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College 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 (AtD Core Team) meeting minutes and a list of readings related to Student Success.

College Success ( AtD) Council

Dr. Molly Harris, Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Debbie Smarr, Dean of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

Dr. Jeremy McMillen, President

Dr. Dava Washburn,  Vice President of Instruction

Dr. Chase Machen, Dean of Academic and Workforce Instruction

Kelli Bowen, Faculty - Health Science

Vicki Anderson, Faculty - Academic

Dana Kermanian, Faculty Association President

Brandi Furr, Director of Admissions and Registrar

Nancy Luthe, Director of Success Coaches

Amanda Howell, Director of Financial Aid and Veteran Services

Logan Maxwell, Dean of South Campus

Casey Ticknor, Director of Administrative Computing

Dr. Jamie McKinney, Health Sciences Faculty

Deann Pool, Executive Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs


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

2020 Minutes

2019 Minutes


2018 Minutes

2017 Minutes

2014 Minutes

Other Documents

Success Data Council

Dr. Debbie Smarr, Dean of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, chair

Amanda Howell, Director of Financial Aid and Veteran Services

Dr. Sherry Cooke, Sociology FacultyBrandi Furr, Director of Admissions and Registrar

Barbra Malone, Director of Counseling and Advising

Jamie McKinney, Director of Associate Degree Nursing

Kristin Erickson, Faculty Academic

Dr. Richard Davis, South Campus Division Chair

Anderson Zhu, Institutional Research Analyst

Dr. Kristy Calloway, Faculty - Health Sciences

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