Browsing Category : Student Affairs

Complementing Student Services with a Mobile App


If you look up “what are student services” you will be directed, firstly, to its definition, followed by a list of higher ed institutions that offer these services. There is no question that most (if not all) colleges and universities offer some sort of health services, career planning, mental health services and tutoring services, to name a few. While these…

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The Evolution of Student Communication


Students Don’t Check Email. Student communication is often decentralized on many campuses. Each department plans and manages their own programming and is responsible for communicating this programming to all students via email. This scattered communication often leads to students missing out of key information about events, programs and campus resources. Students who would have participated in these programs are unable…

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Case Study: Youngstown State University


When you have a campus of over 12,000 students, increasing student engagement can be a very challenging goal. With so many moving parts, solving a university-wide complexity issue requires innovation. Measuring Success Having adopted the OOHLALA Mobile Platform, Youngstown StateĀ is not only able to develop personalized student engagement programs, but is also able to measure their success. Now that students…

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Mental Health Crisis on Campus


Full Mental Health Infographic: Download Mental health on campus has recently become one of the biggest concerns for higher ed institutions across North America. The number of students suffering from poor mental health is increasing at an alarming rate, and institutions are finding it harder than ever to tackle this issue. A recent study found that 73% of students experience…

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