Higher Ed

A New Partnership Tackles College Students’ Housing And Food Insecurities

Hobsons is teaming up with Temple University’s Hope Center for College, Community and Justice to study and battle the growing problems of food and housing insecurity among college students. The partnership was announced July 30, 2019 under the banner Starfish Project Hope, reflecting the combination of Hobsons’ Starfish Enterprise Success module with the research and action agenda of the Hope Center.

5 Takeaways from Hobsons Summer Institute 2019: Match & Fit Edition

Last month, more than 1,000 educators descended upon beautiful Marco Island, Florida, for the 2019 edition of Hobsons Summer Institute (HSI). Individuals’ goals for attending the conference were varied but were led by the opportunity to network with other professionals from across the country, learn best practices in expert-led sessions, and stay up to date on the latest education technology trends. Here are five of our big takeaways from the conference:

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NSSR (National Symposium on Student Retention)

New Orleans, LAThe 15th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention (NSSR) offers a complete educational experience exploring the latest evidence-based research on post-secondary retention and graduation. The intimate, content-focused environment enhances the potential for networking and encourages collaboration among colleagues from diverse fields and institutions.

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APLU Annual Meeting

November 10-12, 2019 in San Diego, CA The APLU Annual Meeting is the premier gathering of senior leaders from public research universities, and land-grant institutions, and state university systems. The meeting brings together a diverse array of public university presidents, chancellors, provosts, vice presidents and deans, and other senior leaders who learn and share with one another.

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Building Capacity through Infographics

How can an institution build capacity and consensus among stakeholders for a new retention tool?

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3 Ways to Own Your Future This Fall

Fall is a time for new classes, a new routine, and perhaps a new school. Have you thought about how this year will help you reach your goals? Read our blog to learn 3 things you can do now to take ownership over your future.

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The Right Tools to Support Holistic Student Success

As institutions invest in the success of their students, it’s no wonder there is increasing focus on approaching the issue holistically. The Starfish Enterprise Success Platform can help institutions scale their ability to support every student’s academic journey.

College Students Aren’t Just Hungry to Learn, They’re Actually Hungry.

According to the 2019 College and University Basic Needs Insecurity: A National #RealCollege Survey Report, 45% of college student survey respondents reported they were food insecure in the previous 30 days.

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Communication: The Key to Future Community College Success

5,114,013 students are enrolled in 2-year institutions across the United States in Spring 2019 according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The impact that community colleges are having on these students is note-worthy.

Hobsons Announces Winners for the 2019 Education Advances Awards

Three K-12 and Higher Education Institutions Recognized by Hobsons for their Impact in Student Success

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Educause 2019

Chicago, ILThe EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier convening of IT professionals and technology providers across the diverse higher education landscape.

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NACADA 2019

Louisville, KYIn Their Corner: Advising Students to be the GREATEST!