Central Carolina Community College

About Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College is a public two-year college serving, primarily, residents of Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties in the state of North Carolina. It is a member of the North Carolina Community College System and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Graduating to a New Level

Central Carolina Community College partnered with Aviso Retention in 2012 to increase student retention and degree completion. The result was just the start for a broader initiative across North Carolina.

13% increase in retention since Fall 2013

450 students retained during the same period

1.5 Million in retained tuition fees

Solution Highlights

  • Central Carolina leadership championed the project, which encouraged faculty and staff to embrace the opportunity. The Aviso Enterprise solution was quickly adopted and integrated into the college’s existing LMS, SIS and financial aid systems.
  • The combination of Aviso Retention's proven success coaching techniques, early alert software use of predictive analytics allowed Central Carolina staff to identify at-risk students and intervene dramatically faster and more effectively.
  • Aviso Engage processes have become integrated into Central Carolina’s core business practices, described by the college as a “cultural mindshift”, empowering employees to take a much more active role in persistence initiatives.
  • Based on the program’s success, a 10 additional North Carolina community colleges implemented the Aviso Enterprise solution, funded in part by a First in the World (FITW) grant established to validate the impact of success coaching in the region. This represents nearly 20 percent of the state’s community college institutions.

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