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Lone Star College System: Fully Integrating a Student Success Platform

Lone Star College System: Fully Integrating a Student Success Platform

THE FULLY-INTEGRATED STUDENT SUCCESS PLATFORM The Lone Star College (LSC) System serves approximately 85,000 students, many part- time, many working adult and a surprisingly large population of very young learners including an expanding high school dual enrollment cohort. Of the six colleges, some have seen explosive growth in enrollment – up to 35% in recent […]

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Innovating With Purpose at Strayer University: Creating Mindset, Building Engagement

Innovating With Purpose at Strayer University: Creating Mindset, Building Engagement

  Over the last several years, Strayer University has introduced ground-breaking initiatives to help solve today’s most perplexing higher education challenges. These initiatives – ranging from a retention-based Graduation Fund to address college affordability to the first employer-based free college degree program to improve workforce readiness, among many others – were born out of a […]

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Learning Moments: Illume™ Insights

Learning Moments: Illume™ Insights

As part of our promise to build a community that is Learning Together®, Civitas Learning and our partner institutions have shared insights via the Valencia College Learning Brief, Austin Community College Learning Brief, University of Arizona Learning Brief, Three Case Studies to Consider in the RPA Journal, and the UMUC Case Study. In addition to that, we intend […]

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Degree Map™ Posts Positive Persistence Gains at Austin Community College

Degree Map™ Posts Positive Persistence Gains at Austin Community College

Civitas Learning is on a mission to help a million more students learn well and finish strong through insight and action analytics applications such as Degree Map™. Degree Map is specifically designed to elevate the advising conversation by providing a clean, clear snapshot of a student’s degree progress and remaining journey ahead. Through these more […]

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Sandy Shugart: Changing the Value Proposition at Valencia College

Sandy Shugart: Changing the Value Proposition at Valencia College

“Anyone can learn anything under the right conditions.” – Sandy Shugart, President, Valencia College As a large urban college focused on serving more than 70,000 students a year, the culture at Valencia had once focused on budgets and measuring productivity against best practices. Dr. Sandy Shugart joined Valencia because he saw a turning of the […]

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University of Arizona Merges Business Intelligence and Institutional Research

University of Arizona Merges Business Intelligence and Institutional Research

Change can be scary. It takes courage, and sometimes new, and awkward collaboration. Oftentimes it’s easier to maintain status quo, even if it means missing out on great opportunities due to the change. Status quo is not good enough for the University of Arizona, which recently underwent a change that is already helping them better […]

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Insight and Action Analytics: Three Case Studies to Consider

Insight and Action Analytics: Three Case Studies to Consider

A journal article from Civitas Learning by Dr. Mark David Milliron, Laura Malcolm and David Kil |  RPA Journal | Research & Practice in Assessment has published its recent issue (Volume 9: Winter 2014) to collaboratively address the question, “What is the role of big data and learning analytics in higher education assessment?” Civitas Learning Chief Learning […]

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Austin Community College and Degree Map

Austin Community College and Degree Map

As part of its promise to create a community of practice that is Learning Together™, Civitas Learning will highlight the early work of its Pioneer Partner institutions in periodic Learning Briefs, sharing new ideas, platform and application implementations, and iterations that work toward a shared goal of helping a million more students a year graduate […]

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Civitas Learning Space – Stories from the Frontlines of Education and Technology | By building a community of forward-thinking higher education institutions, Civitas Learning brings together the best of education, technology and data to help college students learn well and finish strong. Using a cloud-based predictive analytics platform and engaging applications, the company brings deep insight to decision makers in education and delivers personalized, real-time recommendations directly to students, faculty, advisors and administrators. Civitas Learning Space is a digital community Learning Together ™.