Christine Atkinson

Enrollment Manager at Metropolitan Community College - Longview

2017 SEM-EP Graduate

Christine Atkinson has several years of higher education experience and currently serves as the Enrollment Manager at Metropolitan Community College – Longview, a public two-year college in Lee’s Summit, MO. Areas of expertise include recruitment, admissions, one-stop enrollment services, and records management. Christine graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Human Relations and earned her Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Christine is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Leadership in Higher Education.

Capstone Project - “Strategic Enrollment Management at Metropolitan Community College-Longview” analyzed institutional data, environmental data, and best practice research to recommend strategies to attract and retain students for optimal enrollment. Utilizing AACRAO’s SEM planning model as a framework, the five-year plan seeks to increase enrollment, persistence, and completion rates through a series of targeted strategies and tactics developed with representation from a wide cross-section of faculty, administrators, and staff. This capstone project was approved for implementation by the MCC-Longview President’s Cabinet in May 2017.