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EMU, Cedar Crest College and Southern Maine Community College Centralized their Campus Ecosystems

The first time I opened a course catalogue to select my courses, I remember being overwhelmed. I had recently moved…

Analyzing the Evolution of Higher Learning feat. Dr. Carney Strange – Part I

From Stability to Mobility: An Emerging Paradigm for Higher Learning Carney Strange, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Bowling Green State University From…

Mobile App Development: Outsourcing vs DIY

There are many reasons a higher ed institution might decide to take the plunge in developing a mobile platform. One…

Educating the Individual

Over the past few years, the term “adaptive learning” has been gaining popularity. An example of this occurred in 2015…

2018 Predictions in Higher Ed

2017 brought forth many changes regarding the structure of higher education. From an influx of first generation students, to the…

Let’s Get Social! Improving Student Retention Through Social Media  

Student retention is a pressing issue for almost any higher education institution –and it’s easy to see why. Retention is…

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…

3 Major Perks of Attending a Conference Alone

Although “colleagues” were listed as one of the eight essentials to bring to NASPA 2017, attending the conference solo certainly…

8 Things You’ll Want to Bring to NASPA 2017

In the lead up to the 2017 NASPA Annual Conference (Mar 11th – 15th) we’re dedicating the next week on the…

4 Ways Being a Post-Secondary Student is Like Being a New Parent

Beyond excessive caffeine consumption and erratic sleep patterns, being a post-secondary student is similar – in many ways – to…

Technology and the SAPRO Conundrum

Student Affairs Professionals are not simply required to keep up with the trends that shape their institutions. They are trendsetters,…

Missions Matter.

When I was completing my MBA, one of the most common questions put forward by professors and business leaders was:…

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