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Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

By Martha Lanaghen, Founder and CEO, The Sparrow Group
Martha Lanaghen worked with a multi-campus college system to evaluate their orientation programs with the hopes of increasing start rates. They identified core fears shared by most students, then changed orientation and early-tenure student services. The result was a 200 basis point improvement in lead to start.

Bellus Academy Launches Student Assistance Program to Support Mental Health and Help Students Navigate Life and Work Challenges

Bellus Academy Launches Student Assistance Program to Support Mental Health and Help Students Navigate Life and Work Challenges

Interview with Lynelle Lynch, President and Owner, Bellus Academy
The Bellus Academy Student Assistance Program are confidential support services provided at no cost and can help students address a range of emotional and relational challenges including stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and support for child/elder care.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

Teletherapy App Provides Students Convenience, Privacy and Choice of Therapist

Written from an interview with Robert M. Keiser, MBA, Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute and Srikanth Santhanam, Senior Vice President, META
In order to combat mental illness among students, faculty and staff, Southeastern College and Southeastern Institute have partnered with the META teletherapy app. The app provides users with convenience and the freedom to choose a mental health therapist who best fits their needs.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

No Internet? No Device? No Problem: Making Electronic Course Materials Easily Accessible

By Bruce Schneider, Vice President of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
Digital course materials can increase convenience and reduce costs, yet they are dependent upon student accessibility. Learn how a device program can help and explore important considerations along the way, including offering Wi-Fi hotspots, delivering print-on-demand options, and allowing for downloadable digital content.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

From Predictive to Proactive: How One Institution is Applying Data to Raise the Bar on Student Support

By Dr. S. David Vaillancourt, Chief Academic Officer, The College of Health Care Professions and Bruce Schneider, Vice President of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
Student behavioral data often has the biggest impact on student support efforts and retention outcomes. Learn how CHCP and Ambassador put an intelligence plan in place that not only tracks activity data, but makes it actionable.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success