Moraine Valley's Definition of Retention
Student success that is shaped by learning-centered environment, which focuses on the needs, expectations and goals of our diverse students by promoting successful learning partnerships through completion of college studies that are aligned to the academic and social achievement aspirations of students.
What's Happening at Moraine Valley?:
Please use this page as a resource to help you learn from your colleagues about student success and retention theories, find out about student success and retention strategies implemented at other colleges, and submit your own strategies and ideas that help you engage and retain students.
Moraine Valley Best Practices (pdf)
A collection of retention strategies submitted by Moraine Valley faculty.
Moraine Valley Resources and Books
The Center for Teaching and Learning has outlined materials focused on Student Development and Retention that are available in the Moraine Valley Library.
Milestone Approach to Student Transition and Success
A road map to milestones that students achieve as they become successful at the college and become lifelong learners.
Women in Technology
Learn more about this mentoring group that offers mentoring to female students entering into Moraine Valley's Mechanical Design/CAD, LAN, IT Security, Computer Programming, Networking and Web Design/Development programs.
Exploring the Retention of Our Students: A Review of Student Success
Strategies at Moraine Valley (pdf)
A PowerPoint presentation that discusses themes from the results of the best practices gathered.
Retention Efforts at Moraine Valley (pdf)
Services and programming to help students be successful.
Strategic Priority: Planning, Achieving, Managing Growth (pdf)
A report detailing action Step E4: Identify retention strategies for collegewide implementation.
Retention Themes at Moraine Valley (pdf)
Common themes related to student attrition and retention.