Culture Influencers: Lauren Weiner

Lauren WeinerTransfer Mentors Torrence Spears (Junior) and Gatlin Stewart (Sophomore), led by Lauren Weiner, Transfer Student Success Coach, presented on “Getting Started is Half the Battle: Building a Comprehensive Transfer Year Experience” at the Transfer Student Leadership Summit hosted by The University of Texas at Austin. HBU’s new transfer success program includes the creation of the transfer mentor program, as well as, a revamp of Transfer Orientation that has contributed to a 4.4 percent higher persistence rate among students who attended the orientation compared to students who did not attend.