Working Groups are composed of campus, faculty, staff, students, and administrators from across the CSCU system, collaborating to design, implement, and evaluate Guided Pathways initiatives.
To use guided pathways design principles and existing expertise in the CSCU community colleges to develop and recommend policies and practices that facilitate seamless inquiry and enrollment experiences for students. The work will include the evaluation of technology, marketing, and recruitment tools and strategies that will integrate key elements of student on boarding and enrollment processes in the design of the single website, an inquiry process and a streamlined application.
The SST is a collective voice of faculty and staff leadership from all twelve campuses and the Connecticut State Community College cabinet. The State Success team is supported by the CSCU Success Center and works in partnership with national organizations including Achieving the Dream.
The SST exists to:
SST members lead their campus ATD/Student Success team and work with their CEO and other colleagues to advocate for local needs and ensure the success of their students.
Make recommendations for academic and student affairs policy, business process, and work flow procedures that are required for the design, implementation, maintenance, and coordination of a consolidated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Student Information System for the one College. This includes, but is not limited to the Banner Student, Finance, Human Resource and Financial Aid Systems, Blackboard, the myCommNet portal, Degree Works, and software applications for the Guided Pathways initiative.Working Group Conclusion Document (pdf)
Determine resource, capacity needs and timelines for planning and implementing the Banner ERP system and associated technology in the one college, including but not limited to the constellation of software previously mentioned.
Determine resource and capacity needs for ongoing and routine maintenance support for all products.
Work closely with Students First Academic and Student Affairs Consolidation Committee, Guided Pathways Task Force and Transfer and Articulation Policy leads and with CSCU Business Information Systems, Student I Academic Information Services, Financial Aid Services, Finance Services, Human Resources Services, and related councils, partners and stakeholders.
To use Guided Pathways design principles and existing expertise in the CSCU community colleges to develop and recommend policies and practices that facilitate student completion of college level math and English within the first year. The group will facilitate the alignment of the appropriate math and English requirements with programmatic, transfer, and workforce needs.Working Group Conclusion Document (pdf) View ACME Group Page