LIM College will co-host Blackboard’s annual Professional & Career College Summit, which will be held April 11-13. This invite-only event provides CEOs, CIOs, Presidents, Academic Vice Presidents and other senior executives an opportunity to gather in an intimate setting and discuss trends and best practices in online learning. 

The theme of this year’s event is Student Success. Presentations will be given by colleges from around the country and experts in the space. Topics will include:

  • Enhancing Relationships Between Faculty and Students
  • Mobile Learning to Improve Student Flexibility 
  • Improving Course Quality 
  • Engaging Alumni

LIM College faculty and administrators will conduct two panel presentations during the conference. Holly Davenport, Director of Distance Learning; Michael Londrigan, Chair of the Fashion Merchandising Department; Fashion Merchandising faculty member Nancy Miller, and Adam Rosen, Director of Academic Administration, will give a presentation on “Enhancing the Online Learning Experience Through Systemic Change.” And Susan Bauer, Coordinator of Graduate Studies Career Services; Jocelyn Coalter, Assistant Director of Student Affairs; Sharon Mella, Senior Career Development Counselor; Charles Pryor, Associate Dean of Student Affairs; Lauren Seraita-Bazhdari, Lead Academic Advisor, and Vanessa Torres, an MBA student who is President of the Graduate Student Council, will discuss “Improving the Student Experience Through the Use of Technology.”

Blackboard a global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners around the world every day. Blackboard’s solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to extend teaching and learning online, facilitate campus commerce and security, and communicate more effectively with their communities. Founded in 1997, Blackboard is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.