Office for Retention & Student Success
We strive to improve the student experience on campus by holistically supporting all Shippensburg University students, parents, and families.
Retention and Student Success provides a variety of undergraduate collegiate support opportunities and services that, when combined, assist students in successfully navigating the Shippensburg University experience resulting in degree completion. Using both qualitative and quantitative data, The Office for Retention and Student Success will develop a portfolio of targeted interventions aimed at decreasing both overall student attrition and student attrition within special sub-populations.
Retention and Student Success includes the following programs and initiatives.
- Attendance Outreach
- Course Materials Grant
- Early Alert Program
- Lending Library
- Men of Color Conversation
- Raider Retention Grant
- Student Success Coach
- Ship Cuts (campus Barber Shop)
Felicia Shearer, ABD
Executive Director for Retention & Student Success
Mowrey Hall 244
Alisha Smith, M.Ed.
Student Success Coordinator
Mowrey Hall 243
John Ograh, MS
Success Coach, Retention & Student Success
Mowrey Hall 245
Retention & Student Success Graduate Assistant
Mowrey Hall 242