Checking Your School’s Vitals with KPIs


KPIs (or Key Performance Indicators) can be an extremely valuable tool for Student Affairs professionals. Simply put, it is impossible to measure every single data-point of a business, so KPIs enable us to check the ‘vitals’. Speaking the Language: Leading and Lagging Indicators For the purposes of this discussion, we will be organizing our examples around student retention and orientation.…

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Partnership: Oral Roberts University


Oral Roberts University Launches Mobile App to Help Students Navigate Campus Life and Connect to Important Services Recognized higher education innovator partners with OOHLALA Mobile to develop customized app to support student retention and engagement TULSA, OK—Oral Roberts University (ORU), in partnership with OOHLALA Mobile, has launched a new mobile app designed to help students access critical campus resources and…

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Partnership: Eastern Michigan University


Eastern Michigan University’s Edge Program Rolls Out Mobile App to Better Connect Students to Academic Support, Improve Engagement and Retention Partnership with OOHLALA Mobile will enable both traditional and nontraditional students to navigate campus life, access key information and resources through a single platform YPSILANTI, MI—Eastern Michigan University’s (EMU) Edge Program, a four-year initiative designed to support students from enrollment…

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Top 20 Events at Orientation 2017


Working with over 200 partners, we’ve been able to compile a list of some of the most popular and engaging events across college campuses in the US and Canada. The events are broken up into two types of lists: The Most Popular: Those events that resulted in the highest turn out of the student body (relative to enrollment) The Most…

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Annual Higher Ed Student Engagement Survey 2017


Survey Results Full Infographic: Download Students’ orientation experience plays a significant role in their perception of their overall college experience, according to data from a new survey released this week. The survey, which explores student life on campus, was conducted by OOHLALA Mobile, a higher education company founded by former student affairs professionals that partners with colleges and universities to develop…

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