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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. Here are some highlights from the […]

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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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Building Your Organization Capacity for Success: Getting Past the Growing Pains

Building Your Organization Capacity for Success: Getting Past the Growing Pains

This post is authored by Civitas Learning’s Research Director Dr. Eric McIntosh. Read on to see what Greek philosopher Aeschylus and analytics have in common, and why you should stay optimistic while optimizing your student success. My colleague Dr. Linda Baer researches the dynamics of institutional change. She and her fellow researcher Dr. Don Norris […]

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The Holistic Student Journey Bolstered by Grit

The Holistic Student Journey Bolstered by Grit

In this interview, Lone Star College – Tomball’s President, Dr. Lee Ann Nutt, shares her college’s work integrating grit-building activities and curriculum into the student experience to help her students succeed in school and in life. Two short years ago, Lone Star College–Tomball’s current president Dr. Lee Ann Nutt, made a simple New Year’s Resolution: […]

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Adoption Leads to Outcomes at American Public University System

Adoption Leads to Outcomes at American Public University System

This story highlights current work at American Public University System (APUS) to improve student engagement and success. Associate Provost of Academic Effectiveness and Student Success, Dr. Gwen Hall, explores how working groups got to know their students’ risks and rewards with Illume®, and then performed more than 100,000 student outreaches in one semester with Inspire […]

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Introducing Community Insights

Introducing Community Insights

We are pleased to announce our first issue of Community Insights – a quarterly report revealing student success trends and emerging benchmarks from across our partner community. In creating this report we aggregated intelligence across 2 million active student records to explore the most meaningful trends, not just the most conventional best practices. Core to Civitas Learning’s […]

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Putting a Face and Name to the Numbers: Illume Students Lists

Putting a Face and Name to the Numbers: Illume Students Lists

At Civitas Learning, we’re excited to see the way our community of practice is embracing Student Lists — the newest feature in our core app Illume®. Faced with expectations to do more with less, we know our partners can’t afford to spend the time and resources on generalized, broad outreach and initiatives. They are finding […]

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WEBINAR: Reaching the Right Students with the Right Outreach Using Student Lists

WEBINAR: Reaching the Right Students with the Right Outreach Using Student Lists

  Watch this webinar to learn more about the Student Lists feature in Illume, which helps institutions get to the right students at the right time. Supporting each of your unique students on their pathways to success is crucial – but sorting through multiple systems, trying to prioritize, and then knowing the right way to intervene […]

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