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Murray State University Selects Starfish By Hobsons as Student Success Platform

ARLINGTON, VA, December 18, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that Murray State University has chosen to implement Hobson’s Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to increase retention by providing students and faculty with easy-to-use and robust resources.

Report Finds Need to Expand College and Career Readiness

Arlington, VA, December 17, 2018 – Research indicates that the current approach to college and career readiness is too narrow. These findings drove Hobsons, the education technology leader and provider of Naviance, to develop an entirely new framework for college, career and life readiness and issue the report Expanding the Definition of College and Career Readiness to advance changes in the field.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Education Podcast Blog

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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ASCA

Boston, MAAmerican School Counselor Association Annual Conference 2019

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FADSS Spring Conference

Tallahassee, FLFlorida Association of District School Superintendents Spring Conference

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ERDI Summer

Philadelphia, PAEducation Research & Development Institute Summer 2019

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USAA Summer Academy

Boise, IDUrban Superintendents Summer Academy 2019