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65 Blog Posts

Connecting the Dots Between Institutional Programs and Career Achievement

“So, what are you interested in doing after you graduate?” This age-old question is often posed for prospective or enrolled college students and echoed throughout recruitment conversations, discussions on selecting a major, resume or portfolio building activities and preparing for graduation....

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Alumni and Employment in a COVID Economy – Helping Identify Opportunities

The pandemic has had a significant impact on our lives in many ways. From an alumni survey we conducted late last summer, one aspect of its impact became apparent. Among more than 17,000 respondents, 23% indicated that COVID-19 had had…...

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Transforming the Community College Student Co-Curricular Experience

Struggling with high levels of attrition and low degree or certificate completion rates, many community colleges have adopted curricular strategies such as dual enrollment, re-examination of placement testing and gateway courses, and Guided Pathways to improve student outcomes. Even though…...

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Equity-Centered Dashboards: Leveraging Data Visualization to Illuminate Student Outcomes

Higher education is laden with inequitable student outcomes – from access to college, progression and degree completion, involvement, and engagement in co-curricular and experiential learning opportunities to post-graduation outcomes. Many campuses set key performance indicators and goals to identify those inequities. Still, they are often confused about identifying the relevant…...

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Equity-Centered Student Success: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility

Campuses increasingly recognize the economic and social imperatives to permanently close achievement gaps for low socioeconomic and Black, Indigenous, and people of color students. ...

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Make Me a Match: February is Matching Gift Month

Did you know February is Matching Gift Month? This opportunity can be a great way to build awareness around matching gifts for your institution. Data from The Big-Give Research Initiative suggests that your donors are 84% more likely to contribute to a cause if they know…...

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Does the Classroom Environment Matter?

Course evaluation results provide immediate feedback for faculty (assuming they get the results in a timely manner), but they only tell a story of a single point in time and typically involve little to no real analysis.  With the right…...

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Pandemic Student Survey Results: Community Colleges

In a nationwide survey of current college students about their experience during the pandemic, 210 students from community colleges responded to the survey (with a total of 1,143 respondents). Below are some of our key findings specifically for community college…...

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The Success of GivingTuesday during 2020

This GivingTuesday was like no other. We’re in the middle of a pandemic impacting all our lives in some way and this led to some degree of uncertainty about how much support GivingTuesday would generate – especially given the successful…...

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Heightened Issues of Student Success

Student success has always been a top priority for higher education institutions – and many colleges have been able to build and refine their student success programs over years to a high degree of accuracy. But what happens when a…...

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