Supporting Students Through Advising, Coaching and Mentoring

This Institute took place on Friday, September 28th at Missouri State University. Thank you to all who participated!

Agenda Highlights

  • Empowering Students through Proactive Advising: The Complete College America Framework in Action with Dr. Dhanfu Elston, Vice President of Strategy, Complete College America
  • The Critical First Year: Motivating Freshmen to Completion
  • Continuing the Momentum: Advising for Completion
  • Coaching and Mentoring the Whole Student: Social-emotional and Cultural Support

Workshop Materials:


Pre-Reading and Related Research


Thanks to Lumina Foundation and Kresge Foundation for support of this professional development program through the St. Louis Talent Hub.

Thank you to the Student Success Learning Institute Planning Committee for this workshop:

  • Maxwell Artis, Life Coach, Maryville University
  • Amanda Eller, Assistant Director of Advising, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Elizabeth Eckelkamp, Associate Provost for Student Success, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Erica Ellard, M.A.T., Director, Academic Resource Center, Webster University
  • Carol Heisserer, Director of Advising, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Tracey Glaessgen, EdD, Associate Director, Center for Academic Success and Transition, Missouri State University
  • Ken Schueller, MCS, Director of Student Success, University of Central Missouri
  • Laura Winter, Project Director, St. Louis Graduates