In its third year, The Florida Summit on Accelerating Transfer Success is a forum where transfer professionals can gather and promote the best strategies, techniques, and tools for transfer student success. This year the work has shifted dramatically due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Instruction and student engagement will be online or blended for the foreseeable future. As such, this professional development opportunity is designed to help transfer professionals design the most engaging experience for transfer students.
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
Why Attend?This virtual conference is free of charge and is open to any higher education professional in the Sunshine State. The Florida Summit on Accelerating Transfer Success aims to assist transfer success professionals in their ongoing work to support students using various modalities and by creating innovative solutions related to scale and practicality. The virtual conference will showcase the best and brightest in transfer success.
- Keynote – Live broadcast speech and engagement
- Virtual Panel – Live interactive session led by a moderator
- Town Hall – Facilitated discussion with guiding questions
Dr. Hesse holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees from Arizona State University. She has Master and Doctoral degrees in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and is a graduate of the Harvard Institute for Educational Management.In 2019, Dr. Hesse was honored as the Woman of the Year by Arizona Women in Higher Education.
|Welcome and Opening Remarks|
|Brown Bag Lunch with Keynote Dr. Maria Hesse|
|State College Transfer Counseling and Coaching During COVID-19 Panel|
|Being a Transfer Student in the time of COVID-19 Panel|
|Florida College Student Success Center: Resources for Transfer Students|
|Supporting Transfer Student Success: The Essential Role of College & University Libraries|
|Q & A|