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Identifying Students At Risk of Food or Housing Insecurity: Insights from FACU and MCCC

An estimated half of all college students struggle with food insecurity. When so many are concerned about covering basic needs, how can your students be expected to persist towards their education degrees?

Online Courses & Student Success: A Study of 15 Institutions

Does taking online courses decrease a student's chances of achieving key academic outcomes? Join us to learn how the relationship between online course taking and student success outcomes vary depending upon the type of student, the degree attempted, and more.

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

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.

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Being A #RealCollege Student Is Harder

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.

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Understand First-generation Students And Spark Institutional Change

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.

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Increasing Student Success One Partnership at a Time

Educational goals take a backseat when students are unable to support their own basic food and housing needs. Starfish is extremely proud to partner with the Hope Center to give our institutions the ability to identify and support these students in need and help them reach their academic goals.

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New York University: Using Starfish to Strategically Increase Student Success Metrics

In September 2017, NYU recognized its need to enhance the student experience and improve its already strong retention and graduation rates.

Reedley College: Streamlining Counseling with Degree Planning

Reedley College is a leader among community colleges, and has dealt with increasing state mandates by volunteering for pilot projects to develop strategies, tools, and processes to meet the new requirements.

Determining the Effectiveness of Early Intervention Efforts on First-Time Freshmen

The first year of college has emerged as a critical barrier to college retention. In fact, nearly one in eight students who start college in any fall term transfer to a different institution by the following fall.

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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.

Review of Student Interventions Targeting Low Ongoing GPA

This article examines the peer-reviewed literature on academic probation interventions with college and university students in the United States.

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Big Bend Community College Selects Starfish by Hobsons as Exclusive Student Success Platform

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.

Saint Joseph’s University Grows Relationship with Starfish to Include Starfish Analytics

The college will begin working with Starfish in an expanded capacity beginning in the fall of 2019.

Hobsons Announces Completion of 2019 Internship Program

Hobsons, the leader in education technology and company behind Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish, announced today the culmination and success of its 2019 Summer Internship Program. Across Hobsons’ Arlington and Cincinnati office locations, 20 college students gained firsthand experience over 10 weeks, working in various departments across all three product lines.

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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.

Data Analytics and Student Advising: Creating a Culture Shift on Campus

Campus Technology asks Kalpana (Kal) Srinivas, the university's director for retention, in Academic Affairs, how Syracuse streamlined the process of advising across all schools and colleges, and why understanding campus culture was central to her team's change management strategy.

Vaughn College Faculty and Staff Enthusiastically Adopt Starfish

After one semester of integration of the Starfish retention module at Vaughn College, faculty and staff have expressed an appreciation for the tool in great numbers. The integrated technology platform helps students to succeed by facilitating engagement with an informed, connected campus community.

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University of Oregon - Success Story

Learn more about how the University of Oregon uses Intersect to solve the challenges of recruiting students across the United States.

Stony Brook University: The 2019 Hobsons Education Advances Award Winner

Stony Brook University was recognized by Hobsons during the Hobsons Summer Institute as the 2019 Intersect Education Advances Award winner. Learn how Stony Brook University utilizes Intersect by Hobsons to connect with best-fit students.

SUNY Brockport, 2018 Hobsons Educational Advances Award Finalist

The College at Brockport, State University of New York (SUNY Brockport) is a nationally recognized four-year comprehensive public college focused on student success, academic quality, and exceptional value. 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. Learn more how SUNY Brockport leverages Starfish on their campus.