Increasing Student Success Through Technology
The purpose of the U.S Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program is to provide grants to eligible institutions of higher education to expand capacity to serve at-risk students by improving academic programs, institutional management, and fiscal stability in order to increase self-sufficiency and strengthen capacity to make a substantial contribution to the higher education resources of the Nation.
Arkansas State University Mid-South is using grant funds to transform instructional and service delivery through improved technology. The main grant objectives are: (1) improving and expanding on-line instructional delivery for all programs through curriculum design and professional development; (2) developing and implementing more robust online student services, to include admissions, tutoring, and retention management; and (3) updating and strengthening the College’s curriculum to include various certificates and an associate degree in Computer Programming.
Arkansas State University Mid-South is a public 2-year college located in West Memphis, AR, which is part of the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. ASU Mid-South became a member of the Arkansas State University system in 2015.