Student Success Heroes Podcast

We believe higher education and student service professionals help to bring academic achievement and success to all students. We created this podcast to highlight them and their stories. In this series, we’ll talk to leaders in higher education and researchers of student success and assessment to learn how they do what they do and what keeps them going. We’ll hear inspiring stories and learn from one another.
Please join us as we celebrate our Student Success Heroes!
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EPISODES

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

About Episode 3: 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 ago we spoke to Michael Osadchuk, Director of the University Tutoring Center for California Baptist University, regarding their response to the pandemic and lessons learned. You’ll hear how they're using data insights and innovative ideas to keep their services available and keep communication going with students.

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Going Virtual and Staying Connected with Jason Johnson, USML

About Episode 2: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, institutions in higher education have been forced to close their campuses and move to remote operations. Here at Engineerica, we’ve taken steps to help educators as they move to support students virtually by releasing some additional features quickly in our Accudemia platform that enables virtual appointment scheduling and remote sign-in options. We also extended complimentary accounts through the end of the summer for those who need such a solution. We speak to Jason Johnson, University Tutoring Center Manager for the University of Missouri-St. Louis, about the impact the pandemic has had on their services. What follows is an uplifting conversation about how their University Tutoring Center's team is rising to the challenge and adjusting their operations to continue to meet the needs of their students.

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

About Episode 1: 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 to each other to learn and grow. For this episode, we spoke to Lisa Costa, Academic and Community Education Coordinator for the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Nursing, about how her team is addressing the challenges and adjusting to virtual operations to continue to meet the needs of students.

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Preview Episode

About Preview Episode: The preview episode for Student Success Heroes, a podcast by Engineerica Systems. At Engineerica, we believe higher education and student services professionals strive to bring academic achievement and success to all students. Through a variety of ingenious programs, initiatives, and just everyday service, these professionals help save failing or struggling students and lift them towards their goals. They help students build an arsenal of life skills and teach them how to set and achieve goals. They direct students to pathways of academic and lifetime success. Because we too believe in the ultimate goal of helping each student succeed, we strive to provide the best possible products and services to our clients, those student success heroes found in colleges and universities across the globe. We wanted to create this podcast to highlight them and their stories. In this series, we’ll talk to leaders in higher education and researchers of student success and assessment to learn how they do what they do and what keeps them going. We’ll hear inspiring stories and learn from one another. Please join us as we celebrate our Student Success Heroes!