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CCG Collaborative Capacity Grant Symposium

This day-long session on September 30 will begin with greetings, an open discussion about sophomores at our institutions, a keynote by Dr. Carolyn Denard, Associate Provost for Student Success and Director of the Center for Student Success, Georgia College and State University, followed by concurrent sessions that will be repeated after lunch.  Lunch will include roundtable discussions on various relevant topics.   

Recommended Audience: Institution staff that work with or collect data on second-year students, including advisors, student success coaches, student affairs, institutional researchers, and deans.

Child Care and Postsecondary Education

September 2016
Columbus State University

CCG Collaborative Capacity Grant Symposium

This day-long session on September 23 is an idea exchange to improve college completion. Morning sessions will consist of speakers focusing on three approaches (self-operated child care centers, on-campus contracted child care centers, and child care resource and referral service). The working lunch will feature speakers on funding opportunities for low-income student parents. The afternoon activities will allow time for attendees to work on action plans for their institutions and share their insights.

To register, please contact Dustin Worsley.

Recommended Audience: Faculty, staff, administrators, and/or student representatives.

CCG Collaborative Capacity Grant Symposium

Please join us on September 23 as we develop solutions to increase retention and completion rates for students who are in dire need of our help. Your participation in the CCG Symposium will  help level the playing field and provide more opportunities for economically disadvantaged first year students.  The University System of Georgia and The Carl Vinson Institute will  present census data  to provide insight on  low-income students in your service area and throughout the state of Georgia. Please note, your participation in the CCG Symposium will help inform and prepare you for the Statewide CCG Forum  on October 3rd and 4th at Middle Georgia State University.

Recommended Audience: First Year Coordinators, Advisors, Academic Affairs, Financial Aid, Counselors, Student Affairs, Institutional Research, Student Success Coaches, and Retention Coordinators.

At the 2015 CCG Forum, campus representatives asked the USG CCG staff to help facilitate regional conversations around college completion strategies and activities. A component of these conversations was hoped to be greater collaboration across institutions as well as deeper involvement of faculty in the work of college completion.  In response, Complete College Georgia is hosting four regional gatherings in the spring of 2016 to begin the conversation and help foster collaboration. 

2015 Complete College Georgia Forum

October 2015
Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech

This all-day event will showcase innovative Complete College Georgia (CCG) projects, and provide a forum for information sharing and development of partnerships and synergistic efforts among USG institutions to achieve CCG goals. The Forum is by invitation only, and limited to two participants per USG institution. We are asking the Vice President of Academic Affairs for each institution to attend, in addition to each institution's lead point of contact for Complete College Georgia activities. A draft agenda is available here. An overview of key takeaways and next steps is available here.

Presidents' Summit 2015

May 2015
Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech

This year’s Summit will focus on steps institutions can take to use the power of analytics to align campus resources to maximize students’ opportunities for success. Representatives from institutions across the state will share their insights on how they put the power of data to work to meet new pressures, overcome limited resources, and uncover hidden opportunities for improvement in managing and aligning academic, instructional, and institutional resources and facilities. Follow these links for an agenda and materials from the summit.

Enrollment Management Symposium

November 2014
Georgia International Convention Center

The 2014 Enrollment Management Symposium, a day-long symposium, was designed to showcase Georgia institutions strategies and programs aimed at increasing enrollment, retention, and completion. The morning portion of the symposium featured a keynote address by Dr. Angela Bell, USG Senior Executive Director for Research, Policy, and Analysis, and Mr. Mathew Hauer, Public Service Associate for the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government. This address was followed by concurrent breakout sessions with System office and campus experts leading discussions focused on identifying challenges and opportunities associated with the deployment of innovative practices in enrollment, retention, and completion

Presidents' Summit

June 2014
Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech

This joint gathering of presidents from the University System of Georgia and the Technical System of Georgia reflected upon the progress Georgia has made thus far in implementing tested strategies to improve student success in post-secondary education.

Predictive Analytics Symposium

February 2014
Georgia State University

As part of CCG focus on providing targeted technical support to campuses in key completion areas, the University System of Georgia and Georgia State University (GSU) presented a Completion Symposia on using predictive analytics to enhance student success.  This practical workshop focused on how GSU has changed work flow and organizational culture as well as use of technological tools to drive significant success.  

New Learning Models Summit

November 2013
Georgia Institute of Technology

A forum to gather and share information about the manner in which the USG will engage with MOOCs. This forum explored faculty compensation models as well as how MOOCs can compliment eCore. Videos from the conference are available here.