Upswing’s New Webinar Profiles Bethune-Cookman University and Strategies for Engaging and Retaining Students During COVID-19

Industry: Education

– Featured Speakers Discuss Challenges Bethune-Cookman University Faced at the Outset of the Pandemic and How They Adapted for the Fall Semester –

Austin, TX (PRUnderground) October 15th, 2020

Upswing, an online student engagement organization, knows colleges are approaching registration season when students make the critical evaluations to decide whether or not to continue next semester. Join Upswing as they host a free webinar, ‘COVID Conversations in Higher Ed with Bethune-Cookman University’ on Monday, October 19, 2020, at 10 am – 11 am CST.

Register for the live webinar to hear featured speakers Dr. Arletha McSwain, Executive Director of Global Online Partnerships, and Shantell Thompson, Director of Special Programs in Enrollment Management at Bethune-Cookman, detail the challenges the university faced at the outset of the pandemic and how they adapted to engage and retain their students for the fall semester.

The webinar will discuss Bethune-Cookman’s goals set for the semester and new initiatives implemented to address online engagement and dropout prevention using Upswing and other tools.

During the live session, Dr. Arletha McSwain and Shantell Thompson will answer your questions and offer strategic advice for moving forward.

Sign Up Now to Reserve Your Spot

COVID Conversations in Higher Ed with Bethune-Cookman University
Monday, October 19, 2020, at 10 am – 11 am CST.
Register here

Please note even if you can’t attend the live webinar, you can still register to receive a copy of the recording.

Stay tuned as this is the second of a series of ‘COVID Conversations in Higher Ed’ webinars profiling college administrators across the country sharing their strategies and best practices learned from adapting to the pandemic.

Upswing was recently named to Fortune Magazine’s Impact 20 List, making it one of just 20 young companies that are already making people’s lives better.

About Upswing

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