Enrollment Management Team,
As of this week, we surpassed 7,000 undergraduate applications for fall 2024, +2,000 applications from this point last year. We aim to hit our target of 10,000 applications, similar to last year. The recruitment cycle is off to a great start, with higher open house attendance. Our free application efforts end on December 1st, please encourage your networks to apply: https://www2.brockport.edu/info/ug-free-application/
At the November 30th Joint Planning and Budget Committee (JPBC) meeting, we will present the updated student retention data analysis. JPBC meets via Teams at 8:30am, and all are welcome to attend: Click here to join the meeting. Our departments use retention data to inform support services and programs. Please try to have at least one representative from each department attend this meeting. I will share the presentation slides with the Directors, too.
Our Enrollment Management Divisional meeting is on November 29th at 3pm in Eagle’s Lookout. I am hopeful that we will have strong attendance and participation so we can collect your ideas and feedback. We plan to discuss the following topics:
- Celebrating our Staff and our Success
- Looking into the Future for Enrollment Management
- Strategic Enrollment Management Update
- Great Place to Work Efforts in Enrollment Management
Student Athlete Spotlight:
- Brockport men’s and women’s soccer each earned the No. 2 seed in the SUNYAC Conference Tournament and secured hosting rights for semifinal action. The women’s soccer team advanced as far as the SUNYAC Championship game, marking their first appearance in the finals since Head Coach Mike Idland took over the program in 2016.
- Brockport football is currently 7-2 overall and recently played in the Empire 8 Conference Championship game at SUNY Cortland, falling to the Red Dragons in a tight contest. The Golden Eagles will now await a potential bid into an ECAC Bowl Game following their regular season finale at home against Alfred University on Nov. 11th.
- Brockport field hockey and head coach Krista Archambeau made their first SUNYAC Tournament appearance since 2010. Brockport’s 11 wins were a career high for Archambeau and the most for the Golden Eagles since 2008.
- Brockport volleyball earned the No. 4 seed in the SUNYAC Tournament and hosting rights for first round action on Nov. 7th.
- Brockport men’s cross country placed second at the SUNYAC Championships, with multiple runners placing in the top 10 of the individual race.
- Brockport’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee recently collected 576 pounds of food that was delivered to the Brockport Food Shelf and the Golden Eagles raked 25 lawns of village members who are unable to rake their own lawn.
- Every Friday is Green and Gold Friday. Everyone is encouraged to wear Brockport gear and colors!
- Athletic event calendar: https://gobrockport.com/index.aspx
November 11th: Fall Open House
November 16th: Budget Town Hall at 12:30pm in Edwards 100.
November 29th: Enrollment Management Divisional Meeting at 3pm in Eagle’s Lookout, followed by an optional happy hour at Bill Gray’s Tap Room.
November 30th: Joint Planning and Budget Committee presentation on retention at 8:30am on Teams.
December 1st: Teddy Bear Toss Hockey Game, 7pm. Bring a teddy bear to donate to Golisano Children’s Hospital.
December 5th: SUNY College and Career Fair at REOC, including community college partners.
December 5th: Campuswide Holiday Party from 3-5pm in the NY Room.
February 3rd: EM Divisional Family Hockey Game Event at 7pm. Please join us to watch the game in a reserved seating area with appetizers. Your families are welcome and encouraged to attend!
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I am filled with gratitude for our enrollment management staff. The genuine spirit of service to our students is present throughout our division and unites us as we work to ensure that every student has a supportive, enriching, and engaging experience at SUNY Brockport. In my open house remarks, I tell prospective students and their families how our campus is filled with champions for students. Champions who encourage and advocate for our students, and who create pathways for students to experience success. Thank you for your unwavering support of our students, and for being their champions of success.