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July 27, 2017

Meet Our 2017 Education Advances Award Winners

It’s the first-ever tie for our Education Advances Awards. Congratulations to Morgan State University and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College! Continue reading

July 19, 2017

Introducing Starfish 7

We are excited to celebrate the official launch of Starfish 7, the latest version of our Starfish Enterprise Success Platform. Continue reading

June 30, 2017

Starfish Hackathon: Going Mobile

This June, our “Going Mobile” Hackathon included teams from Montgomery County Community College and the University of Georgia. Continue reading

June 27, 2017

Fort Hays State: Students Supporting Students

FHSU Logo Tiger

Fort Hays is enhancing its focus on students by “walking the walk” and recruiting all stakeholders on campus – and all their data. Continue reading

June 26, 2017

Hobsons Names New CEO: Kate Cassino

Hobsons CEO Kate Cassino

Hobsons has named Kate Cassino as Chief Executive Officer. She succeeds Craig Heldman, who leaves Hobsons after two decades of service. Continue reading

June 5, 2017

5 Takeaways from “Improving the Odds of Successful Upward Transfer”

The webinar focused on key findings and recommendations from the recent ACE research report. Here are five additional takeaways: Continue reading

April 24, 2017

Student Success is Not Software

Ellen Wagner, Ph.D.

The most important innovators in today’s student success are the people on campus. The individuals who wake up every morning and face the front lines of teaching and learning and advising. Continue reading

April 18, 2017

ACE Report Identifies Key Predictors of Upward Transfer

The American Council on Education, with support from Hobsons, released a report that examines factors that impact successful upward transfer rates for community college students.  Continue reading

November 7, 2016

AACRAO Report Shows Institutions Embracing Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment Report

A report from Hobsons and AACRAO shows that more institutions are looking to dual enrollment programs to meet theirstrategic goals. Continue reading

October 5, 2016

Using Starfish to Support Student Success in Online Learning

Located in Massachusetts, Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) offers credit and noncredit courses to meet student needs. 62 percent of students are enrolled part-time students and 40 percent… Continue reading