Research Panel: Supporting Online Student Success for Veterans, Service & Military Family Members

Findings from Current Studies for Supporting Online Student Success for Veterans, Service & Military Family Members

This is the fourth and last webinar of the Sloan-C Webinar Series 2014: Increasing Online Student Success & Retention for Veterans, Servicemembers & Military Family Members

This panel includes researchers from higher education institutions, national associations, and statewide organization. The panel members will discuss current and emerging trends as well as their research and findings regarding Veterans, Servicemembers, and Military Family Members and higher education. Attendees will be able to ask questions about each study. Additionally, upcoming research studies for 2014 and 2015 that are seeking campus and organizational collaboration will be highlighted.

Topics to be covered include:

Speaker Bio


Kristen Betts, EdD – Drexel University, School of Education, Clinical Professor

Kenneth Hartman, EdD – Eduventures, Senior Fellow & Principal Analyst; Board, Sloan-Consortium; Former US Army Officer

Panelists :

Becky Klein-Collins, MA & MPP – Senior Director, Research & Policy Development for the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

Lesley McBain, MS – Current Second-Year Ph.D. Student, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSEIS), University of California, Los Angeles; previously Senior Research & Policy Analyst at American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU)/Special Projects Associate at Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)

Denise Rodak, M.A. – Coordinator – Montclair State University, Veteran and Military Resources

Terry Watson, MS – Disability Contact Liaison, Pennsylvania State University World Campus