The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Gen-Z Students


The incoming class of 2017 is the last one born in the 1990’s. That is a quirky statistic, aimed at pleasing instead of illuminating the mind. Behind it lurks a larger trend, however: in two years, the incoming class will have been born into a post-9/11 world, shaped by different attitudes, distinct behaviors, and unique challenges. Is higher education prepared…

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Partnership: Youngstown State University


Youngstown State Launches Mobile App to Engage Students and Build Community on Campus Youngstown, OH – Aug 3, 2017 – Youngstown State University, today, announced that through a partnership with OOHLALA Mobile, students can now use their smartphones to seamlessly access course listings, event calendars, payment portals, and other critical resources. The mobile app was designed by recent college graduates…

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Partnership: San Jose State University


Partnership with OOHLALA’s popular student affairs platform will help students navigate the complexities of campus life SAN JOSE, CA – July 13, 2017 – San Jose State University today announced a partnership with OOHLALA, a mobile app used by hundreds of colleges and universities worldwide to improve student engagement and retention. The platform will enable the 33,000 students on San…

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A Few Truths About Being a Student Affairs Professional


With Student Affairs being comprised of a multitude of diverse roles, providing a one-size-fits-all account of how the pros go about their day is simply not realistic, or even possible for that matter. With that said, there are a few day-in-the-life articles floating around the web that focus on specific positions in Student Affairs, all of which contain some common elements…

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Supporting the Spectrum: Autism on Campus


The number of college entrants self-identifying as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a group of complex neuro-developmental disorders, has risen dramatically in the past decade. This trend- prompted by increased diagnosis rates, early intervention, and ongoing support- has allowed for the successful integration of more and more students with ASD into mainstream education. At least, until they become adults. Now,…

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