Starfish Retention Solutions has debuted Starfish 2, a major revision to the company's suite of Web-based tools for improving school retention and connecting students to tutoring, advising, and counseling resources. Institutions will be able to implement the new version by the end of August.
Purdue's Signals is a real-time, early intervention system that provides students with timely, concrete steps to improve their coursework, targeting specific areas where their academic success may be at risk.
UM's web-based Academic Planner helps students map out course selections for their four-year academic experience, and confer with their advisers in a familiar web 2.0 interface.
Noel-Levitz and Starfish Retention Solutions will integrate Noel-Levitz's Retention Management System Plus with Starfish Connect and Starfish Early Alert.
As a next step in its multi-year strategic technologies initiative, Pacific Lutheran University will begin using a new set of tools to crank up results of its recruitment and enrollment efforts.
Kentucky Community & Technical College System has hired the services arm of Blackboard to help redesign its processes for delivering services and support to students as part of major efforts to improve student retention, streamline operations, and reduce expense.
Ocean County College, which is looking to triple its distance learning enrollment numbers, is turning to an outside service provider to help with its online recruitment and retention efforts.
Seneca College in Ontario, Canada is launching a pilot program with Intelliworks and Starfish Retention Solutions to increase graduation rates.
IBM is expanding its presence in education cloud computing with the release of a new SaaS-based service named Decision Management for Education.
Jenzabar has released a new version of its student retention system and renamed it FinishLine.