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

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


November 27, 2017

Starfish Endorsed By California Community College Academic Senate For Guided Pathways Framework

The California Guided Pathways Project is a grant program that offers an opportunity for community colleges to apply for grant money in order to adopt the guided pathways approach at scale. Continue reading
November 7, 2017

Scott James Presents Research at NSSR

James and his colleagues will share the implications that course withdrawals have on student success, as well as the primary factors that contribute to online student retention. Continue reading
October 30, 2017

Starfish at EDUCAUSE

Presenters at the annual EDUCAUSE include Hobsons’ Vice President for Research Ellen Wagner, Ph.D.; Russ Little, Starfish Director of Product Management and Richard Calhoun, Principal Product Manager. Continue reading
October 23, 2017

Starfish Awarded 2017 Guided Pathways to Success Seal of Approval

Complete College America announced that Starfish by Hobsons has won its 2017 Guided Pathways to Success (GPS) Seal of Approval. The GPS Seal of Approval honors software solutions. Continue reading
October 19, 2017

Starfish Receives Gold in Campus Technology’s Readers’ Choice Awards

For the third year, Starfish Enterprise Success Platform has been named the winner of the Gold award in the “Student Success and Retention” category in Campus Technology'sReaders’ Choice Awards. 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 18, 2017

Two Institutions Win 2017 Student Success Awards

Morgan State University, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and Montana State University Northern today were named winners of the 2017 Hobsons Education Advances Awards. The awards were announced 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 30, 2017

Hobsons Hosts Starfish ‘Going Mobile’ Hackathon

In three days at the Starfish Going Mobile Hackathon event, nine teams iterated to create new mobile solutions to empower advisors and engage students. 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