Resources & Publications
Simmons, R. & Shea Smith, K. (2020). Success Central: Addressing the persistence of African-American and Latinx college students using a peer success coaching intervention. Innovative Higher Education, 45(5), https://doi.org/10.1007/s10755-020-09516-8.
Simmons, R., Castillo, A., Wallington, V., & Pasion, V. (2019). Success Central: Using peer coaching to support the persistence of first-year college students. In S. Whalen (Ed.), Proceedings of the 15th National Symposium on Student Retention, New Orleans, LA. (pp. 389-398). Norman: The University of Oklahoma.
Simmons, R. & Castillo, A. (2018). Peer coaching: A model for supporting the persistence of first-generation college students. In S. Whalen (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th National Symposium on Student Retention, Salt Lake City, Utah. (pp. 296-305). Norman: The University of Oklahoma.
Simmons, R. & Shea Smith, K. (2020, October 21). The Story of Success Central: Closing graduation gaps with an innovative peer coaching approach. Presentation at the Reach Higher Summit 2020. Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
Simmons, R. & Shea Smith, K. (2020, July 31). Success Central: Coaching as an equity tool. Presentation at the Coaching in Higher Education Online Conference. Consortium for Coaching in Higher Education
Simmons, R. & Castillo, A. (2020, February 19). Peer coaching: Supporting the persistence of first-generation college studentsThe Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE). The University of Oklahoma. https://portal.csrde.ou.edu/webinars/
Castillo, A., Simmons, R., Urquijo Aldana, A., Soto, L., & Zureiqi, N. (2018, June). Connections through peer coaching: A model for supporting student success. Workshop conducted at the 2018 Florida State University College Life Coaching Institute. Tallahassee, Florida.