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Integrating with Engage by Campus Labs


Today’s higher education institutions make use of many different digital platforms in order to run their campuses smoothly and efficiently. However, when an institution relies on several unconnected platforms, efficiency becomes a challenge. OOHLALA Mobile provides a mobile-first platform that helps institutions engage their students by integrating with their current digital platforms, now including Campus Labs’ Engage as well. As…

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Student Affairs: Innovation Meets Experience


Recently, my colleague Haider Ali shared an insightful piece on why missions matter for businesses of all shapes and sizes. As a mission driven student affairs professional, this was clearly something that sat close to his heart and mind. It got me thinking about what’s close to mine. Firstly, I would like to preface this piece by saying that I…

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Lighthouse Mission

Missions Matter.


When I was completing my MBA, one of the most common questions put forward by professors and business leaders was: “What is the mission of X company/business?” Innocuous as the question was, the most widely provided – and accepted – answers were always the same: “To maximize shareholder value.” “To make money.” “To increase sales + revenues.” I decided that…

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