Fall Success Conference

Student Success Conference
Launch Your Academic Success at WCC!

Join us for the Fall 2021 Student Success Conference, Plug Into Your Success at WCC, on Friday, Aug. 27 from 9-11 a.m. This free virtual conference is specifically designed for new students. WCC is committed to helping students be successful and reach their full potential.

This high-impact event equips students with success strategies that will boost learning and provide the needed skills to succeed. The overall goal is for students to better understand how extracurricular activities can supplement learning and start them down the right path. 

A special video invitation from WCC President, Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

Register now

Conference Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

First Lecture: Glimpse into the Virtual Classroom

Are you nervous about your first day of college? Wondering what it's like to be in a virtual classroom setting? Let us put you at ease. Join us at the First Lecture and get to sneak peek into a virtual class before the semester begins.

9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Your Toolbox for Online Success

Start strong! Learn helpful strategies and resources that can assist you in developing the needed skills for success for online courses.

 9:55 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Ready, Set, GO! Planning for a Successful Semester

Learn how to create goals and utilize them to not only succeed, but to achieve your career dreams. Uncover the connections needed to make for a successful academic semester.

 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.

Beyond the Classroom: Choose Your Own Adventure!

Wondering what campus life looks like? Interested in supplementing your classroom experience with extracurricular activities? Journey beyond the classroom and uncover a whole new world within the co-curricular pathways.

 10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 Q&A Session

Closing Remarks and Prize Drawing

Dr. Kimberly Hurns, Executive Vice President of Instruction
Tracci Johnson, Dean of Students 

Attendees will have a chance to win some amazing prizes like a laptop, a $250 book scholarship or AirPods. Register now to reserve your spot for this year's student success conference.

 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 Post-Conference Session: Supercharge Your Success

The Alpha Scholars program is WCC's premier learning community that is focused on your success! From registration through graduation, this unique opportunity provides students with personalized support to accomplish educational goals. Join us to see how you can get the full college experience and the benefits of being an Alpha Scholar!

Questions? Feel free to contact the conference committee at successconference@wccnet.edu.

Please Note: Prize winners must be present to win, all prizes are considered taxable income and any prize winnings in excess of $600 in value will be reported to the IRS, as required by law.