Tag Archives : student engagement

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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Partnership: San Jose State University


Partnership with OOHLALA’s popular student affairs platform will help students navigate the complexities of campus life SAN JOSE, CA – July 13, 2017 – San Jose State University today announced a partnership with OOHLALA, a mobile app used by hundreds of colleges and universities worldwide to improve student engagement and retention. The platform will enable the 33,000 students on San…

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What Could a Sobriety Movement in 2017 Mean for Student Engagement?


Whereas the offer of a mocktail or non-alcoholic-anything may have once elicited eye-rolls among most partygoers on a Saturday night, sobriety has recently gained some attention as a possible wellness trend in 2017. While the obvious question associated with this trend is why people are opting to cut down or abstain from drinking altogether, I find myself asking what seems…

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TIME’s 2017 Tech Predictions & Engagement in Higher Ed


Although predictions are not always accurate, tech analyst Tim Bajarin has done his research and forecast technology trends for the last 30 years, so we must give credit where credit is due. What does he believe 2017 has in store for us? And how might these predictions impact engagement in higher education? President Trump’s Impact As Bajarin points out, regardless…

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OOHLALA @ EDUCAUSE 2016


This past month, OOHLALA team members had the opportunity to attend the EDUCAUSE conference in Anaheim, California. EDUCAUSE is the premier event for IT professionals in higher ed and ed-tech specifically. Here are some of the highlights from the conference:   The Importance of Mobile Technology As pressure mounts on communications, student affairs and other departments to increase student involvement and…

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