AccuCampus News

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: #3. Resourcefulness

6 January 2021

In part three of a short series of podcast episodes, we continue our discussion with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, regarding another foundational pillar on which to build a successful Learning Center at your college or university. Inspired by her most recent...

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: #2. Support from Faculty and Administrators

2 December 2020

In part two of a short series of podcast episodes, we speak with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, about another foundational pillar on which to build a successful Learning Center at your college or university. Inspired by her most recent publication, Everything...

The 5 Pillars of Learning Centers, with Penny Turrentine: 1. Professional Development

30 October 2020

In part one of a short series of podcast episodes, we sit down with Penny Turrentine, Ph. D., Adjunct Faculty and Program Coordinator at Pima Community College, to discuss some of the foundational pillars on which to build a successful Learning Center at your college or university. Inspired by her most...

The Effect of the Pandemic on Higher Education: Student POV

20 October 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus caused a major disruption to colleges and universities across the country and forced institutions to move from in-person classes to online or hybrid instruction. The COVID-19 pandemic also disrupted the lives of higher education students and affected their physical and mental well-being in profound ways....

Podcast Episode: Making a Home Away from Home for Students with Julie Ashley, MCCNEB

6 August 2020

We love our higher education professionals and all that they are doing to take care of and encourage their students along their academic journey. We spoke to Julie Ashley, Director of Tutoring and Academic Support for Metropolitan Community College, about the way they create a "homey space" for students and...

Podcast Episode: Using Data to Make Operational Decisions with Michael Osadchuk, Cal Baptist

4 May 2020

We're highlighting and celebrating the stories of our higher education professionals whose passion is making a difference in the lives of their students.   We’ve been impressed by our student services professionals and their response to the COVID-19 pandemic and today’s interview is no different.   A couple of weeks...

Podcast Episode: Preparing Students for a Complex and Changing World with Lisa Costa, UTexas

22 April 2020

With the recent pandemic of COVID-19, many colleges and universities have had to close their campuses and move to a totally online operation. Through this experience, we have been greatly impressed by our Student Success Heroes' resilience. We want to share their stories because we know educators continue to look...

How to Enrich a Student’s Virtual Learning Experience

21 April 2020

As everyone continues to move to online education across the nation in response to the COVID–19 pandemic, student success has continued to be the highest priority for all academic leaders. Thankfully, technology has vastly improved to support this transition and will continue to improve as we find new ways to...

Can Academic Centers still support students Virtually?

20 April 2020

At this point it seems that all schools have been shut down and resources that were once readily available to support students have been forced to go virtual without all the tools needed to do so. These are uncertain times for academic centers and most importantly, students. Now could possibly...

Online Training Should Be Engaging to Be Effective

14 April 2020

Distance learning is older than most people think – okay, our current technology (like the internet) is relatively new but the concept is over 170 years old. In Great Britain, instructors sent lessons and received assignments by mail as early as the 1800s. While the distance-learning concept remains, online teaching...