Browsing Category : Student Affairs

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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Relearning the Art of Learning


Modern college and university students are faced with a difficult reality: simultaneously developing their tenuous sense of self while trying to establish their life goals in a society that is evolving at exponential speed. Although the millennial generation believes in the necessity of higher education in their professional development, they place more importance on the directly applicable real-world professional skills…

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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 both a measure of quality, as well as a financial concern, and something that is of the utmost importance to colleges and universities across the world. In fact, according to recent national surveys of college presidents, retention is routinely listed as…

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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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