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Student Success (Achieving the Dream - AtD)

Grayson College Success Efforts

Grayson College is dedicated to Student Success. As part of its Student Success efforts, Grayson is a member of the 2014 Achieving the Dream Cohort. Below are the College Success Council Core Team (AtD Core Team) meeting minutes and a list of readings related to Student Success.

College Success (AtD) Core Team

Dr. Jeremy McMillen, President

Dr.  Molly Harris, Assistant to the President

Dr. Kimberly Williams, Dean of South Campus

Dr. Regina Organ, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and College Success Council Co-Chair

Dr. Debbie Smarr, Director of Planning, Research, Assessment and Accreditation and College Success Council Co-Chair

Dr. Chase Machen, Dean of Academic Instruction

Mr. Leon Deutsch, Dean of Teaching and Learning

Ms. Barbara Malone, Director of Advising and Counseling

Dr. Keri Harvey, Education Chair

Ms. Carla Fanning, Faculty Association Chair and Psychology Professor

Dr. Dava Washburn, Assistant Vice President to the VP of Academic and Student Affairs

College Success (ATD) Core Team Meeting Minutes and Other Documents

July 1, 2014

July 22, 2014

August 5, 2014

August 14, 2014

September 3, 2014

October 1, 2014

Student Success Through a Policy Lens

College Success Council Function and Purpose

Success Data Council Function and Purpose

DRAFT Strategic Plan 2020 (added April 17, 2015)

Strategic Planning Q and A Session Video, April 7, 2015 (Added April 17, 2015)

Strategic Planning Task Force Charges 2015-2016 (Added April 17, 2015)

Core Team Minutes Jan. 11, 2017

Core Team Minutes Jan. 25, 2017

Core Team Minutes Feb. 8. 2017

Success Data Council

Dr. Debbie Smarr, Director of Planning, Research, Assessment and Accreditation, ATD Core Team Co-Chair
Mr. Daniel Nickeson, Institutional Research Analyst and Success Data Council Chair
Mr. Gary Paikowski, VP for IT
Ms. Christy Klemiuk, Director of Admissions and College Registrar
Ms. Nancy Luthe, Academic Advisor
Mr. Daniel Crow, Assistant Director of Network Services
Dr. Sherry Cooke, Sociology Faculty
Dr. Matt Hamilton, History Faculty
Ms. Rachel Sumrall, Psychology Faculty
Mr. Shawn Eagleton, Mathematics Faculty
Mr. Dwayne Barber, Criminal Justice Faculty
Mr. John Dick, Computer Networking Faculty
Ms. Carol Pace, Accounting Faculty
Mr. Brandon Poteet, EMS Faculty
Ms. Vicki Anderson, Accounting Faculty
Mr. Jeff Scott, Assistant Registrar
Mr. Brad Weart, Science Professor

Success Reading List

What Excellent Community College Do: Preparing all Students for Success by Joshua S. Wyner
Students Speak Are We Listening: Starting Right in the Community College by Kay M. McClenney and Arleen Arnsparger

Aspirations to Achievement: Men of Color and Community Colleges. A Special Report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE)

Still a Losing Game