Charles Jackson is the Academic Specialist for Student Success Initiative in the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education at Michigan State University.   Charles is a fifth-year doctoral student within the College of Education Higher, Adult, Lifelong Education (HALE) program.  Prior to joining the Student Success Initiative team, Charles worked in the annual giving unit of University Advancement at MSU where he oversaw the student Greenline telemarketing program.  Charles earned both a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies - Public Policy and a master’s degree in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University.