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Shifting Student Behavior: Interventions & Other Strategies to Help Colleges & Their Students

College is about choices -- good choices and poor choices, informed choices and not-so-informed choices -- that students make every day and every semester.

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Using Starfish Early Alert to Close Equity Gaps on Campus

In this webinar, North Carolina’s designated Starfish Account & Consulting teams will walk participants through the existing equity gap in North Carolina and how it is impacting students across the state.

Meet Enrollment Goals with High Value Inquiries

Learn how you can maximize data and segmentation to meet your enrollment goals in this webinar!

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HVI Blog Series—Part 1 Not All Inquiries Are Equal: How to Identify High Value Inquiries (HVIs)

By assigning different values to inquiries, institutions can take the first step towards focusing their recruitment efforts and investments on activities that have the most impact. Let’s walk through defining a High Value Inquiry (HVI) and identifying inquiries.

Understanding the Differences Among Guided Pathways, Degree Planning, Success Plans, & Degree Audits

I regularly hear people use the terms Guided Pathways, Degree Planning, Success Plans, Degree Audits and an SIS system interchangeably; however, they are all distinctively different tools.

Expanding the Definition of College and Career Readiness: Introducing the CCLR Framework White Paper

Traditionally, college and career readiness (CCR) in schools has been centered around three areas: academic skills, career knowledge and college knowledge. But research shows that this isn’t enough.

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Dutchess Community College: Tracking Student Success Trends with Starfish

Dutchess CC is one of 30 community colleges within the State University of New York system. DCC serves a wide range of more than 9,000 students, some of who were at the top of their class, and some of who struggled through school. DCC offers the lowest tuition per semester in the state of New York, and is wholly committed to student success.

Syracuse University: Collaborating with Starfish to Increase Accessibility for Disabled Students

Syracuse’s varied services not only accommodate individuals with disabilities, but also recognize their potential to excel in both educational and career opportunities. “Accessibility and inclusion are part of the fiber of Syracuse University, and that must carry through to the information and communication technology that we provide to all campus constituents,” said Samuel Scozzafava, VP for Information Technology and CIO.

UMass Lowell: Generating Campus Buy-In

Prior to implementing Starfish solutions in 2012, UMass Lowell had only limited communication systems to achieve student success. After discovering Starfish at a conference in 2011, UMass Lowell introduced and implemented the solution in Fall 2012. Early adopters quickly discovered it could automate their attendance tracking while reducing the potential for errors.

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Gartner Report: 2018 CIO Agenda - Higher Education Industry Insights

Higher education CIOs recognize that key organizational priorities are enrollment and student success, but fail to show innovation with regard to the top tech to differentiate and win.

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.

Expanding the Definition of College and Career Readiness White Paper

This white paper examines the need to expand the definition of college and career readiness beyond the basics. Learn about the research behind the six CCLR Framework competencies as well as implementation strategies and tips on expanding CCR in schools and districts.

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Naviance Proud to Facilitate 1 Million College Apps by EA/ED Deadline

ARLINGTON, VA—November 14, 2018-- Hobsons, a leader in education technology and college, career and life readiness, announced a record number of early decision and early acceptance college applications submitted to higher education institutions by high school students using Naviance.

Starfish by Hobsons Exhibits at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

DENVER, October 30 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, will today exhibit at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in booth #635.

Starfish by Hobsons Awarded Two Technology Trailblazer Awards by Complete College America

ARLINGTON, VA, October 26 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that its student success platform has been awarded two Technology Trailblazer Awards as part of the 2018 Technology Seal of Approval by Complete College America.

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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.