Ole Miss partners with Retain to strengthen academic success of all student-athletes

Retain Team
July 23, 2022

OXFORD, MS – [Thursday May 21, 2020] – Retain, the trusted solution used by leading academic departments to effectively monitor and communicate with their students, is thrilled to announce a partnership with the University of Mississippi Athletics. Ole Miss will utilize Retain’s academic success software to increase overall academic success for their student-athletes.

“Ole Miss Athletics is proud to announce our partnership with Retain to enhance our student-athlete development services for our student-athletes and create efficiency within our department through a centralized system. Retain’s user-friendly platform will easily allow us to manage our tutoring, mentoring, and life skills programming. Additionally, the recently developed Task Manager module will personally benefit our student-athletes. This module puts Retain into the industry leader conversation. Our staff is beyond excited to implement Retain this summer and experience the positive impact on both our student-athletes and staff!”Bob Baker, EDD, Senior Associate A.D. for Student-Athlete Development

With Retain, Ole Miss athletics will gain increased efficiency around academic support to improve outcomes for their 16 sports. Academic staff will have complete visibility in to student-athlete schedules, professor feedback, course assignments, and communication history. Tutorial staff will be able to utilize Retain Mobile on iOS or Android devices to manage upcoming appointments and submit session feedback and attendance.

“The FedEx Center is one of the premier academic facilities in D1 athletics,” said Retain CEO Kevin Collignon. “Ole Miss continues to raise the bar for academic excellence across all sports and we are thrilled to provide a platform that will streamline their operations.”

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