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At the University of Leeds in England, students taking classes in the Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre sit at small, trapezoid-shaped tables on tiered levels, working on group projects on a […]
Today’s college students face stress everywhere they turn, from friend and roommate tensions to financial strains and fear of becoming a victim of school violence. Consider these stats: Nationwide, more […]
Stephen Wilson, director of annual giving at Virginia State University, identifies donor prospects at no cost on LinkedIn. Using keyword searches based on profile information such as college, industry and […]
A culturally rich, historically black neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida, has been experiencing gentrification. To keep the legacy of the Belmont-DeVilliers community alive, a local engineer is guiding a group of […]
The traditional, nail-biting wait for an admission offer has, at some colleges, given way to a process offering immediate gratification for prospective students: the instant decision day. This admission recruitment […]
Why should U.S. colleges and universities follow global trends in active classrooms? What is the biggest lesson administrators can learn? “U.S. institutions can certainly benefit from the active learning environment […]
A handful of university medical centers around the country offer telemedicine services to the broader community. Typically, these services are designed to provide options for people who live in remote […]
Question 1: What are the most common misconceptions about teletherapy services for college students? “With teletherapy still being relatively new to colleges and consumers, there is often the misconception that […]
Teletherapy has been around for more than two decades and can be delivered through videoconferencing, phone or online messaging. Alternate terms for teletherapy include telebehavioral health, telepsychiatry, e-behavioral health, telemental […]
Scenario: Small college wants to increase its national visibility and recognition. Process: Matt Spencer, associate vice president for university advancement, zeros in on alumni with an affinity for the university, identifies their […]
Whether you call them huddle rooms, breakout rooms or collaboration rooms, small group spaces cropping up in various campus buildings are changing the way academic facilities are used. The trend […]
In your experience, how common is it for financial aid offices to push in to classrooms with messages to students about financial aid, managing student loan debt, and personal finance—and […]
Every semester, hundreds of freshmen at Champlain College in Vermont gather in a campus meeting room to play the “Game of Life.” It’s not the traditional board game. Instead, this […]
As huddle rooms within academic buildings grow in popularity, what challenges—perhaps unexpected ones—tend to crop up for administrators and professors? “There are several challenges that administrators, professors and students face […]
1. Tackle issues head-on and promptly. This may be especially important for tech staff who ignore policies, fail to carry their load or can’t seem to get along with co-workers. […]
What staff and employees from every corner of campus expect from IT often differs from what tech staff can actually deliver. And while white-glove tech service might not always be […]
Measuring faculty effectiveness has never been a perfect science—and it has always held potential for contention among instructors and administrators. Today, tighter budgets, greater demands in terms of student outcomes […]
When it comes to a student’s priorities, knowing the locations of classrooms and dining halls outweighs finding the blue emergency boxes installed around campus, and downloading ride-share and meal delivery […]
What role does visible security technology play in deterring campus crime and giving students, prospective students/families, and others peace of mind? “A popular argument against the installation of blue light […]
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