Helping Commuter Students Succeed on Your Campus: Issues and Strategies

Live Webinar

  • 60 minutes

This webinar is presented with the purpose of generating institution-based discussions that will speak to specific approaches that are tailored to the needs and challenges of the participants. Discussion and interaction among participants are highly recommended for maximum benefit.

  • Provide an overview of the issues that prevent commuter students from being more fully engaged on your college campus

  • How to best assess the needs of commuter students on your campus

  • Provide practical research-based strategies that can promote and improve engagement for the commuter student population

Join this session by expert speaker Jerald Henderson, where he will explain how to utilize existing programs and services to better serve commuter students for academic success

Session Highlights:

As a result of this session, participants will benefit in the following ways:

  • Obtain a better understanding of the needs of commuter students

  • Obtain an array of research-based best practice strategies that should be considered when enhancing and developing ongoing initiatives to assist commuter students

  • Understand the importance of collaboration in working with commuter students

  • Identify applicable research-based strategies that can improve student engagement for commuter students

Why You Should Attend:

The attendees can walk away with more research-based strategies that can be adapted to their own institutional needs as they move forward with their efforts to improve the educational experiences of commuter students.

Who Should Attend:

This webinar is for the following audience:

  • College and University Staff

  • Faculty

  • Advisors

  • Student Affairs Personnel

  • Learning Assistance Personnel

  • Deans

  • Chairs and Other Am

*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.

Jerald Henderson

Jerald Henderson

Dr. Henderson has worked in Higher Education for over 30 years. He has held faculty and staff positions in the Counseling Center as well as an administrative position in Academic Affairs at the university level. His expertise is in student persistence and completion, assessment, evaluation research, curriculum / program design, and counseling. He has worked on large-scale projects such as institutional self-studies for re-accreditation, institutional task forces to improve student retention at postsecondary institutions and communication task forces to improve campus climate. Dr. Henderson currently serves as a Peer Mentor for the Higher Learning Commission’s Persistence and Completion Academy.

He has recently published a book entitled: First Generation Students Can Succeed: A Guide to Choosing and Navigating College. His focus is providing consultation to both secondary and postsecondary entities to bridge the access gaps and increase student persistence and completion rates for first generation and/or minority students who want to attend colleges and universities. Dr. Henderson earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Roosevelt University; his Master’s degree in Social Agency Counseling from Henderson State University; and his Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Curriculum, Instruction, and Evaluation.

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