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The Retention Divide: Building New
Delivered by: NISOD
Facilitator: Jeremiah E. Shipp,
Adjunct Instructor, Academic Related, Guilford Technical Community College
Summary: Diminishing retention
returns are a recurring topic in scholarly discourse. The topic of retention
within the context of community colleges is particularly viable because the
student demographic at those institutions continues to diversify. Research
suggests that factors such as mentoring, financial aid, family support, and an
institution’s culture can positively impact student persistence. In addition, a
variety of strategies faculty members can incorporate into their courses may prove
advantageous as students grapple with where they fit into an academic setting.
This webinar explores how culture influences retention outcomes in a community
college setting and how faculty members can become culturally-competent