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Student Success Institute

Featuring Dr. Vincent Tinto

October 24 - 25, 2008
Friday: 10am to 4pm
Saturday: 9m to 3pm

Student Success Initiative Registration form (64K PDF)
Kindly RSVP completed form to Tina Inzerilla by Thursday, October 15, 5:00pm

Dr. Vincent TintoDr. Vincent Tinto, one of the country's foremost experts in student success and retention, will be at Las Positas College. Dr. Tinto joins us to present current student success strategies; this Institute will be focused on LPC utilizing our own data and present opportunities for building new alliances across campus. Look for emails and visit this page for updates as we get closer to the event.

Professor Tinto received his Ph.D. in education and sociology from The University of Chicago. He is currently Distinguished University Professor at Syracuse University and chair of the higher education program. He has carried out research and has written extensively on higher education, particularly on student retention and the impact of learning communities on student growth and attainment. For more information, please read Dr. Tinto's biography.

Recommended Reading

In preparation for Dr. Tinto's visit he has sent us a number of articles for folks to read. These readings are recommended but not required to be completed to attend the institute.

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