Press Releases

Things happen so quickly that we could release our own news nearly every day. Instead, we use Press Releases primarily to focus the media on our most important accomplishment: our clients’ success. If you read something here that resonates with you, we hope you will share it with your colleagues.


Press Releases


June 11, 2015

School Superintendents, Community Colleges Collaborate to Improve Student Success

AASA and Hobsons announce a joint CGI America Commitment to Action to improve access and student success in community college. Continue reading
June 8, 2015

Starfish Recognizes Starfish 360 Award “Rising Stars”

Starfish Recognizes "Rising Stars" Cincinnati State and Technical College, Leeward Community College, and Worcester State University Continue reading
May 26, 2015

Youngstown State University Delivers a Cohesive Approach to Student Success

Youngstown State University’s use of the Starfish platform to coordinate advising has resulted in course completion improvements. Continue reading
April 29, 2015

University of Texas at El Paso Celebrates Improved Student Outcomes

Hobsons announced that UTEP has used the Starfish platform to improve engagement and course completion rates for students in large course sections. Continue reading
February 23, 2015

Hobsons Acquires Starfish Retention Solutions to Help Even More Students Succeed

Hobsons today announced the acquisition of Starfish Retention Solutions, the leading provider of student success and advising systems for higher education. Continue reading
January 28, 2015

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Supports a Campus-wide Culture of Success

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s use of Starfish has shown measurable improvements in course completion rates - and earned the institution a Starfish 360 Award. Continue reading
January 5, 2015

University Business names Starfish EARLY ALERT and Starfish CONNECT a “Reader’s Choice Top Product”

University Business magazine chooses Starfish EARLY ALERT and Starfish CONNECT as "Readers' Choice Top Products" for 2014. Continue reading
December 16, 2014

PAR Framework and Starfish Announce Partnership to Offer Seamless Integration of Predictive Analytics with the Starfish Platform

PAR Framework, a national, non-profit provider of learner analytics as a service, today announced the successful integration of its Predictions of Academic Risk services with the Starfish platform. Continue reading
December 4, 2014

Starfish Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Starfish will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along college presidents and other higher education leaders. Continue reading
November 13, 2014

Starfish Retention Solutions Ranked Number 37 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™

Starfish Attributes 4,337 Percent Revenue Growth to Its Holistic Approach to Student Success and Completion Continue reading