Philadelphia, PA July 26-28, 2023

Registration Has Closed!

  • Single Ticket (1 pass)
  • Group Ticket (3 passes)
  • Table Ticket (8 passes + custom centerpiece)
  • Pre-Conference Activity: Historical Bus Tour
Be on the lookout for information regarding Pathways 2024 soon!

Your Keynote Speaker

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Audrey Murrell, PhD

Professor, Author, and Researcher

University of Pittsburgh, College of Business

Lewis Johnson FAMU

Lewis Johnson, PhD

Associate Provost for Student Success and Strategic Initiatives

Florida A&M University

Jennifer Collins, PhD FAMU

Jennifer Collins, Ph.D

Assistant Provost, Freshmen Studies

Florida A&M University


Catherine Coe (UFL) (1)

Catherine Coe MA, MEd

Director of Competency Development and Program Evaluation

University of Florida

Jasmine Jackson (KSU)

Jasmine Jackson, MEd

Director, Student Success

Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

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Sonja Marguin

Student Success Coordinator

Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

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Rashaun Phillips, MBA

Manager, Student Success

Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

Kate Markowitz (Temple)

Kate Markowitz

Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

Temple University

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Greg Luce

Dean, Department of Business and Innovation

Bucks County Community College

Neil Johnston (Temple)

Neil Johnston

Associate Director of Graduate Student Experience

Temple University

Andrea Radasanu (NIU)

Andrea Radasanu, PhD

Honors Director & Assistant Vice Provost for Student Enhancement

Northern Illinois University

Tracy Timby ( BCC)

Tracy Timby JD, MS

Assistant Vice Provost, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation

Bucks County Community College

Corinne Snell (Temple) (2)

Corinne Snell

Assistant Dean, Fox School of Business and Management

Temple University

Panel: Digital Badging and Accreditation

Cory Werkheiser   (1)
Cory Werkheiser

Director, Career Success , School of Business, College of Charleston

Jordan Buck (BCC)
Buck Jordan

Director for Student Success Center, Purdue University Fort Wayne

Taylor Patino, Moravian University
Taylor Patino, M.Ed.

Career Development Strategist, Moravian University

Student Speaker

Adrienne Allen - Student Speaker (Bucks) (3)

Adrienne Allen

Estée Lauder Companies’ Supply Chain Scholar, Bucks County Community College


July 26th July 27th July 28th
Mark Visco Natalie Chadwell

Wednesday, July 26 at 1:00 PM, EST

Pre-Conference Activity: Big Bus Historical Tour

Enjoy a scenic 90-minute air-conditioned bus tour around the city of brotherly love! Take in the historic sights and visit some of the most famous landmarks of Philadelphia.

Mark Visco Dom Visco

Wednesday, July 26 at 6:00 PM, EST

Welcome Reception at The Franklin Institute

Kickoff Pathways 2023 with hors d'oeuvres in The Heart Exhibit, followed by a plated dinner in The Planetarium. Shuttles will run from the Sonesta at 5pm and 5:30pm.

Angela Visco

Angela Visco

Wednesday, July 26 at 8:00 PM, EST

Pathways 2023 Awards Ceremony

Capping off an exciting evening at the Franklin Institute, we will have our Pathways Awards ceremony to celebrate and honor our Suitable partners, who have made exceptional progress with their student engagement initiatives over this last year.

Sean Carson

Sean Carson

Thursday, July 27 at 8:00 AM, EST

All-Attendee Breakfast

Before a day of engaging and insightful sessions, join us for breakfast in Wyeth.

Dr. Amelia Parnell

Dr. Amelia Parnell

Thursday, July 27 at 9:30 AM, EST

Opening Keynote

Join our keynote speaker, Dr. Amelia Parnell, Vice President for Policy Research & Advocacy, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) as she shares her research on co-curricular frameworks, the assessment of student learning outcomes, and how to leverage data to inform strategy across your institution..

Catherine Coe MA, MEd

Catherine Coe MA, MEd

Thursday, July 27 at 11:00 AM, EST

Concurrent Session) All The Tools

Learn how the Gator Ready Initiative at the Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida is helping students build core competencies through digital credentials and High Impact Practices. As students earn badges and complete experiences, Suitable is automatically maintaining a digital record of their skills and accomplishments that they can then showcase to potential employers and graduate schools.

Andrea Rasandu, PhD Linda Condon

Thursday, July 27 at 11:00 AM, EST

Concurrent Session) Enriching Honors Education Through Experiential Learning

Northern Illinois University’s Honors Program needed to find a better way to connect with and engage their student body, so they constructed the "Honors Engaged" initiative. Honors Engaged guides NIU Honors students to success by integrating mentorship, service, and experiential learning programs into the student experience. It also helps students build skills such as independence, risk-taking, and attitude towards their lives. With the help of Suitable, NIU Honors has significantly increased their student engagement in the Honors Engaged Program, while also boosting alumni satisfaction ratings.

Sean Carson

Sean Carson

Thursday, July 27 at 12:00 PM, EST

All-Attendee Lunch

Enjoy lunch and pleasant conversations with peers in Wyeth.

Dr. Audrey Murrell

Dr. Audrey Murrell

Thursday, July 27 at 1:00 PM, EST

Dr. Audrey Murrell's Workshop

Join Dr. Murrell for an insightful workshop on fostering faculty engagement to improve student success. This session will discuss the unique role that faculty engagement must play in student success that includes experiences outside of the classroom such as co-curricular activities and mentoring. Learn best practices and strategies for creating intentional and meaningful relationships with students that go beyond the classroom.

Neil Johnston

Neil Johnston

Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 PM, EST

Concurrent Session) Graduate Student Success Roundtable

Join Neil Johnston for a thought-provoking conversation, sharing best practices amongst peers who work with graduate students and in graduate programs.

Rashaun Phillips, MBA Jasmine Jackson, MEd Sonja Marguin

Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 PM, EST

Concurrent Session) Sustainable Partnerships

The Coles College of Business from Kennesaw State University will showcase their Flight Academy Initiative. The Flight Academy helps students get involved in key co-curricular and experiential learning activities. It's success has required a network of partnerships around campus. Learn how the Flight Academy staff has been able to garner and sustain crucial partnerships while scaling the program.

Sean Carson

Sean Carson

Thursday, July 27 at 3:00 PM, EST

Coffee Break!

An opportunity to reenergize and network with peers over coffee, cookies, and conversation!

Cory Werkheiser Buck Jordan Taylor Patino, M.E.d

Thursday, July 27 at 3:30 PM, EST

Panel of Peers: Digital Badging and Accreditation

Hear from The College of Charleston, Purdue University Fort Wayne, and Moravian University as they share best practices for leveraging digital badges to drive career competencies & successful student outcomes. They will also highlight how they're using the data for assessment and accreditation on an ongoing basis. Plus, get a chance to ask a question live to the panel in the open Q&A portion.

Sean Carson

Sean Carson

Thursday, July 27 at 5:00 PM, EST

Sessions Conclude

Mark Visco Angela Visco Sam Schwartz Natalie Chadwell Cory Sneyers

Thursday, July 27 at 6:00 PM, EST

Rooftop Dinner Celebration

Close out a fantastic day 1 with some dinner and dancing on Sonesta's outdoor rooftop lounge for dinner, cocktails, and a special surprise DJ appearance!

Sean Carson

Sean Carson

Friday, July 28 at 8:00 AM, EST

All-Attendee Breakfast

Join us for breakfast before attending the final sessions of Pathways 2023.

Craig Shand Greg Luce Kate Markwotiz Tracy Timby JD, MS

Friday, July 28 at 9:30 AM, EST

Session) Creating Intentional Workforce Pathways using Suitable

The Estée Lauder Companies, Temple University, and Bucks County Community College have built a “High School to Supervisor” program that grows Supply Chain leaders within the Bucks County community. Students start at Bucks by enrolling in the Estée Lauder Supply Chain Scholars Program and completing experiences. Then, once they transfer to Temple, students who go on to complete the program are guaranteed a full-time opportunity as a Supply Chain Manager at Estée Lauder once they graduate.

Adrienne Allen

Adrienne Allen

Friday, July 28 at 10:30 AM, EST

Student Speaker of Distinction

Hear this year's Student Speaker of Distinction, Adrienne Allen share how using Suitable has positively impacted her student experience at Bucks County Community College.

Dr. Lewis Johnson Jennifer Collins, Ph.D Bill Means, EdD

Friday, July 28 at 10:45 AM, EST

Closing Keynote with FAMU

The Career Center at Florida A&M implemented the Career Action Plan campus-wide to help students create a career roadmap in accordance with new Florida legislation. These career roadmaps guide students through the development of digital badges focused on financial literacy, professional communication, leadership, and other competencies within the FAMU General Education framework. Students can share their completed badges directly to their LinkedIn profile.

Sean Carson

Sean Carson

Friday, July 28 at 12:00 PM, EST

Pathways Concludes

Welcome Reception at The Franklin Institute

We're kicking off Pathways 2023 with a unique evening of food, drinks and networking unlike ever before!

  • Award-winning venue.
  • Hors d'oeurves in the Heart Exhibit with plated dinner to follow in The Planetarium.
  • A night of networking and relationship-building.
  • Pathways 2023 Partner Awards Ceremony!

Venue and Hotel


Stay at the Sonesta Rittenhouse

Between the prime location, rooftop pool deck and clean, modern accommodations, we're excited to return to the Sonesta Rittenhouse Square for Pathways 2023.

  • Centrally located near the best sights, food and attractions in Philadelphia.
  • Convenient valet parking available on-site at a discounted rate.
  • Sharecare Health Security verified.
  • A short ride from Philadelphia International Airport.
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Pre-Conference Activity: Explore Philadelphia

Chartered Historical Big Bus Tour

Allow Philadelphia's Premier Sightseeing Tour Company to show you the sights and tell you the tales of a city that forged a nation, cheered for Rocky, invented the soft pretzel, and is home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall! There is only a limited number of seats available so get your tickets now or email for more details!

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Pathways 2023 Award Categories

Best Branding

2023PathwaysBadge - Best Branding@2x

Best Incentives

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Best Website

2023PathwaysBadge - Best Website@2x

Best Program Video

2023PathwaysBadge - Best Program Video@2x

Most Completed Activities

2023PathwaysBadge - Most Completed Activities@2x

Most Engaged Partner

2023PathwaysBadge - Best Social Media Presence@2x

Changemaker Award

2023PathwaysBadge - Changemaker Award@2x

Highest Engagement

2023PathwaysBadge - Highest Engagement Percentage@2x-1

Best Marketing Strategy

2023PathwaysBadge - Best Marketing Strategy@2x

Outstanding New Program

2023PathwaysBadge - Outstanding New Program@2x

Suitable Innovator Award

2023PathwaysBadge - Suitable Innovator@2x

Suitable Spirit Award

2023PathwaysBadge - Suitable Spirit Award@2x

Distinguished Program

2023PathwaysBadge - Distinguished Program Award@2x

The Dr. Murrell Award

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Why Should You Attend?

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