ANTSHE Conference Press Releases
ANTSHE 2017 | March 23-25, 2017
We were honored to have met Georgia Governor Nathan Deal at the State Capital today with Dr. Lee Viar, President, Todd Powell, Vice-President, Lori Viar, Communications Officer for ANTSHE. We're in Atlanta preparing for the 20th Annual ANTSHE Conference to be held this week at Kennesaw State University. Our three day conference will feature some of the most accomplished, respected, innovative leaders and administrators focusing on adult learners in higher education today and some very talented, motivated adult learners as well. The opportunity to register onsite for the full conference or just a day pass is still available. Visit 2017 ANTSHE Conference #antshe2017
On March 23-25, 2017 we celebrated 20 Years of ANTSHE! In honor of our 20 Years supporting and motivating non-traditional students across the country, we awarded 20 Scholarships to 20 Nontrads!For a full list of scholarship winners visit ANTSHE Scholarship Program. This year, attendees from across the country had the opportunity to:
LEARN & ENGAGE with breakout sessions, round table discussions, poster sessions, nontrad student forum, college/university president's forum, and other networking opportunities.
NETWORK with leaders in higher education, administrators, faculty, advisors, non-traditional students, and ANTSHE Board Members and volunteers.
COLLABORATE with leaders of Adult Learner Programs and organizations whose focus is adult learner success.
AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS presented to leaders of adult learner programs, and to colleges/universities. Scholarships are awarded annually and exclusively to ANTSHE student members.
They also had the unique opportunity to attend and participate in a presidents panel discussion moderated by Dr. Belle Wheelan, President of SACS/COC.
Representatives from the following colleges, universities, and organizations, attended:
For more information visit: 2017 ANTSHE Conference
In spring of 2017, we began our 20/20 Campaign to raise funds to help sponsor 20 scholarships to 20 nontraditional students. We are very grateful for the many donations and because of the support of ANTSHE members, sponsors, and anonymous donors, ANTSHE was able to raise the funds needed to sponsor 20 nontraditional student scholarships! These scholarships were presented throughout the three day conference with some of the nontraditional students in attendance. Thank you to the many supporters of the ANTSHE 20/20 Campaign! Because of your support, 20 nontraditional students will be able to have the financial support needed to help them succeed in reaching their educational goals for 2017-2018.
This years theme focused on "Addressing the Identity Crisis: Realizing the Value in Non-Traditional Learners in Adult Programs and Initiatives...Mentoring and Mapping Their Needs for 21st Century Success"
The presentations, keynotes, and poster sessions highlighted key areas of higher education that need to be improved on to further aide in nontraditional student success. Many of the presentations focused on innovative techniques and ideas to help the nontraditional student succeed and to help the supporters, administrators, faculty, and advisors to be able to focus programs that support nontraditional students. The sessions were engaging, we had intense networking opportunities, a nontraditional student panel, and some of the best keynote speakers yet! It was a celebration of nontraditional students as well and the special events included the Atlanta Jazz Trio, a performance by Lucy (Lucille Ball-Melody Knighton), and even Elvis (Matthew Spalding) performed. It was a lot of fun and a great learning experience. Those in attendance were able to experience the collaboration of leaders of adult learner programs and organizations whose focus is adult learner success, and get exposure to innovative ideas and leadership to help their adult learner program be successful.
To see pictures and videos from the ANTSHE Conference 2017 at Kennesaw, visit us on Twitter, #antshe2017, and Flickr.
We hope to see you next year at the ANTSHE Conference 2018 in North Carolina! Mark your calendar, registration will begin soon. Remember, members of ANTSHE save even more off of registration. Not a member of ANTSHE? Join today and save even more off of your registration for the ANTSHE conference!
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Celebrating 20 Years of Non-Traditional Student Support & Success!
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