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Generation Z Students: Who They Are and What They Need From You

Live Webinar

  • 60 minutes

Generation Z, the cohort of college students born in the mid- and late-1990s and early 2000s, has begun to arrive on college campuses, prompting many college administrators to ask if their institutions are ready for this latest “invasion”.

College campuses have traditionally been known as places where diverse groups (age, ethnicity, religious and sexual orientation) gather together for a shared learning experience. That has never been truer today with the arrival of Gen Z. The cohort that not only grew up knowing and owning computers but was fully immersed in social media at an early age.

Join this session by expert speaker Kent Seaver, where he will focus on the “why” of what we as academic institutions do. Understanding the “why” allows for strong, specific formulas in terms of academic success. The “why” allow us to understand the issue, the need for change, and the reason for implementation.

Session Highlights:

Inside Higher Ed from March 18, 2019, mentioned Gen Z is perceived as the following:

  • More financially driven than its predecessors

  • It craves authentic experiences

  • Prefers self-learning, applied learning, immersive educational experiences, and technologically-mediated instruction to faculty-driven education and passive learning

  • We are also told that these students are more likely to see college as a means to an end, as a gateway to a rewarding career

Why You Should Attend:

Attendees will be able to examine the importance of, as well as the results of, the engagement of Gen Z from the faculty, student, and institutional perspective. From recruitment to admission, from class work to graduation, and even to employment, academic institutions will be able to view a comprehensive model for fostering Gen Z’s quest to fit it with the comprehensive academic mission of your institution. This model will include what you need, as well as why you need it.

Who Should Attend:

  • Counselors

  • Advisors

  • Faculty members

  • Directors of Equal Opportunity Programs

  • Directors of College Campuses

  • Coordinators of Student Affairs

  • Directors of Special Education

  • Directors of Pupil Services

  • Director of Human Resources

  • Directors of Student Services

  • Directors of Public Safety

  • Directors of Facility Operations


*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Kent  Seaver

Kent Seaver

Kent Seaver has 18 years of experience in the fields of student services and learning resources. While at North Lake College in Irving,TX, he has expanded his work to include multiple student cohorts, including Title IX initiatives. He is presently the Director of Planning and Development and was previously the Director of Learning Resources. He served as Title IX Coordinator from 2014-2016. In that role, Kent created the first comprehensive Title IX intake and response program in the Dallas County District. Kent has earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma and a Juris Doctorate in Law from Texas Wesleyan University.

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