Ramapo College Expands Academic Advising

Ramapo College of New Jersey Expands Academic Advising to Improve Student Success

Learn how Ramapo College of New Jersey achieved key student success goals using Starfish by Hobsons.

University of Mobile Attains First Year Success with Radius

The University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama is a private institution serving 1,600 students. The university is experiencing an increase in prospective student interest and enrollment. To adequately support students they needed a more efficient Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. The university chose Radius by Hobsons because of its user-friendly interface, ease of access, and the ability to move from a paper-based to a digital office.

Helena College Case Study

Helena College Increases Access to Success with Starfish

Helena College University of Montana is a public two-year college focused on providing access to lifelong educational opportunities. Central to its mission is enhancing student persistence by aligning student support programs and reducing barriers to access and success.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Student Success Initiatives Improve Graduation Rates

To retain students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) had to transform the advising culture. A committee of faculty, staff, and academic leaders chose the Starfish by Hobsons platform because of its early warning system and easy user interface.

Youngstown State University Improves Course Completion Rates

Youngstown State University (YSU) needed a user-friendly online system with the ability for all stakeholders to access the same information in a central place. The system needed to complement their academic support procedures. YSU chose Starfish by Hobsons and it went live in 2012.

In Practice: A Comprehensive Advising Program

The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) is a public university serving more than 5,000 students in 23 undergraduate programs. Formerly an upper-division campus, the institution opened its doors to freshmen and sophomores for the first time in 2001.

Increasing Parent Engagement in Stamford, Connecticut

Studies show that parent involvement in a student’s education can be one of the biggest factors affecting success during and after high school. And while critically important, schools often struggle to get parents involved. Limited staff time, a lack of resources to provide parents, or uncertainty about how to engage families are just a few contributing factors. One district in Connecticut, however, has seen success in fostering collaboration and engaging parents using the college and career planning and scholarship search tools included in Naviance.

Creating a Meaningful ILP with Naviance

When Colorado enacted a requirement in 2009 that required all students in grades 9-12 to create and manage an Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP), Jeffco turned to Naviance – a one-stop solution that brings all the pieces of an effective college and career readiness program together.

The First Year Impact of Naviance

Before implementing Naviance, Boothbay had a 52% college application rate. Through the use of Naviance’s college search and application tools, they saw an increase to 94% of seniors applying to college, an 80% increase in one year.

Strengthening Counseling Programs with Naviance

Since implementing Naviance, Adams 12 increased its graduation rate by 12%, and data collected through Naviance helped the district justify spending to restore counseling positions that had been lost due to budget cuts.


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