The college planning and search process is often described by students as stressful and overwhelming. With copious amounts of deadlines to make and criteria to search for, students are looking for higher ed institutions to support them throughout this pivotal process in their lives.
The higher education enrollment landscape is rapidly changing as demographics continue to shift, tuition costs rise, and students and families begin to question the value of attending college. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to solving the current challenges, this report will provide valuable information for both K-12 and higher education leaders as they seek to work together to support students through the college recruitment process.
The topics and sessions at the conference became immediately personal and related to Starfish as we discussed students’ need for the sense of belonging, the need for faculty engagement and research on student challenges, and the need to identify and address root causes of performance/outcomes. These are topics that the Strategic Consultants address on the campuses with whom we work.
Big Bend Community College (BBCC) has chosen to collaborate with Hobson’s Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to increase retention and graduation rates on their campus.
The college will begin working with Starfish in an expanded capacity beginning in the fall of 2019.
Kentucky International Convention CenterNACAC's 75th National Conference heads to Louisville in September 2019! Make plans to attend this preeminent annual gathering of over 6,000 counseling and admission professionals. Get ready to network, learn the latest admission news and research in cutting-edge education sessions, and hear from inspiring speakers.
Starfish Project Hope is a partnership between Starfish and the Hope Center that aims to help institutions identify which of their students are food and housing insecure, as well as develop effective outreach materials to target to students with basic needs.
Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, announced on September 18, 2019 that St. Charles Parish Public Schools in Luling, LA, has selected Naviance as its exclusive provider of college, career and life readiness solutions. St. Charles Parish Publics Schools is the first school district in the state of Louisiana to implement Naviance.
Arlington, VA – September 16, 2019 – Hobsons, the leader in education technology, announced today the addition of Marcelle Wood to the senior leadership team as SVP of Talent.
There are lots of reasons to ensure that all students--and I do mean all students--who seek a higher education are able to successfully complete. This includes a range of important reasons such as ensuring that opportunities are equitable and attainable as well as ensuring that the country stays competitive in our increasingly global economy.