#EMchat 52 brought together higher education professionals from admissions and student affairs to talk about retention. Special guest @Amir_Law helped guide our discussion which covered everything from sharing information across departments (break down the silos, friends!) to specific programs that have worked well at our institutions. As always, the conversation was lively and the hour went by far too quickly! Tweet of the Night
Choosing tonight's #TOTN was difficult because there was such amazing knowledge shared, but @KarenAFull got us off to a great start by sharing this:
Honorable Mentions for #TOTN go to @Amir_Law for his Final Thought (#FT) of the night focusing on the "front end" of retention:
and @FirstGenCollege's reminder about the importance of following up individually with students:
Thanks to everyone for participating tonight--we'll have the transcript up soon. While you're waiting for that, why not donate to #EMchat Gives Back? 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Sandy. Orders must be placed by December 4th, so get your order in today!
Hope everyone has a great weekend!