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2022 SOCHE Articulation & Transfer Conference

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Event Details

“Beyond Articulation: Purposeful Transfer”

The 2022 SOCHE Articulation & Transfer Conference will take place on Friday, Oct. 21, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET via the SOCHE Zoom platform. This year’s theme is “Beyond Articulation: Purposeful Transfer.” Our emphasis this year is how to assist students in being more intentional during their transfer process, how to create seamless transfer experiences for students going from a 2-year school to a 4-year, and what schools can do to better support these efforts.

During this virtual conference, you’ll be able to hear about the latest updates in the articulation and transfer space from the ODHE, and interact with transfer and articulation colleagues from private, public, and community colleges throughout Ohio. You’ll have three transfer-focused concurrent sessions to choose from, then we’ll hear from a panel of 2-year representatives about the front-end of the traditional transfer pipeline. We’ll wrap up our morning with a keynote from renowned higher education researcher John Fink.

Check out the full conference program below!


When: Friday, Oct. 21, 2022
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET

Where: via SOCHE’s Zoom Platform (link will be sent 24 hours prior to event)


  • Personnel from SOCHE member schools: $20 per person
  • Personnel from NON-member schools/organizations: $30 per person
  • Students: Free with ID

Registration Cancellation Policy

Event Program

8:15 a.m. Meeting link opens
8:30 a.m. Coffee Chat and Networking
Grab your favorite beverage and join us for some casual chat before the conference formally begins.
8:45 a.m. Opening and Welcome
Conference Host: Maureen Cooper, Franklin University
9:00 a.m. ODHE’s Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network Updates
Presenters: Jessi Spencer, Jared Shank, Dr. Candice Grant, Nikki Wearly, Joy Livergood, and Dr. Paula Compton from Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network
9:45 a.m. Break: Pet Parade – share your pet with the group (in person or a photo)
10:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions (choose one at registration)
• Session 1 – Pathway Portal: A Collaborative Effort to Ensure Student Success
The Pathway Portal is an exciting addition to Franklin’s portfolio of tools for transfer partners. Developed in collaboration with Edison State Community College in 2021, the Pathway Portal is a direct connection between Franklin and a community college partner that allows prospective students to view how their credit is applying toward a bachelor’s degree program in real time. This can help students decide on a degree path prior to applying to Franklin. It also eliminates the time spent requesting transcripts, waiting on degree audits, and completing the entire application. The Pathway Portal expanded to Clark State this year and will be linked with several more Ohio and national partners before the end of the year. A demonstration of how it works along with a discussion of the benefits it provides to Franklin, the community college partner, and the students will be included.
Presenters: Jenny Garringer, Franklin University; Jennifer Mack, Franklin University; Stacey Bean, Edison State Community College; and Dr. Travis Binkley, Clark State College
• Session 2 – Transfer Partners and TransferOhio.com: Resources You Can Use
The SW Ohio Transfer Partners Group works collaboratively to advance transfer work in the southwest Ohio and northern Kentucky region. One result of this work is the TransferOhio.com website. Learn more about how you can network with schools in your area and how your school can join the TransferOhio site.
Presenters: Kaci Kortis, University of Cincinnati; Dr. Myshamil Walker, Cincinnati State Technical & Community College; and Dr. Peggy Chalker, Southern State Community College
• Session 3 – Engagement Do’s for the Transitioning Transfer
As they matriculate from the two-year to four-year institutions, some students are impacted by “transfer shock” in a variety of ways. This presentation will dive deeper into collaborative transitional musts to drive transfer engagement success for students and institutions in an interactive way.
Moderator: Amy Borgert, Edison State Community College
Presenter: LaMar Scott, Central State University
10:45 a.m. Break: Chair Yoga with Candice Grant, OATN
11:00 a.m. Community College Student Experience: Transferring Out
Join us for a transparent and insightful conversation focused on the community college student experience.  This panel comprised exclusively of 2-year representatives will provide an engaging look into the front-end of the traditional transfer pipeline. Discussion will focus on what it looks like to prepare students to transfer-out, what barriers students may encounter in doing so, and how to engage students across multiple modalities throughout their experience.
Moderator: Rachel Fulton, Wright State University
· Dr. Myshamil Walker, Cincinnati State Technical & Community College
· Dr. Travis Binkley, Clark State College
· Amy Borgert, Edison State Community College
· Kimberly Collins, Sinclair College
· Dr. Peggy Chalker, Southern State Community College
11:45 a.m. Break: Transfer Week events – share your photos or anything fun that your departments did
12:00 p.m. Keynote: From Articulation Agreements to Cross-Sector Talent Pathways
John Fink, Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University
Our current community college transfer pathway — one that holds great promise for upward economic mobility and social justice — is woefully underperforming and disproportionately impacting Black, Latinx, first-generation, and low-income students. In this keynote, John will argue that, to dramatically improve transfer outcomes and advance equity, K12 schools, community colleges, universities, and employers must take collective responsibility for transfer student success as a regional talent development strategy. Attendees can expect to walk away with research-based insights and resources for better supporting transfer student success and a call to collective action to transform the transfer student experience.
12:30 p.m. Closing comments


October 21, 2022 8:30 am - 12:30 pm(GMT-04:00)

Councils & Committees

SOCHE is dedicated to advancing higher education through active collaboration, resource and knowledge building, and effective professional development programs. To accomplish this, SOCHE administers 16 active Councils and Committees. The purpose of a SOCHE Council or Committee is to provide an opportunity for representatives from higher education to be a resource for one another, share information and best practices, identify common challenges, and, ultimately, broaden awareness of the resources, services, and activities in higher education. SOCHE is also dependent upon the Councils and Committees for substantial input on annual professional development programs.

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