DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(041218)-ODESSA COLLEGE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE WORKSHOP

ODESSA, TEXAS/APRIL 12, 2018 – ODESSA COLLGE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE IS HOSTING AND PARTICIPATING IN A HIGH IMPACT STRATEGIES WORKSHOP.

APPROXIMATLEY 46 REPRESENTATIVES INCLUDING FACUTLY ADMINISTRATON AND PRESIDENTS FROM THE LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM, GRAYSON COLLEGE, JACKSON COLLEGE AND IVEY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARE ATTENDING THE WORKSHOP.

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

“WE’VE GATHERED WITH A NUMBER OF OUR PEER INSTITUTIONS FROM ACROSS TEXAS AND THE NATION TO SHARE IDEAS AND INFORMATION AND TO TALK ABOUT HOW WE CAN ALL WORK TOGETHER TO IMPROVE STUDENT OUTCOMES IN THIS COUNTRY AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES.”

THE ODESSA COLLEGE HIGH IMPACT STRATEGIES WORKSHOP IS IN RESPONSE TO A GROWING NUMBER OF INTEREST IN THE WAY THAT ODESSA COLLEGE HAS BEEN ABLE TO IMPACT STUDENTS LEARNING IN THE PERMIAN BASIN.

(DR. SUE ELLSPERMANN, PRESIDENT, OF IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

“WE CALLED ODESSA COLLEGE SEVERAL MONTHS AGO, BECAUSE WE HEARD ABOUT THE GREAT PROGRESS ODESSA COLLEGE HAS HAD WITH THEIR ENROLLEMENTS WITH THE PRESISTANCE OF THEIR STUDENTS AND THE SUCCESS OF THEIR STUDENTS.”

SOME OF THE INITIATIVES AND INNOVATIONS THAT ODESSA COLLEGE HAS PUT IN PLACE ARE BEING DISCUSSED SUCH AS THE DROP RATE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AND THE EIGHT WEEK COURSE CONCEPT.

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

“WE’VE SET A GOAL TO BE THE BEST COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN THE NATION HERE IN ODESSA COLLEGE, BECAUSE OUR COMMUNITY DESERVES THAT. WE ALSO BELIEVE THAT EVERY OTHER COLLEGE SHOULD FEEL THAT WAY-THAT THEY SHOULD HAVE THE BEST COLLEGE IN THE NATION.”

IVEY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF INDIANA IS FOCUSED ON INCREASING COMPLETION RATES WITH AN EIGHT-WEEK COURSE PROGRAM.

(DR. SUE ELLSPERMANN, PRESIDENT, OF IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

“WE CAME TO LEARN ABOUT ONE PROGRAM CALLED THE EIGHT-WEEK COURSES. WE BELIEVE WE’VE SEEN OUR OWN INTERNAL RESULTS FROM THE EIGHT-WEEK COURSES LIFTING COMPLETION, BUT WE HEARD OF ODESSA GREAT SUCCESS.

THE GOAL OF THE HIGH IMPACT STRATEGIES WORKSHOP IS TO HELP OTHER COMMUNITY COLLEGES IMPROVE STUDENTS LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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Author: Danny Barrera