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Wofford College: How to Best Implement Starfish Solutions to Achieve Retention Goals

Wofford College had three strategic motivations for implementing a retention software in Spring 2015. They had just launched a First-Year Experience course that required early alert technology, was going through a strategic visioning process that looked beyond graduation rates to the quality of a student’s experience, and a Quality Enhancement Plan that required a student success team to be built.

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Wofford College: Reaping the Benefits of Using a Centralized Student Success Solution

Wofford College, established in 1854, is an independent liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, SC. Wofford serves over 1,500 students and boasts one of the highest freshman retention rates among the nation’s liberal arts colleges. At the center of their success is Wofford’s promise that every college employee, regardless of their job or title, puts student success first.

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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.

Syracuse University: Building a University-Wide Student Success Culture

Syracuse University is a private research university in the heart of New York State, offering a choice of more than 200 majors for 15,000 undergraduates and 7,000 graduate students. The university boasts high graduation and retention rates, including a 69% 4-year graduation rate and 80% 6-year graduation rate for the 2008 student cohort.

SUNY Brockport: Tips and Tricks to Successfully Integrate Starfish Solutions Into Campus Culture

Brockport set out to use Starfish solutions in 2017 with the goal of establishing a culture in which students instinctively reach out for assistance and get it quickly and easily in order to achieve the university’s student success goals.

SUNY Brockport: Establishing a “One-stop Support Shop” With Starfish Solutions

With more than 8,000 students, Brockport describes itself as one of the most engaged campuses in the country, due in large part to their focus on student success.

Western Connecticut State University: Using Intersect to Grow Out-of-State Enrollment

Learn how Western Connecticut State University uses Intersect to increase out-of-state enrollment.

UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing: Using Starfish to Nourish Student Success

In order to spark more student-faculty relationships and provide a more collaborative environment for student success, UT Health San Antoniovimplemented Starfish solutions in Fall 2016.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology: Leveraging Technology to Increase Student Success

With a large population of at-risk students, instructional administration at Lake Washington Institute of Technology saw a need to develop a more intuitive framework for faculty to build more intentional relationships with students.

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The University of Toledo: Customizing Interventions to Improve Student Success for At-Risk Students

Through intentional design of attributes, cohorts, and tracking items, the University of Toledo has re-engineered its process and communication workflows using Starfish’s case management framework, Starfish Connect.

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