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November 7, 2016

New Report Finds Institutions Embracing Dual Enrollment

On November 7, Hobsons and the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) will release a new report at the AACRAO Strategic Enrollment Management conference… 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

September 14, 2016

Dual Credit Programs: Accelerating Educational Attainment

Ellen Wagner, Ph.D.

Hobsons recently explored how superintendents are using dual credit programs in their school districts. Here is what we learned. Download report. Continue reading

September 9, 2016

Guided Pathways with Guttman Community College and iPASS

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“If we know something works, we are going to put it into place for everyone. When a student enters Guttman, they have a guided pathway.” Read more about Guttman Community College and Starfish. 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

July 7, 2016

Focus on Transfer Students

In our work on behalf of students, it is common to see a focus on first-generation college students. However, at Hobsons we are about helping all students finish what they start, regardless of… Continue reading

July 6, 2016

Pima Community College District Welcomes Starfish

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More than 70,000 students at Pima Community College District in the greater Tucson, Arizona, metropolitan area will have access to Starfish by Hobsons… Continue reading

June 22, 2016

Five Ways Community Colleges Can Reduce Summer Melt

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Summer is here, and many newly graduated high school seniors are preparing for their postsecondary journey. 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

May 19, 2016

Introducing a New Closing Session at Hobsons University

Earlier this year, we announced our annual Hobsons University (HU) Call for Proposals and received so many great submissions for our general session content. Our client presentations are critical… Continue reading