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SSEC (02/26/2016)

The following discussion took place at the February 26, 2016 meeting of the Student Success and Equity Council:

MINUTES

  • Approval of Minutes for January 22, 2016:

MSC – (Sourbeer/Anfinson): The minutes for January 22, 2016 were approved and accepted into the record with an abstention from Anel Gonzalez.

INFORMATION/DISCUSSION:

  • Kristyn Lewko and Tracie Sayre gave a presentation on the electronic degree audit.  Testing is underway for this online, automated system.
  • Wendy Nelson gave a report on an equity session she attended during the ASCCC – 2016 Accreditation Institute conference held February 19-20, 2016.
  • Olga Diaz reported on the following:
    • Upcoming conference opportunities
    • SSSP and Student Equity budget reports for 2014-15
    • Faculty advising
    • Region X Equity Week activities on March 7 – 11, 2016
  • Cindy Anfinson presented a rubric for the SSEC funding requests.
  • The Retention Workgroup requested the Manager of Orientation and Follow-up Services have a seat on this Council.
  • The SSEC Workgroups met and reported the following:
    •  Student Pathways – Michelle Barton reported that they are discussing guided student career pathways.  She requested the Council begin reading the book: Redesigning America’s Community Colleges – A Clearer Path to Student Success and discuss their thoughts on it at the Council meetings.  Olga will purchase a supply of the book to distribute to the Council.
    •  Access & Outreach – Dr. Jack Kahn reported they will be researching strategies our campus community has implemented to support Veteran students and will begin to identify an institutional mission for this student group.
    •  Retention – Nancy Moreno reported they are planning workshops for the Week of Welcome (WOW), which will be held August 15-18, 2016.

Additional information can be found at the Student Success and Equity Council Website: http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/ssec/