Student Development Institute

Title III, Project SSStrong, Achieving the Dream Leader CollegeProject SSStrong will sponsor the Student Development Institute each spring of our Title III, Part A Strengthening Institutions Grant.


Aligned with our Title III Project SSStrong goals, this Institute is designed to bring together faculty and staff from across the District to explore promising practices that could help increase student success, persistence and completion.

Who Attends

Participants include members of the TCC community as well as representatives from area school districts and our university partners.

What We Do

Guest speakers and breakout session facilitators share their expertise and encourage discussions about how we can work together to support student success.


2nd Annual Student Development Institute

May 24, 2012
Southeast Campus


A Shared Agenda for Student Success(PDF will open in a new window)


The theme for the second institute reflects the shared role each member of the educational community plays in preparing students for higher education and future careers.

Special Guest Speakers

Dr. Jennifer Bloom, "Appreciative Advising"
Clinical Professor, Department of Educational Leadership Policies
University of South Carolina

Dr. Vincent Tinto, "Student Success Does Not Arise by Chance"
Distinguished Professor
Syracuse University


1st Annual Student Development Institute

May 26, 2011
Trinity River Campus


On Course with Student Success (PDF will open in a new window)


The theme for the first institute focuses on the role of academic advising as well as the importance of diversity and cultural competency.

Special Guest Speakers

Ms. Brenda Jackson, "Becoming a Trusted Advisor to Your Customers"
Senior Vice President, Customer and Community Relations
Oncor Corporation

Mr. Tom Brown, "International Advising that is Appreciative"
Thomas Brown & Associates, LLC


  • Adjuncts: 11
  • Administrators: 102
  • Faculty: 27
  • Support Staff: 102
  • Other: 7



Anthony Walker, Director of Student Success and Completion
Fax 817-515-0454

Jody Wasson, Student Success and Title III Administrative Assistant
Fax 817-515-0454




Updated April 14, 2014


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