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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


May 17, 2018

Hobsons Announces Release of the Benchmarks Report within the Starfish Platform

ARLINGTON, VA, May 17, 2018 – Starfish by Hobsons today announced the release of the Benchmarks report, a new data dashboard to help Starfish institutions compare their students’ performance
May 14, 2018

Starfish Student Success Summit Brings Together Nearly 100 Higher Education Leaders

 ARLINGTON, VA – May 14, 2018 – Hobsons, the education technology leader, will hold a free Starfish Student Success Summit hosted by Jefferson ( Philadelphia University and Thomas
May 7, 2018

Hobsons Announces Finalists for 2018 Education Advances Awards

ARLINGTON, VA – May 7, 2018 – Hobsons is pleased to announce that three K-12 districts and six higher education institutions have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Hobsons Education
April 30, 2018

Hobsons Celebrates National Community College Month

ARLINGTON, VA, April 30, 2018 – Hobsons, the education technology leader, is proud to acknowledge the hard work of our nation’s community and technical colleges during National Community College
March 12, 2018

New Research: The Impact of Earning an Associate Degree Prior to Transfer on Bachelor’s Degree Completion

The ACE Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS), with support from Hobsons, announced the release of a report that examines degree attainment and transfer. Continue reading
February 21, 2018

Hobsons Launches Community Intervention Sharing to Help Higher Education Institutions Achieve 100 Percent Goal Attainment

The new capability allows institutions for the first time to share and browse interventions across the entire Starfish community in order to accelerate development of effective student support. Continue reading
January 16, 2018

Hobsons Partners With PAIRIN to Offer College Students Career Exploration Tools

Hobsons and PAIRIN announced today a partnership to provide college students with access to PAIRIN’s soft skills survey and career exploration tools directly within the Starfish platform. Continue reading
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