Recruitment & Retention


UCLA Connects Alumni and Continuing Ed Students to Online Career Coaching

The University of California, Los Angeles will now provide individualized online career coaching to all of its alumni as well as all UCLA Extension students and alumni, thanks to a joint effort out of UCLA Extension, UCLA Alumni Affairs and the UCLA Career Center.

A Mobile Personal Assistant Tuned to Student Needs

In an effort to help freshmen manage the college transition, the University of San Diego created a smart personal assistant app designed to help students prioritize and track their tasks.

Universities Recognized for Student Success Work

An education consultancy has recognized four of its institutional customers for their work in the area of student success.

Report: Parents Concerned About Academic Stress

The majority of parents think academic expectations are putting too much pressure on their children, and a significant number of kids are experiencing mental health problems as a result.

Community Colleges Get Online Hub for Student Success Materials

The Association of American College and Universities (AAC&U) has launched a resource hub intended to be a repository for templates, campus examples, webinars and online discussions that come out of institutions participating in the organization's Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP) initiative.



Jenzabar Talks up New Bundle of Student Success Modules

Education technology heavyweight Jenzabar has begun delivering an application tied to student retention and success.

Hobsons' New Platform Combines Data Analytics, Early Intervention Tools for Higher Ed

Hobsons, a software developer that has been best known for creating digital counseling tools for K-12 students preparing for college, is now introducing a new product, Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, intended to take advantage of the acquisition of two companies this year.

When Portals Retire — What's Next?

At the University of Delaware, an ERP system upgrade led to the retirement of their legacy portal. The search was on for a portal replacement. Joy Lynam explains how the university replaced the portal with a search-based solution called OneCampus — ultimately modernizing the experience of finding campus resources for users.

11 Institutions that Are Finding — and Sharing — the Secrets to Student Success

University Innovation Alliance's Bridget Burns explains how the organization's members are scaling up student success efforts that really work.

Salesforce to Launch Mobile Advising App

Salesforce is introducing Salesforce Advisor Link, a new application for academic advisers that delivers a holistic view of each student’s academic experience.

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