Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Southwestern Consortium Workshop

Save the Date – March 6-7th, 2014 for the

2nd Annual Southwestern Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Workshop

 From Admission to Bar Passage:  Increasing the Reach

of Your Academic Support Program

at

St. Mary’s School of Law

in San Antonio, Texas

The Southwestern Consortium of Academic Support Professionals will host a one day conference focused on increasing participation and awareness of academic support among students, faculty, and administration.  The workshop will be a collaborative working experience where colleagues will discuss the important factors to consider when creating pre-law school orientation programs, marketing to students, and asking faculty for assistance.

 Registration is now open to anyone interested.  There is not a registration fee.  Participants are responsible for their travel and hotel costs.  If you plan on attending, please fill out the attached form and return to either Patricia Solano (academicaffairs@stmarytx.edu) or Kevin Robinowich (krobinowich2@stmarytx.edu) at St. Mary’s.

 St. Mary’s negotiated a great rate at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio Hotel, 600 E. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205, which is near Thursday night’s dinner.  This hotel is located downtown on the San Antonio River Walk.  The rate is $189.00 per night.  Please be advised that this block will release and the price will expire on February 13, 2014.  You can book your room online at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/stmarysuniversity, or by phone by calling (888) 421-1442 and referencing St. Mary’s and the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

Agenda and Speakers:

March 6th:

6:30 – Dinner at The Tower of Americas’ Chart House Restaurant

March 7th:

8:30-9 – Breakfast

9-9:50 – Assessing ASP Programs to Find Expansion Areas - Jennifer Carr

10-10:50 – Building Relationships Prior to Law School by Creating Pre-Matriculation Programming - Kevin Robinowich and Preyal Shah

11-11:50 – Working with Faculty to Enhance Academic Support - Paula Manning

12-1 – Lunch

1:10-2 – Gaining Support and Assistance from Administration - Associate Dean Rey Valencia

2:10-3 – Getting Students into Bar Prep Programs - Steven Foster

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Steven Foster (sfoster@okcu.edu)

Director of Academic Achievement at Oklahoma City University

Kevin Robinowich (krobinowich2@stmarytx.edu)

Director of Academic Support at St. Mary’s School of Law

Preyal Shah (pshah@stmarytx.edu)

Director of Bar Studies at St. Mary’s School of Law

 

 

 

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