Recruitment & Retention

Private Honors Program Spreads Presence in 2 Year and 4 Year Colleges

A program offered at several community colleges to help students succeed through the first two years of college said it has grown to 50 four-year institutions as transfer options since its launch in 2012.

Oracle Offers Big Data Analysis Tool for Student Recruiting, Retention

A cloud-based platform that Oracle introduced this week aims to make it easier to aggregate, analyze and use big data to segment and communicate with students and prospective students.

Jefferson College To Keep Students on Track with Open Source Advising Software

As part of its mission to promote student success, Jefferson College in Missouri is working with Unicon to implement Student Success Plan (SSP), open source case-management software that provides a "holistic coaching and counseling model for integrated planning and advising services."

Hobsons Acquires Starfish Retention Solutions

Hobsons has acquired Starfish Retention Solutions, a provider of higher ed student success and advising tools.

The Dashboard as a Campuswide Conversation on Completion

Cuyahoga Community College, a CT 2008 Innovator award recipient in the field of Business Intelligence, has maintained its innovative edge with a major implementation of a dashboard that measures student success and completion for the institution and is available to departments campus wide.

Report: Creative Data Analysis a Top Strategy for Improving Retention

Systematic, creative data analysis is one of several key retention strategies among top-performing public universities, according to a new report from Eduventures.

Sinclair Community College Improves Adviser Notifications with Apereo Integration

Sinclair Community College in Ohio is working with open source services provider Unicon to develop an integration between the Apereo Notification Portlet and Student Success Plan (SSP) for the institution's uPortal environment.

PAR Framework, Starfish Retention Partner To Identify At-Risk Students

PAR Framework has partnered with Starfish Retention Solutions to integrate its Predictions of Academic Risk services with the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform.

NSF Dangles Funding for New Ways To Get Students Through Math

If you have a new idea for helping college students learn foundational math, the National Science Foundation (NSF) wants to give you money to research and test it out.

White House Pokes Colleges, Ed Tech Companies To Help Graduate More Students

The use of technology-enabled approaches in education is receiving attention today as the White House hosts its second "College Opportunity Day of Action."