Posts Tagged ‘2017’

December 4, 2017

Six Strategies to Encourage Faculty to Use a Student Success Technology

John Grant, Dean of Student Development from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, shares tactical strategies to engage faculty with campus-wide student success efforts. 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 13, 2017

Introducing Hobsons Summer Institute 2018!

Hobsons Summer Institute 2018, scheduled for July 16-18, 2018, will include two amazing keynote speakers, client presentations, and networking with Starfish colleagues. Continue reading

November 13, 2017

University of Idaho President Shares Updated Strategic Plan

From the Argonaut: “Advising, one of the key services that will help the influx of students at the University of Idaho, will be conducted through the Starfish program — a centralized advising system.” Continue reading

November 9, 2017

Ohio University Has a New Platform to Help Students

From the Post: “MyOHIO Success Network, a program powered from Starfish by Hobsons, provides the technology for OU to develop an information and communication “hub” to help students.” Continue reading

November 8, 2017

The University System of Maryland Standardizes Data Collection to Improve Retention and Graduation Rates

From Inside Higher Ed: The University System of Maryland’s campuses boast diverse student bodies. Officials believe new data collection standards will improve retention and and graduation rates. 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

November 6, 2017

New Software Helps Faculty and Staff Track Students’ Progress

From Lancaster Online:  “Elizabethtown College recently introduced software called Starfish, to view students’ progress toward academic goals and allows them to intervene when students struggle.” Continue reading

October 31, 2017

The Many Arms of Starfish Support at UND

From UND Today: “Starfish is an integral part of UND’s Strategic Plan in terms of retaining students and helping them graduate on time. It’s one of nine action items.” 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