Students who engage with their college are more likely to succeed and stay enrolled. Engagement comes in many forms both in and out of the classroom. At community colleges, the classroom is where students primarily engage with the college and interaction with faculty is the most critical form of engagement.
For many students, their faculty instructor is the college. The interaction between students and faculty influences student retention perhaps more than any other connection on campus. And as a representative of the college, faculty members can facilitate other important connections on campus for students.
Faculty advising at Madison College (link coming soon)
Six quick things to do right now: