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Montgomery County Community College – From Insight to Action

Montgomery County Community College – From Insight to Action

As a Leader College with Achieving the Dream, Montgomery County Community College has immersed itself in data-informed initiatives for several years. It was also among the earlier joiners to the Civitas Learning community. Today, they are seeing positive outcomes from this work at all corners of the college. Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) is using […]

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The Power of Precision in Outreach

The Power of Precision in Outreach

This post is authored by Civitas Learning’s Research Director Dr. Eric McIntosh. Read on to learn what steps you want to consider when formulating your outreach campaigns. The higher education landscape is rife with student success initiatives. Given our shared propensity and commitment to want to see all students succeed, we’ve tended to extend ourselves […]

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Partner Profile: Dr. Colleen Carmean, UW Tacoma

Partner Profile: Dr. Colleen Carmean, UW Tacoma

Dr. Colleen Carmean presented at  numerous conference presentations throughout 2016, including two where she co-presented with Civitas Learning: AASCU and WCET. This interview gives you a chance to know her better and get a glimpse into the culture change she is driving at the University of Washington Tacoma. SERVING THE ‘NEW TRADITIONAL’ STUDENT UW Tacoma […]

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New, Emerging Findings from 4 Million Student Records

New, Emerging Findings from 4 Million Student Records

COMMUNITY INSIGHTS: VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2 Interesting insights emerge when we look across 4 million student records. We are pleased to announce our second issue of Community Insights – research from across our partner institutions that can improve our policy, practice and understanding of what students need to succeed. Read on for a glimpse of […]

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Democratizing Data

Democratizing Data

After 20 years of employment at Lone Star College, Marian Chaney (Associate Vice Chancellor, Analytics and Institutional Reporting, Lone Star College System) knows a bit about the inner workings of the college. “I know our people and I know our culture,” she says. “And I know we have changes we need to make that will […]

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Scouting the Trends in Higher Education

Scouting the Trends in Higher Education

About a twice a year, flight schedules align and three experts who speak around the world about education (while also leading successful organizations committed to improving education) are in the same room at the same time. When this happens, it’s a lot like watching three professional sport scouts in the stands as they swap stories […]

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Initiative Impact Analysis to Prioritize Action and Resource Allocation

Initiative Impact Analysis to Prioritize Action and Resource Allocation

A stumbling block to innovation in higher education is often not technology or talent, but simply initiative fatigue. An overload of well-intentioned pilots and programs can exhaust the dedicated faculty and staff working to bring them to the students of any campus. As pointed to in the League for Innovation’s most recent Trends Report, campus […]

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Turning the DIAL Faster with a More Collaborative Illume

Turning the DIAL Faster with a More Collaborative Illume

It’s hard to overstate the importance of a collaborative, cross-functional approach to student success. With so many players influencing a student’s path toward a credential, it’s essential that the different functions within an institution develop a shared context for each of their students. Becoming student-centered, of course, is not without its growing pains as Civitas […]

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Texas Community College Boot Camp

Texas Community College Boot Camp

While many in higher education are working diligently to improve student outcomes, we hear committed faculty, staff and administrators say they are often doing so in relative isolation from each other, making learning what works take longer when students need solutions and support now, not later. CREATING A COMMUNITY THAT IS LEARNING TOGETHER One of the […]

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28th Annual WCET Meeting: A View from the Road

28th Annual WCET Meeting: A View from the Road

Dr. Linda L. Baer, Senior Fellow at Civitas Learning, shares reflections from her trip to the 28th WCET conference. WCET is the leader in the practice, policy and advocacy of technology-enhanced learning in higher education. WCET is a national, member-driven, nonprofit which brings together colleges and universities, higher education organizations and companies to collectively improve […]

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