Tuesday, June 5
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Campus Center, Emerson Suites
Beyond Admission: College Retention and Completion
It is simply not enough for our students to get accepted to college. they must also have the tools and support to succeed once on campus. Join us for dinner and a conversation about how we can prepare and support students during the college transition, as well as how college, community-based organizations, and high school counselors can best support students once they are on campus.
We are pleased to announce our two noted speakers for this year’s conference:
- Dr. Roger G. Richardson, Ph.D., is the
associate vice president for academic and student affairs and dean
for the first-year experience at Ithaca College. Richardson served
on the Ithaca City School District Board of Education from 2003 to
2006, and is a current trustee of New Roots Charter School and the
History Center in Ithaca, New York. Richardson has taught courses
in psychology and sociology and has coordinated and implemented
social justice seminars and civic engagement service-learning
projects within and outside the United States for undergraduate
students for over 20 years. His research interests include college
students’ academic/social integration, academic and student
affairs collaboration, and student retention in higher
- Sean Eversley Bradwell, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Ithaca College. He serves as the co-coordinator for the African Diaspora studies minor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity. Eversley Bradwell is currently serving on the Ithaca City School District Board of Education. He has written and presented extensively on the topics of educational policy and pedagogy, race theory and hip hop culture.