Innovations & Excellence Convening

The 2018 Chancellor’s Best Practices Convening on Innovations and Excellence will take place on February 8, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Champion’s Club Level West, FSU Campus in Tallahassee, FL. This one day event will assemble national leaders and higher education innovators from across the state of Florida to discuss and explore postsecondary best practices that are strategically focused upon access, affordability, articulation, achievement and educational attainment.

This convening will focus upon the five foundational tenets of student success and highlight the future of workforce, student completion, equity, strategic workforce partnerships, internships, and best practice programs that advance access to college and help students transition most effectively into a globally competitive workforce.

Program highlights from each of Florida’s 28 colleges will be showcased as individual colleges share their insights and growth of best practices. Unique and valuable perspectives will be shared as to how these best practices actually work, as well as their impact upon local communities and statewide systems. For more information, please contact Dr. Angela Long, Director of Learning, Innovation and Success at 850-245-9481 or via email at

Event Location

Florida State University's Champions Club

403 Stadium Drive, Building B
Tallahassee, FL 32306

How to find the Champions Club: 

The Champions Club is located on the Florida State University Campus at Doak Campbell Stadium. Entrance is through Building B. Parking is available in the Visitor’s Parking lot off Stadium Drive and Hendry Street. The Visitor Parking lot will issue a parking voucher to each car, please bring your voucher to the Club to be validated, as there is no cost for parking at the event. The Champions Club is on the 4th floor.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2018 Innovations and Excellence Convening!

Event Information

  • Agenda

    Click here to access the convening agenda.

  • Registration

    Registration is now open! Please click here to register.

  • Suggested Hotels/Group Rate Hotel Information

    Hampton Inn & Suites Tallahassee                                                    Hilton Garden Inn Tallahassee

    3388 Lonnbladh Road, Tallahassee,                                                       3333 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee,

    Florida, 32308, USA                                                                                    Florida, 32308, USA

    Phone: 1(850) 574-4900                                                                             Phone: 1(850) 385-3553


    ***Room block registration extended until January 17th.