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November 12, 2018 // University Business

Civitas Learning partners with RNL

Civitas Learning and Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) announced a new partnership to help colleges and universities improve student outcomes across the full student journey, inventory and assess the impact of student success initiatives, and increase graduation rates.

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November 8, 2018 // University Business

Civitas Learning recognized by Amazon Web Services

Civitas Learning announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status. This designation recognizes that Civitas Learning provides solutions to — and has deep experience working with — higher education customers to deliver mission-critical workloads and applications on AWS. Achieving this differentiates Civitas Learning as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that possesses deep domain expertise and has developed innovative technology solutions that leverage AWS services.

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November 8, 2018 // Press Release

Civitas Learning and Ruffalo Noel Levitz Bring Together Analytics and Expertise to Maximize Student Outcomes

Civitas Learning and Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) announced a new partnership to help colleges and universities improve student outcomes across the full student journey, inventory and assess the impact of student success initiatives, and increase graduation rates. Nearly 40 percent of student success initiatives have little or no measurable impact, according to new Civitas Learning research from more than 1,000 initiative impact studies with its partners.

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November 7, 2018 // Campus Technology

Civitas Adds OER Search to Course Schedule Planner

A new open educational resources (OER) search tool has been directly integrated into Civitas Learning’s academic planning platform, letting students know if OER materials are available as they build their course schedules. The new OER search technology was recently added to the Scheduler.

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November 6, 2018 // The Chronicle of Higher Ed

Don’t Forget the Role of Humans in Those Tech-Driven ‘Student Success’ Efforts

When more than 10,000 people converge for higher education’s largest tech conference, a lot of the talk centers on topics like IT security, new software products that promise to streamline campus operations, and the latest-and-greatest tools to improve students’ experiences in and outside the classroom. The centrality of people was the specific focus for the following session moderated, “Why Only Human Intelligence Can Power the Student-Success Revolution” including input from Mark Milliron, Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Civitas Learning.

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October 30, 2018 // PBS Newshour

Where support for college students is ‘high-tech, high-touch’

A new study,“The Pell Divide,” finds a difference in graduation rates between students who receive funding assistance from Pell Grants and those who don’t. This year at Florida International University, the state of Florida awarded the college $73 million in extra funding for their students’ success where they use predictive analytics to identify students likely to struggle, so they can receive the support they need.

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October 30, 2018 // Press Release

Civitas Learning Recognized by Amazon Web Services for Deep Expertise with Security and Privacy Practices

Civitas Learning announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status. This designation recognizes that Civitas Learning provides solutions to—and has deep experience working with—higher education customers to deliver mission-critical workloads and applications on AWS.

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October 29, 2018 // Educause Review

Strategic IT: What Got Us Here Won't Get Us There

To fully realize the value of information technology as the strategic asset it is, we must embrace strategic IT. Inspired by its collaboration with UIA peers, the University of California at Riverside (UC Riverside) recently scaled its use of predictive analytics to give all university advisors access to real-time, precise data to inform how to support students throughout their academic journey. UC Riverside selected technology partner Civitas Learning to scale its homegrown approach.

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October 23, 2018 // University Business

Course planner embeds new search tool

Responding to student demand for ways to reduce the cost of college, student success leader Civitas Learning today announced the launch of new search technology specifically designed to help students find courses that offer open educational resources (OER). This would allow students to reduce costs for required course materials while still accessing a complete educational experience.

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October 22, 2018 // St. Louis Post Dispatch

A New Kind Of Higher Education

Colleges across the country are adapting to a new landscape in which prospective students are more carefully scrutinizing their choices. A 2018 survey of undergraduates by Civitas Learning found that about a quarter had gone more than six months without contacting their advisor—and about 3 percent had never done so.

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