Transfer Nation Talks

Tea on Transfer w/ Bernard Huggins | April 2023

April 03, 2023 Season 3 Episode 10
Transfer Nation Talks
Tea on Transfer w/ Bernard Huggins | April 2023
Show Notes

Tea on Transfer is the monthly scoop on all things Transfer in a condensed format. We cover important transfer news, discuss pressing topics with special guests, and spotlight community recommendations and shoutouts. This month we are joined by Bernard Huggins, Associate Director of the University of Central Florida’s Transfer Center! Bernard and Heather share what they are focused on this month in Transfer and debrief their trip to #NISTS2023. 

About Our Hosts

Dr. Heather Adams Ed.D. is the senior manager at The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, leading the development of transfer engagement initiatives. She is also the founder and CEO of Transfer Nation. Dr. Adams earned an A.A. in Psychology from Santa Monica College and transferred to UCLA, where she obtained a B.A. in Psychology and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.

Bernard Huggins is the Associate Director of the University of Central Florida Transfer Center. He earned his Associate of Arts degree from Valencia College and a Bachelor of Science degree from UCF. Bernard received his master's degree in Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and he is currently pursuing a doctorate in Educational Leadership at UCF.

Resources Mentioned

  • UCF Transfer Appreciation Day 2023 
  • National Student Clearinghouse Transfer, Mobility, and Progress Report March 2023
  • Higher Ed Dive article covering the Clearinghouse Report 
  • NISTS Conference 
    • Special recommendation to check out: Reflect, Get Set, Connect: Conference Takeaways and Closing Remarks | Rachel Fulton, Sandra Dika, and Anthea Henderson 
  • Nominate a NISTS Transfer Student Ambassador!!!
  • Media Recommendations: 
    • Bernard: Swarm (film)
    • Heather: Rising Class (book) by Jennifer Miller
      • Terrific non-fiction narrative that follows three first-generation college students navigating their first year of college! Wonderful read for advisors, staff and others who work with first-gen students and a perfect gift for a first-gen college student!

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Show Credits

Hosts | Dr. Heather Adams, Bernard Huggins

Producers | Samantha Kaplan, Brandon Rodríguez

Sound Editing | Abraham Urias

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