Institute for Student Success

Student Success

Call for Proposals!

“I enjoyed sharing what I have learned with other staff and faculty and seeing how energized they were about the information I offered them and the ideas they shared with one another. I felt appreciated and had fun too!” – Past Institute presenter

AY 15/16 Institutes
August 18, 2015 & January 14, 2016
on the HSU Campus


Submit a brief proposal form by March 23, 2015

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Interactive Workshops

  • Share concrete strategies, with focus on activities, collaboration
  • “Level 1” (for participants with little experience in a topic) and “Level 2” (for participants with some prior experience in a topic) workshops welcome
  • NEW! 1.5- and 3-hour format options
  • Collaborations encouraged: across units, between disciplines & among staff and faculty
  • 7-minute format
  • Based on “Pecha Kucha” technique (
  • Topics should relate to student success, innovative projects/programs, active learning strategies, etc.

Looking for workshop ideas? Check out this PDF list of suggestions requested by your colleagues!

Questions? Call Melissa Meiris at 707.826.4504

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Persons who wish to request disability-related accommodations please contact as soon as possible to ensure all needs can be reasonably met.

The Institute for Student Success is a one-day professional development event that aims to provide staff, faculty, and administrators with information, resources, and strategies useful in supporting a variety of student learning needs and enhancing the success of students from diverse backgrounds. The Institute includes a range of workshops focusing on various topics, from creating inclusive campus environments to effective pedagogy.