Education Press Releases

Redefining Ready! National Scholarship Winners Announced

ARLINGTON, VA – June 19, 2018 – Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, are pleased to announce the Redefining Ready! National Scholarship winners.

Naviance​ ​Named​ ​SIIA​ ​Education​ ​Technology​ ​CODiE​ ​Award​ ​Winner​ Second Year in a Row

ARLINGTON,​ ​VA - ​June 14,​ ​2018​ ​- ​Hobsons, the education technology leader, today announced that its college and career readiness platform Naviance was named the 2018 SIIA CODiE Award winner in the Best College and Career Readiness Solution category.

Intersect by Hobsons Awards One High School and One Higher Education Institution $1,000 Scholarship

ARLINGTON, VA - June 14, 2018 – Hobsons, the education technology leader, is pleased to announce the first four recipients of the Counselor Community Scholarship. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to award to a student at their respective high school or college.

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Kellogg Community College Selects Starfish By Hobsons Student Success Platform

ARLINGTON, VA - JUNE 11, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, today announced that Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Mich. has selected the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform as part of its initiative to increase student success and retention rates on campus.

CSCU Partners with Intersect by Hobsons to Increase Awareness of Connecticut Community Colleges

ARLINGTON, VA – May 31, 2018 – Education technology leader Hobsons announced today that its Intersect platform has been selected by the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) as part of an initiative to increase applications and enrollment rates of students for the 2018-2019 school year. All 12 of CSCU’s community colleges began using Intersect this spring.

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Starfish Clients Named 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Finalists

ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 24, 2018 - Starfish by Hobsons is pleased to announce that two Starfish clients have been selected as finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

Naviance by Hobsons Launches Naviance Insights to Unlock College Outcomes

ARLINGTON, VA - May 22, 2018 - Education technology leader Hobsons recently announced the release of Naviance Insights, a new analytics solution designed to track and analyze college outcomes.

Hobsons Announces Release of the Benchmarks Report within the Starfish Platform

ARLINGTON, VA, May 17, 2018 - Starfish by Hobsons today announced the release of the Benchmarks report, a new data dashboard to help Starfish institutions compare their students’ performance with student performance at similar institutions.

Starfish Student Success Summit Brings Together Nearly 100 Higher Education Leaders

ARLINGTON, VA - May 14, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, will hold a free Starfish Student Success Summit hosted by Jefferson ( Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University) in Philadelphia, Penn today.

Naviance by Hobsons Named SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best CCR Solution

ARLINGTON, VA - May 9, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, today announced that Naviance was named a 2018 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best College & Career Readiness Solution category.

Naviance Assists Northern Illinois University Education Systems Center in Creating CCR Requirements

ARLINGTON, VA - May 8, 2018 - The Illinois State Board of Education recently announced the Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan requirements for College and Career Readiness.

Hobsons Announces Finalists for 2018 Education Advances Awards

ARLINGTON, VA - May 7, 2018 - Hobsons is pleased to announce that three K-12 districts and six higher education institutions have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Hobsons Education Advances Awards.

Hobsons Celebrates National Community College Month

ARLINGTON, VA, April 30, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, is proud to acknowledge the hard work of our nation’s community and technical colleges during National Community College Month.

The Impact of Earning an Associate Degree Prior to Transfer on Bachelor’s Degree Completion

ARLINGTON, VA – March 12, 2018 – The American Council on Education’s (ACE) Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS), with support from Hobsons, the leader in education technology, today announced the release of a report that examines the impact of earning an associate degree prior to transfer on the probability of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Study Links Use of Naviance with Increased College Application Rates

ARLINGTON, VA. – March 8, 2018 -- A recent study by the Journal of College Access titled, “Increasing College Access through the Implementation of Naviance: An Exploratory Study,¹” found that using college and career planning platform Naviance by Hobsons is a stronger predictor of college application rates than other factors such as gender, academic achievement (GPA), or socioeconomic status.

Ann Arbor Public Schools Selects Naviance to Increase College and Career Readiness for All Students

ARLINGTON, VA – March 1, 2018 – Education technology leader Hobsons announced today that its Naviance platform has been selected by Ann Arbor Public Schools in Michigan to provide all students with greater access to college and career readiness tools

Hobsons Launches Community Intervention Sharing to Help HE Institutions Achieve 100% Goal Attainment

ARLINGTON, VA - February 21, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader, today announced the release of its new Community Intervention Sharing feature within the Starfish Enterprise Success platform.

AASA, Hobsons Announce National Scholarship Competition

NASHVILLE, TENN. - FEBRUARY 16, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, today announced the Redefining Ready! National Scholarship 2018.

Hobsons Facilitates Panel of Distinguished Superintendents at AASA National Conference on Education

ARLINGTON, VA - FEBRUARY 14, 2018 - Hobsons, the leader in education technology and the company behind Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish, today announced that Kim Oppelt, Director of Education and Outreach, will facilitate a panel discussion to help school districts achieve a more holistic approach to college and career readiness at the AASA Conference on Education in Nashville this week.

Hobsons Partners With PAIRIN to Offer College Students Career Exploration Tools

ARLINGTON, VA. -- JANUARY 16, 2018 -- Hobsons, the education technology leader, and PAIRIN, the friendly science company, announced today a partnership to provide college students with access to PAIRIN’s soft skills survey and career exploration tools directly within Hobsons’ Starfish platform.

Pittsburgh Public School District Adopts Hobsons’ College and Career Readiness Platform Naviance

ARLINGTON, VA. -- JANUARY 03, 2018 -- Pittsburgh Public Schools is making college and career planning accessible for all of its 11,500 middle and high school students by implementing Hobsons’ Naviance, the leading solution that helps students prepare for life after high school whether they pursue college, a career, or the military.

Hobsons Bolsters Senior Leadership Team With Naviance General Manager, Chief Marketing Officer

Seasoned Executives to Lead Naviance Initiatives; Drive Marketing and Partnership Strategy

Starfish by Hobsons Officially Endorsed By California Community College Academic Senate

Thirty-Four Community Colleges in California Can Now Include the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform as Part of Guided Pathways Proposals

Hobsons Summer Institute 2018 to Bring K-12 and Higher Education Clients Together

Wes Moore, Sara Goldrick-Rab to Keynote Users Conference in Palm Desert, CA

Hobsons Presents at 2017 National Symposium on Student Retention Conference

Data Scientist Scott James to Present Findings on the Implications Of Course Withdrawals and the Relationship Between Online Course Taking and Student Retention

Starfish by Hobsons to Present at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2017

Starfish by Hobsons to Present at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2017

Starfish by Hobsons Awarded 2017 Seal of Approval by Complete College America

Starfish by Hobsons Awarded 2017 Guided Pathways to Success Seal of Approval by Complete College America

Starfish by Hobsons Receives Gold Award in Campus Technology’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

Starfish Honored in the Higher Education ‘Student Success and Retention’ Category

QS Quacquarelli Symonds Acquires Hobsons’ International Division

Hobsons Continues to Focus on Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish

Naviance by Hobsons Integrates With Clever

New Partnership Improves Access and Usability for Students and Staff

Campus Management Corp. Acquires Radius, AppReview, ApplyYourself, Connect, and Retain

Hobsons to focus on college and career readiness, best-fit matching, and student success and analytics

New Report Explores Key Predictors of Community College Student Success

New Report Finds Completing More College Credits in First Year, Earning Strong GPA, and Dual Enrollment to be Key Predictors of Community College Student Success

Hobsons to Present at the NACAC 73rd National Conference

Hobsons experts to present findings from nationwide "Road Warriors" survey, latest updates to Naviance

Los Angeles Unified School District Selects Naviance to Improve College Readiness, Access

With funding from the California College Readiness Block Grant, LAUSD supports students and families in making college and career goals a reality

Top Michigan School Districts Adopt Hobsons’ Naviance Technology

Comprehensive platform, support for first-generation college students, and more guidance for students with nontraditional postsecondary ambitions among reasons for districts’ choice of Naviance

Kingsport City Schools Leads Tennessee Districts in Championing College and Career Readiness

District Adopts Naviance by Hobsons Software to Prepare Students for Life Beyond High School

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