStudy of the FirstYear Experience: A Primer for Campuswide Collaboration

Benjamin Trapanick, Framingham State University
Melinda Stoops, Framingham State University
Christopher Gregory, Framingham State University
LaDonna Bridges, Framingham State University

Room 168 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions A: Educating the Whole Peer Advisor/Mentor: Developing Peer Facilitated Programs that Empower Peers

Lynn Phillips, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Alexa Mignano, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Nadia Bercovich, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Room 176 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions A: Educating the Whole Peer Advisor/Mentor: Developing Peer Facilitated Programs that Empower Peers

Lynn Phillips, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Alexa Mignano, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Nadia Bercovich, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Campus Center University of Massachusetts

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions A: Meeting the Needs of Returning Military Veterans: The At Ease Project

Kris Kozuch, Springfield Technical Community College
Cindy MacDonald, Springfield Technical Community College

Room 162 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions A: Smith College Center for Work and Life: Reflecting on a Life WellLived

Julianne Ohotnicky, Smith College
Jessica Bascal, Smith College

Room 163C Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Concurrent Sessions A: Teaching First-Year Students Across the Curriculum

Betsy Barefoot, Gardner Institute

Room 101 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Concurrent Session B: *Bright Ideas* in Student Pedagogy

Susan B. Bronstein, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Rob Krueger, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
B J. Roche, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Room 165 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Session B: How the Millennial Generation Learns

Arthur Keene, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Room 168 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Session B: Invest in Your Future with Student Success Coaching: Classroom Motivational Techniques Provide Positive Results

Andrea Macnoow, Housatonic Community College
Pamela Pirog, Housatonic Community College
Elizabeth Roop, Housatonic Community College
Laura Turiano, Housatonic Community College

Room 162 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Session B: Teaching FirstYear Students across the Curriculum

Betsy Barefoot, Gardner Institute

Room 101 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Session B: What the Research Says about the Relation Between Revenues and Success

Jane Wellman, Delta Project on Postsecondary Education Costs, Productivity and Accountability

Room 163C Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions B: Myths and Magic of Mentoring Underrepresented Students for Success

Sabrina Forbes, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Jessica Ferriero, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Room 176 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:15 PM

Lunch: featured speaker John Gardner

John Gardner, University of South Carolina - Columbia

Auditorium Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

1:30 PM

Exhibits

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Concourse Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Interest group for New England Consortium for Student Success

Jacqueline Brousseau-Pereira, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Room 163C Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Networking

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Room 162 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

2:30 PM

Concurrent Session C: Integrating the Major with Career Dreams

Daniel Gordon, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
David Moore, New York University

Room 101 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Concurrent Session C: Regional Accreditation and State Perspectives on Student Success

Francesca Purcell, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
Robert Froh, New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Room 162 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Concurrent Session C: What the Research Says about the Relation Between Revenues and Success

Jane Wellman, Delta Project

Room 163C Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions C: *Bright Ideas* in First Year Experience Programs

Daniel Regan, Johnson State College
Brenna Jaskiewicz, Three Rivers Community College
Eva Rueschmann, Hampshire College
Michelle Roster, University of Massachusetts Boston

Room 165 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions C: Advising “Reconsidered”: A Crossdivisional Model for Advising First Year Atrisk Students

Meg Wichser, Three Rivers Community College
Brian Kennedy, Three Rivers Community College

Room 168 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions C: Building the Engaged Campus: The Impact of Learning Communities at Bunker Hill Community College

Lori Catallozzi, Bunker Hill Community College
Lloyd S. Johnson, Bunker Hill Community College

Room 176 Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Conference Wrap Up

Jacqueline Brousseau-Pereira, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Auditorium Campus Center University of Massachusetts - Amherst

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM