Transfer Nation Talks

Community College Transfer Centers | Triton College | Part 2

November 21, 2022 Transfer Nation Season 3 Episode 4
Transfer Nation Talks
Community College Transfer Centers | Triton College | Part 2
Show Notes

This season, Transfer Nation is exploring Community College Transfer Centers! 

This is Part 2 of our roundtable discussion with the #TransferChampions behind Triton College’s Transfer Center! Listen to Part 1 to catch up on the conversation and learn about the center's origin story and advocacy work. This episode focuses on day-to-day center activity, implementing accommodating design in physical spaces, and finding creative solutions to logistical challenges.

Nelly Marcial is the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. She previously served as Director of the Triton College Transfer Center. Connect with Nelly on LinkedIn!

Ian Torres is a Transfer Support Specialist at Triton College. Connect with Ian on LinkedIn!

Derek Salinas-Lazarski is the Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences at Triton College. Connect with Derek on LinkedIn!

Nancy Guzman is the Interim Transfer Coordinator at College of DuPage. She was a Transfer Specialist during her time at Triton College. Connect with Nancy on LinkedIn!

The Triton College Transfer Center, which opened its doors in early Spring 2020, is 100% Title V funded. The college's transfer culture continues to evolve in a positive direction and staff have been given autonomy to create many new initiatives. The center also monitors student cohort retention and completion and strives to increase the number of partnerships and transfer guides for four year institutions.

(This interview was recorded April 2022.)

Mentioned Resources:

#TritonTransferSuccess #TritonCollege #TransferCenter #CommunityCollege

Show Credits

Host | Dr. Heather Adams

Guests | Nelly Marcial, Ian Torres, Derek Salinas-Lazarski, Nancy Guzman

Producers | Sam Kaplan, Brandon Rodríguez

Sound Editing | Abraham Urias

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