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Category: Student Engagement

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…

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…

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…

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…

5 Takeaways from Educause 2017

Earlier this month we sent several members of our team to Philadelphia to attend Educause: an annual conference that brings…

5 Tips for Students Living Away From Home for the First Time

For some, going away to college or university may be the first time they find themselves navigating the world on…

What are Students Talking About?

Mobile technology has fundamentally changed how students engage with their institutions and with each other. Today’s students are a mobile-first…

Checking Your School’s Vitals with KPIs

KPIs (or Key Performance Indicators) can be an extremely valuable tool for Student Affairs professionals. Simply put, it is impossible…

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…

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…

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…

3 Ways to Boost Student Survey Response Rates

In order to continually support and engage students, post-secondary institutions must be receptive to their needs and input. Unfortunately, traditional…

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