In the News

This is an incredibly exciting time for people focused on student success. Every week, something important takes place that shapes or informs the effort to help students achieve their goals, whether within the halls of government, at a client’s institution, in our development labs, or at the many events that bring people together.


In the News


August 3, 2017

How Technology is Impacting Advisors’ Work: Perspectives From the Field

From Edsurge: While helpful in many ways, [technology] tools are also fundamentally changing the way advisors view their roles and the work they do. Continue reading
July 24, 2017

Hobsons Updates Starfish with Improved Analytics, Accessibility

Hobsons has unveiled Starfish 7, the latest version of its student retention platform, with upgrades such as improved predictive analytics. Continue reading
July 24, 2017

Hobsons Debuts Starfish 7

Hobsons, the leading provider of college and career readiness, enrollment management, and student success solutions, released Starfish 7, the latest version of its Starfish Enterprise Success Platform Continue reading
July 19, 2017

Fort Hays State Seeks Ways to Increase Student Success

This summer, FHSU launched a predictive analytics reporting program called PAR, part of the Starfish tool and an expansion to the Tiger Early Alert program that Fort Hays State has been using the past Continue reading
June 12, 2017

Hobsons’ Predictive Analytics Integration: From the PAR Framework to Holistic Tools

VP for Research Ellen Wagner talks about how Hobsons' integration of predictive analytics, including the PAR Framework, has provided the education sector with tools to approach a myriad of issues. Continue reading
April 17, 2017

Northeast Higher Ed Institutions Poised to Improve Student Success

Starfish's student success platform helps NERCOMP member institutions boost student retention with predictive analytics, early intervention, and academic planning. Continue reading
July 28, 2016

Ramapo College Named 2016 Education Advances Award Winner

Hobsons is pleased to recognize Ramapo College in New Jersey as the Admissions and Student Success winner for the 2016 Hobsons Education Advances Award. Continue reading
May 19, 2016

Helena College Improves Retention with Starfish by Hobsons

Helena College University of Montana is a public two-year college focused on providing access to lifelong educational opportunities. Central to its mission is enhancing student persistence by... Continue reading
January 21, 2016

Hobsons Education Advances Awards: Meet the Judges [Part Two]

Meet this year’s judges for the Student Success and Advising Award... Continue reading
January 13, 2016

Hobsons University Call for Presenters Now Open

The Hobsons University 2016 Call for Presenters is now open! We want to learn about your experiences with the platform, your strengths as a presenter and provide you with... Continue reading