Success Center wins President's Staff Excellence Award
December 13, 2016
The President's Staff Excellence Awards are annually granted to Tulane staff members who exhibit outstanding achievement in their contributions to the university by either increasing productivity within a department, contributing to significant cost savings or exceeding expectations of service.
“The students’ Success Center is a success,” said Fitts. “I hear about it across the country, and it’s something that I wish I had when I was in college.”
Students learn that failure is part of success
March 2, 2017
When Krista Casale, a senior success coach in the Tulane Success Center, heard about a program called “Stanford, I Screwed Up,” she knew it was something that would be equally beneficial at Tulane University.
Success Coaching program is a 'Model of Excellence'
University Business Magazine has honored Tulane University in its spring 2016 Models of Excellence recognition program, which highlights innovative approaches to encouraging and nurtuting student success on campus.
Typically, when students hear they have been recommended for an academic support program it is viewed as punitive. Their attitude toward participating is shaped by the sense that they have done something wrong.
For that reason, previous efforts at Tulane University to assist students with academic challenges “proved to be difficult and ineffective,” says Michele Oelking, director of the Academic Success Center. Still, the need for a program to aid students in achieving academic, personal and career goals—particularly students with ADHD—was evident.
Supporting the “Who”: Coaching and College Student Development
Pg. 31: “Through the coaching process, I get to watch students grow and feel more confident in who they are and what they are capable of doing” says Success Coach Karen Hocheiser, ACC . . .
Your Student was Admitted, Now What?
May 19, 2016
Join us to learn about support options available for college students with ADHD and how they differ from support in high school.
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Academic Success Center director makes the grade
November 6, 2015
Michele Oelking, director of the Academic Success Center at Tulane University, received accolades for her life-coaching efforts with students in Gambit’s “40 Under 40” feature, “The class of 2015: 40 New Orleanians you need to know.”
Resilience is a skill to be learned and cultivated
March 30, 2016
Life, inevitably, has its ups and downs. But with resilience, a person can strategically move forward in the face of adversity and maintain a sense of belonging and achievement.
Student As The Expert: Avoiding The Advice-giving Trap
Using Mindfulness to Your Personal and Professional Advantage
Making yourself a priority and developing a clear understanding of what you need as a person and professional, will support you in doing amazing work. Focusing your energy on yourself, will inevitably make the barriers you stumble upon less significant and allow space for you to grow projects and initiatives from a place of passion rather than necessity.
I put together 4 strategies that I utilize to redirect my energy and focus on myself throughout the day. If you are like me, once you start incorporating these into your work routine you will be more in touch with your authentic self during your busiest of work days.
A spotlight on resilience
February 19, 2016
Tulane University faculty members from five different academic disciplines come together not to focus on their successes, but to reflect on their failures. Michael Cohen, Michael Cunningham, Rebecca Mark, Latha Rajan and Peter Ricchiuti will be panelists in a discussion focused on resilience and overcoming adversity.
Creating an Individualized Approach to Student Support through Professional Coaching
This webinar provides an overview of support services provided by the Academic Success Center at Tulane University and specifically explore how the Success Coaching program provides individualized support through coaching.
August 3, 2015
Krista Ward and Karen Hochheiser, standing, success coaches from the Tulane Academic Success Center, field questions from senior fellows with the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC)
Exams don’t have to be stressful
December 5, 2014
The Tulane Academic Success Center continues to be a secret weapon for students during midterm and final exams.
Students have a place to turn when academics get rough
September 10, 2013
Keeping afloat of life on a college campus can become overwhelming. Fortunately, Tulane University students can visit the Academic Success Center for guidance.
New coaching program builds confidence in students
December 13, 2012