CSRDE Best Practices in Student Retention Awards 2020

CSRDE announced our Best Practices in Student Retention Awards for 2020 at NSSR 2020 LIVE on November 10. Congratulations to all of our award winners!

  • Case Willoughby, Joshua Novak, Sharla Anke, Belinda Richardson, and Amy Pignatore of Butler County Community College (PA) won the 2020 Best Practices in Student Retention Award for their paper Crafting a Culture for Student Success. Best Practices Award winners must demonstrate evidence of a system-wide approach to the institution’s retention issues.
  • Georgeanna Robinson and Kaitlin Wilcox of Grinnell College received the 2020 Institutional Research Leadership in Student Retention Award for their paper Involving the Campus in Collecting Actionable Data: An Argument for Long Term Research Planning. This award is given to the paper best demonstrating the importance of institutional research to the field of student retention.
  • Jennifer F. Humber of University of Alabama was presented the 2020 Director’s Award for her paper, In Their Own Words: Student Engagement as Defined by Online Learners. The Director’s Award is given to the paper that best addresses an issue of current interest and need in the field of student retention and success.
  • Brian Barlow, Shelly Dreadfulwater, and Sky Wildcat of Northeastern State University won 2020 Best Poster Award for their poster It Takes a Village to Retain a Student: Community-Based Retention. The award was selected from a panel of judges at the conference.