The semesterly Student Success Symposium, which celebrates the efforts of the campus community and offers insights into goals for the coming year, is open to faculty and staff across The University of Texas at Austin’s colleges, schools, and units who work to help our students succeed. This conference-style event gives participants the opportunity to discover, discuss, and learn about best practices in student success.
2021 Student Success Advocate and Champion
Congratulations to Hodges Mitchell II and Vanessa Garcia, the 2021 Student Success Advocate and Student Success Champion! Student Success Initiatives looks forward to recognizing Hodges and Vanessa’s outstanding work at a future Student Success Symposium.
Student Success Advocate and Student Success Champion Awards
The Student Success Advocate award recognizes a faculty and/or staff member who works behind the scenes to impact student success on the Forty Acres. A Student Success Advocate may be creating supporting technology, analyzing data, or in an administrative or faculty role making a difference in the way students achieve success on campus. The Student Success Champion award honors a faculty and/or staff member who has touched the lives of countless students. A Student Success Champion goes above and beyond every day on behalf of students. Winners are selected by committee and receive an award commemorating the honor.
2020 Award Recipients
Kristen Kessel, Student Success Advocate
Dr. Richard Reddick, Student Success Champion