Starfish Awarded 2017 Guided Pathways Seal of Approval by Complete College America

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


October 16, 2017

Starfish Wins Readers’ Choice Award

From Campus Technology: Starfish is honored to be the recipient of the Gold award for Student Success/Retention in Campus Technology's third annual Readers' Choice Awards. Continue reading
September 29, 2017

Starfish Program Bridges Gap Between Professors and Students

Elizabethtown College is embracing Starfish, a new software tool that will ease the advising process and assist students in achieving success. Already, 96 percent of first-year students are logged on. Continue reading
September 21, 2017

First-Year College Credits and Strong GPA Big Predictor of CC Student Success

"Identifying Predictors of Credential Completion Among Beginning Community College Students," dug through data collected through the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 to determine predictors. Continue reading
September 20, 2017

The Vanishing University

Howard Bell, General Manager of Starfish, was quoted in a recent article in Quartz about the future of higher education. Continue reading
September 11, 2017

Should ‘Student Success’ Include Dropouts?

From EdSurge: At Starfish, senior vice president Howard Bell says his team offers ways to go beyond graduation as a metric of success. 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
July 6, 2017

Whatcom Community College Embraces Starfish Degree Planner

Starfish Degree Planner makes it possible to efficiently provide each Whatcom student with a proactive, personalized, step-by-step roadmap for the courses they need. 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