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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


September 21, 2017

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

From Campus Technology: "Identifying Predictors of Credential Completion Among Beginning Community College Students," used data collected through the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002. Continue reading
September 20, 2017

The Vanishing University

From Quartz: Hobsons, a company that offers consulting software for higher education, just debuted its first “fully integrated solution for higher education institutions." 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

From FHSU News: 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. 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

Starfish Gathers Information at Webster U Workshop

From Webster University: "Starfish is returned for a three day workshop, learning more about our readiness, as an institution, to accept this new system to achieve the goals in the strategic plan." 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
May 17, 2017

Webster University Launches New Student Success Initiative

From Webster Daily News: "Starfish was selected because of its ability to leverage existing infrastructure, serve undergraduate and graduate students worldwide, and provide analytics and reporting." Continue reading