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Increasing Retention Through an Integrated Student Experience Approach

This webinar will focus on effective implementation strategies, student success and retention outcomes, lessons learned and NECC’s plans for an integrated student experience using Starfish to increase student retention and success.

Digital Engagement for Student Success

Dr. Rosemary Hayes will provide participants with a clear understanding of the limitations of current fragmented retention practices, the key benefits of a strategic digital engagement approach to student success, and the practical considerations for engaging the key players in the success of students.

Hobsons & Starfish Connecting Learning and Life from Start to Finish

Hobsons and Starfish Retention Solutions are combining to provide a world-class focus on student success across the student lifecycle. Join us for a webinar as we introduce our offerings to clients around the globe and discuss how, together, Hobsons and Starfish will deliver a premier set of offerings to enhance student success from start to finish.

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Introducing Hobsons Summer Institute 2018!

Wes Moore, Sara Goldrick-Rab to Keynote Blended K-12, Higher Education Conference

Announcing the 2017 Hobsons Education Advances Awards Finalists (Higher Ed)

The Hobsons Education Advances Awards symbolize the innovation that is possible when an institution combines people, process, and technology to make a difference in the lives of students. Here are the award finalists in the areas of Admissions and Enrollment and Student Success and Advising.

The 2017 Hobsons University Conference Tracks PLUS Additional Keynote Announcement

Whether you are a first-time attendee or a Hobsons University veteran, the program for Hobsons U 2017 promises something for everyone who is searching for ways to best serve their students and institutions.

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Imperial College London

Higher education institutions face rising pressure to deliver exceptional student experiences and successful student outcomes. A common approach to providing personalised welfare support includes investment in personal and academic tutoring programmes. Unfortunately, student engagement in these programmes can be hindered by cumbersome appointment scheduling, inefficient processes, unmonitored participation, and limited access to centralised data.

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Seven Things To Consider: Early Warning and Student Tracking Systems

Student retention has gained greater attention in recent years due to increased scrutiny by legislators, accrediting bodies, the media and the general public. However, while a large body of research is available regarding college student retention, many institutions are still grappling with decisions, including which programs and strategies to implement and how to assess their effectiveness.

Student Success Drives Institutional Effectiveness

As post-secondary learners make more informed choices from an increasing number of education options, focusing on their success will be the key driver of institutional effectiveness and prosperity. This paper examines how people interact with higher education today, showing how that relationship will continue to evolve to meet individual and societal needs.

Digital Engagement: Driving Student Success

Poor retention and completion rates symptomize the challenges colleges and universities face in their attempts to meet the needs and aspirations of diverse student populations. Early models of student attrition identified numerous student factors and characteristics that increase the likelihood a student will not complete college (i.e., at-risk characteristics). Institutions have used this information to develop programs and implement technology to target these specific factors and to mitigate risks.

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Hobsons Names Kate Cassino CEO

Cassino, who joined the company last December as Chief Operating Officer with oversight of the company’s Naviance®, Intersect™, and Starfish® product lines, is now responsible for the success of the entire company.

Hobsons Launches New Education Podcast

“Upgraded by Hobsons” highlights expert strategies and real-life examples of college and career readiness, access, and success.

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International students aren’t taking Australian jobs, says Hobsons

Four in five international students who study in Australia return home immediately after graduating, a survey by student recruitment and conversion specialists Hobsons has revealed. The company has argued that the findings show international students do not pose a threat to domestic graduates’ employment opportunities.

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Client Success Story: Western Connecticut State University

Learn how Western Connecticut State University is using Intersect to attract best-fit students, improve students retention, and match with the right students to create a comfortable environment and elevate the learning and teaching experience for students and staff.

Client Success Story: West Virginia University

Learn how West Virginia University is using Intersect to reach their best-fit students across the nation, promote scholarships to close the gaps between instate and outstate tuition, and advertise virtual and on-campus events to increase awareness with future students.

Client Success Story: SUNY Cortland

Learn how Intersect is helping SUNY Cortland increase their college brand awareness, enhance their relationship with new schools and counselors, and reach more diverse and multicultural student base.