Student Success & Retention Innovation will periodically host events and activities for students, staff and faculty surrounding the SSRI frameworks and topics related to student success.
Available Presentations or Workshops
SSRI staff are available to do workshops on a variety of topics, including our guiding frameworks or just explaining our area. To discuss or request a presentation please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your interest.
SOS, Mindset & Belonging
In-person or on zoom, this workshop will provide an overview of the basics of growth mindset, sense of belonging and SSRI resources and initiatives related to these topics.
Compassion in Action
Toolkit & Recording
Compassion is an institutional value, and is more important than ever. Faculty, staff and student panelists were asked to share how they turn compassion in to action through their work, actions, roles, or relationships at the University of Arizona and beyond to cultivate safe & inclusive spaces.
Exhausted, Unfocused, and Confused…How Is Your Mental Health?
Presented by Jenny Simon, MC, LPC, PhD, Life Management Counselor – Thrive Center
We are united in distress right now; wouldn’t it be great to find some peace together? Join us for a workshop loaded with hands on techniques to improve our mental health. We do better when we are taking care of ourselves. Let’s reset our nervous systems in this brief get-together.
Successfully Supporting Students in Higher Education Who Have Experienced Foster Care or Housing Insecurity
Presented by Dani Carrillo, Program Coordinator, Fostering Success – Thrive Center
Join us for a discussion around how we currently support students and how you can approach student support through a trauma-informed lens.
Under the Hood: How to Be a Successful Facilitator
Presented by Kelly Amsler, Senior Lead Learning Specialist – C.A.T.S. Academics
Right now, our screen time, our ability to multi-task, and preserving connections with colleagues and students is integral to our pandemic response and what's left of our work-life balance. With meetings comprising the bulk of our workdays, why not make these as effective, productive and -dare we say- enjoyable, as possible? In this workshop you will learn how to plan for, design, facilitate, and close out a meeting for optimal participant engagement.