• April 17, 2018

A Look at the Top 5 Ranked Institutions for First-year Experience

A Look At The Top 5 Ranked Institutions For First-year Experience

Years of research have shown that students’ participation in a first-year experience program can directly increase persistence and retention rates at higher education institutions. First-year experience programs not only influence academic success, but they also drive emotional support and connections…

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  • March 15, 2018

How Higher Ed is Celebrating Women’s History Month

How Higher Ed Is Celebrating Women’s History Month

This month marks National Women’s History Month, where businesses, organizations, groups, and individuals around the United States are celebrating amazing accomplishments that women have made throughout history -- and will continue to make in the future. So how did Women’s…

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  • January 19, 2018

How Higher Ed is Shifting to Online Education

How Higher Ed Is Shifting To Online Education

According to a recent report by the Babson Survey Research group, public colleges and universities experienced the largest growth in online course enrollment from 2015 to 2016, at 7.3%. Even more telling, between 2012 and 2016, the total number of…

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  • December 19, 2017

Our Top 5 Most Popular Blogs of 2017

Our Top 5 Most Popular Blogs Of 2017

Over the past 3 years, our blog has become a resource for professionals of a variety of industries including higher education, nonprofit, and corporate. As we come to the end of the year, we decided to take a look at…

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  • October 19, 2017

Using Technology to Keep College Campuses Safe

Using Technology To Keep College Campuses Safe

Colleges and universities have been looking to technology to help support student success, recruitment, campus operations, student communications and more over the past decade. It’s no wonder that when it comes to keeping campuses safe, the latest technologies can also…

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  • September 26, 2017

Creating Content for Your Higher Ed Q&A Software

Creating Content For Your Higher Ed Q&A Software

When students are in the admissions and enrollment process, a flurry of questions can arise. Most colleges utilize their website and email communications to distribute important information to students, but sometimes that’s not enough. Many students’ questions go unanswered during…

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  • August 24, 2017

How to Use Technology to Improve Academic Advising

How To Use Technology To Improve Academic Advising

Throughout the past decades, research has shown that student retention rate is greatly affected by the quantity and quality of interactions with peers, faculty, and staff. According to Charlie Nutt, NACADA’s Executive Director, academic advising is at the very core…

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  • July 21, 2017

How Colleges Can Support Women in STEM

How Colleges Can Support Women In STEM

The US Bureau of Statistics reports that women represent 46.7% of the labor force, yet less than ¼ hold computer or mathematical occupations and only about 15% are in an engineering or architecture occupation. While 57% of bachelor’s degrees over…

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