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Using Data to Inform CCLR Decisions Webinar

Join us for a discussion where we examine the importance of data-based decisions in education, how to analyze college outcomes at the school and district level, and identify the activities that positively impact the desired student outcomes.

Spring Junior Recruitment Best Practices

Join us for our upcoming webinar for a discussion on why juniors, why now and how to maximize and align your efforts

Expectations vs. Reality: Redesigning Student Success Pathways

Hear from your colleagues at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) and Northcentral Technical College (NTC) about how they have effectively re-designed processes to support their changing student pathways by following a Guided Pathways model for student success.

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Reflections on ACE

“So, what makes Starfish different?” Maybe I need to rehearse my elevator pitch a bit more, but this was the question that I, the person responsible for Starfish product direction, should be most equipped to answer.

3 Ways to Get Ready for College, Career and Life This Spring

What do you want to be when you grow up? That can be a tough question to answer when you’re not sure. The good news is that there are things you can do this spring to help you have a better idea and plan for your next step, whether you’re in 6th grade, 12th grade, or somewhere in between.

Three Important Lessons I Learned at ATD DREAM 2019

Last week, Starfish by Hobsons had the pleasure of attending Achieving the Dream’s 15th annual DREAM conference in beautiful Long Beach, California. As I reflect on my time at DREAM, there are three big themes that continue to come up.

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How Penn State Used Starfish to Up Their Student Success Game

With 24 campuses, 100,000 students, and 17,000 faculty and staff , the sheer scale of PSU is striking. 275 baccalaureate degree programs are offered to some 80,000 undergraduate students. As a core principle, Penn State allows and encourages student movement, both from campus to campus and from major to major.

Students Using Social Skills to Work in a Group

Union County Public Schools: Tracking Engagement with Naviance Insights Case Study

Are you measuring the effectiveness of CCLR programs? The latest Naviance case study from Union County Public Schools (NC), walks through three key areas of focus for UCPS: a focus on engagement, aligning activities with your scope and sequence, and tracking results.

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Northwest Arkansas Community College: Increasing Attendance and Retention with Starfish

Faced with a declining enrollment and many at-risk students, including 50% of all freshmen students needing remedial coursework in math, NWACC needed a way to closely track students in an eff ort to increase retention and student success. Since implementation in 2011, Starfish has been a key element in NWACC’s student retention efforts.

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[Template] Starfish Student Success Plan

Use our Starfish Student Success Plan Template to help build out your initiatives on campus.

Higher Ed CRM Success Blog

Starfish Analytics: Bringing Campus Data to Life

Starfish Analytics is a cohesive suite of tools and services designed to transform campus-wide student success using data, analytics and intervention management.

Toolkit: Increasing Student Success in Community Colleges

Garner best practices, tips and insights on how to increase student success at the community college level from institutions similar to your own.

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California Community Colleges Expands Starfish Usage to All Institutions

ARLINGTON, VA - March 12, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, announced today that Starfish has reached an agreement with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to offer Starfish solutions to all CCC institutions. Currently, 43 institutions within the CCC system utilize Starfish solutions.

Starfish by Hobsons to Present at ACE 2019

PHILADELPHIA - March 11, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, announced today that Ellyn Artis, Director of Strategic Consulting, will host a client panel at ACE 2019 hosted by the American Council on Education at 2:30 p.m. (EST) on Monday, March 11.

General Manager of Starfish by Hobsons to Present at DREAM 2019

ARLINGTON, VA - February 19, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, announced today that Howard Bell, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Starfish, will present at DREAM 2019 hosted by Achieving the Dream at 12:00 p.m. (PST) on Wednesday, February 20.

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Sullivan, Kingsport Officials Pleased with ACT Scores

"Tennessee ACT scores and participation rates are up, with many area school systems comparing favorably to the Class of 2018 statewide ACT average of 20.2 as systems work toward the goal of 21 by 2020."

Data Analytics and Student Advising: Creating a Culture Shift on Campus

Campus Technology asks Kalpana (Kal) Srinivas, the university's director for retention, in Academic Affairs, how Syracuse streamlined the process of advising across all schools and colleges, and why understanding campus culture was central to her team's change management strategy.

Vaughn College Faculty and Staff Enthusiastically Adopt Starfish

After one semester of integration of the Starfish retention module at Vaughn College, faculty and staff have expressed an appreciation for the tool in great numbers. The integrated technology platform helps students to succeed by facilitating engagement with an informed, connected campus community.

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Hobsons: We Are Student Champions

Hobsons help students througout every step in their education journey - from K-12 to higher education and beyond. Discover how each Hobsons product - Naivance, Intersect and Stafish - fit into the student journey.

MSD Wayne: The 2018 Education Advances Award Winner

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the K-12 College and Career Readiness category. Learn how MSD Wayne utilizes Naviance by Hobsons to prepare their students to achieve one of the three E’s: Enroll, Enlist, or Employ.

Bard College: The 2018 Education Advances Award Winner

Bard College was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the Match & Fit / Admissions category. Learn how Bard College utilizes Intersect by Hobsons to increase institutional awareness and connect with best-fit students.