September Webinar Series, Fall Back Into CE/DE

It is the start of a new school year. As you welcome back students, NACEP is here to help with webinars focused on research and communication to help cultivate engagement and support student success. Whether you are looking for ways research can support your work or new communication strategies to connect with your students and partners, NACEP has you covered! Join us in September for Research Rendezvous, Research Round-Up, and a new communication series “Communicating Connection.”

Communicating Connection: Supporting Student Success Through Faculty Engagement 

Date: 9.13.23


  • Sarah Brown, Strategic Projects Coordinator, NACEP
  • Julie Snyder-Yuly, Assistant Professor and Basic Course Director, Communication Studies

Webinar Type: Public

Description: Student connection is important for student success. This webinar series focuses on communication theory and strategy to help boost student engagement and connection in order to create effective student partnerships in dual and concurrent enrollment. As the first part of this three-part series, the discussion will emphasize the importance of knowing your audience, or student population, and the importance of understanding student needs as a way to connect relevant information to help ensure their success.

Research Rendezvous

Date: 9.18.23

Time: 2:00 EST

Webinar Type: Member-Only


Are you looking for ways to collect data for your program or in a graduate program and want a place to discuss research?

Join NACEP’s Research Rendezvous and learn from practiced researchers ways to collect and analyze data from assessment and evaluation, program planning, and beyond. Research Rendezvous is a new meeting-style webinar that offers an interactive environment for individuals looking to learn more about research and ways to incorporate it into their dual enrollment program or graduate studies.

Data collection can be a great way to better understand student needs and build equitable access to education. Led by the NACEP Research Commission, meetings will be topic-based and offered at different days and times throughout the year in order to accommodate individuals who may not be able to attend during the Wednesday Webinar timeslot. These meeting-style rendezvous’ will take a limited number of participants, and will not be recorded. 

Research Round-Up: The Benefits of Dual Enrollment

Date: 9.20.23


  • Jason Taylor, Assistant Dean for Transfer Student Success, Office of Undergraduate Studies Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Utah
  • John Fink, Senior Research Associate, Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Amy Hubbard, Executive Director of Early College, University of Maine System
  • Lauren Schudde, Associate Professor of Education Leadership and Policy, University of Texas at Austin

Webinar Type: Public


This NACEP research roundup focuses on what research tells us about the benefits of dual enrollment for students. Presenters will review and discuss articles specific to the field. Viewers will have the opportunity to engage and ask questions as well as review articles prior to the webinar. 

This month’s Research Round-Up articles: