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We understand that student-success requires intention and a vision. We’ll elevate the conversation, drawing from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, NASPA’s recent national landscape analysis of first-generation student success programs at four-year institutions.
Hear from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) and Northcentral Technical College (NTC) about how they have effectively re-designed processes to support their changing student pathways by following a Guided Pathways model for student success.
Starfish by Hobsons is the proud winner of CCA’s 2018 Seal of Approval, Technology Trailblazer awards in Choice and Time. Starfish by Hobsons received Technology Trailblazer awards in the CCA categories of Choice and Time for assisting students in making informed choices and decreasing the time it takes to graduate.
Starfish supports nearly 500 institutions on its platform -- impacting more than 4 million students every term. We effect change with our schools by integrating enhanced case management tools, predictive analytics, student support and academic planning on a single platform.
One of my favorite parts of our upcoming Hobsons Summer Institute is honoring the Starfish clients who are pushing the industry to raise the bar for student success, drawing on the strengths of their staff, advisors (counselors), faculty, students, and Starfish solution.
Recently, I attended a panel session about the College Transparency Act (CTA). I came away from that session with more questions than answers.
In September 2017, NYU recognized its need to enhance the student experience and improve its already strong retention and graduation rates.
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.
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.
This article examines the peer-reviewed literature on academic probation interventions with college and university students in the United States.
This research brief is the fourth in a series of four exploring early outcomes for recent high school graduates who enroll in community colleges. In this study, the relationships between attaining an associate degree and five outcomes in early adulthood are explored.
Use our Starfish Student Success Plan Template to help build out your initiatives on campus.
ARLINGTON, Va. – May 28, 2019 – Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that Cambridge College has chosen to partner with Hobson’s Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to increase the retention and graduation rates of the undergraduate student population.
ARLINGTON, Va. - April 10, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, announced today that Starfish will host a client panel at AACC’s 99th Annual Convention hosted by the American Association of Community Colleges at 4:00 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, April 13.
ARLINGTON, Va. - April 9, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that Blackhawk Technical College has chosen to partner with Hobson’s Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to provide flexible learning and impactful advising for all students.
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.
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.
Hobsons' CEO Kate Cassino recently shared her 5 Leadership Lessons with Thrive Global. See how Kate's leadership expertise has further positioned Hobsons as the leading education technology company.
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Hobsons help students througout every step in their education journey - from K-12 to higher education and beyond. Discover how each Hobsons product - Naivance, Intersect and Stafish - fit into the student journey.
The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the K-12 College and Career Readiness category. Learn how MSD Wayne utilizes Naviance by Hobsons to prepare their students to achieve one of the three E’s: Enroll, Enlist, or Employ.
Bard College was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the Match & Fit / Admissions category. Learn how Bard College utilizes Intersect by Hobsons to increase institutional awareness and connect with best-fit students.