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December 5, 2017 //

USF Nabs Top Honors from Washington, D.C. Publication

Washington, D.C.-based Education Dive named the University of South Florida its Institution of the Year as part of the publication’s 2017 Dive Awards for Higher Education. USF won based on its use of data analytics to eliminate the graduation rate gap between race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status. USF partnered with Civitas Learning in 2014 to develop predictive analytics to help students succeed.

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December 4, 2017 //

Institution of the Year: University of South Florida

USF has been able to leverage data analytics in ways which noticeably benefit students and improve the university’s bottom line. They have nearly eliminated the graduation gap between race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status and for that reason they have been granted the Institution of the Year award.

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December 4, 2017 //

Obsession of the year: Focus on adult learners

Mark David Milliron says that because many of the adult learning students have full-time jobs and familial obligations, campus leaders will have to consider methods of concentrating on the needs of part-timers just as much as full-timers — especially as around 62% of students at community colleges fall into the former category, according to Civitas’ data.

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December 4, 2017 //

University of South Florida: University of South Florida Named Institution of the Year by Education Dive

Use of analytics to close the graduation rate gap between race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status earns USF national accolades. In 2014, USF partnered with student success company Civitas Learning to develop unique insight into the student experience through the use of predictive analytics. Equipped with Civitas Learning’s platform, student support personnel were able to intervene and coordinate timely, tailored support.

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November 28, 2017 // 91.5 KJZZ

University Of Arizona Ups Student Retention Rate

More than 83 percent of students at the University of Arizona are staying from one year to the next.  And university officials are giving some of the credit for that to a new software program the school is using, to try to identify, and then help, students who may be at risk of dropping out.

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November 27, 2017 // Education Dive

Finalists announced for 2017 Dive Awards for Higher Education

After months of planning and research, we have revamped the awards and have identified a list of finalists in seven categories: President of the Year, Institution of the Year, Innovation of the Year, Disruption of the Year, Obsession of the Year, Best Investment of the Year and Missed Opportunity of the Year.

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November 15, 2017 // EDTECH WITH ERIC

EDTECH WITH ERIC

Discover a personalized and targeted approach to student engagement.  Learn strategies for early and continued engagement throughout the application process, orientation, first term, and beyond!  Leave with an array of ideas you can immediately implement in your institution.

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November 15, 2017 // NASFAA

Panel Discusses How Schools Can Use Data to Help Struggling Students

Collecting and analyzing data on students can allow schools to intervene when they appear to be struggling, a panel of higher education experts said during an event in Washington, DC, Tuesday.  The event, hosted by Third Way, was the second part of three-part series of discussions called “Using Data To Get To And Through College.”

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November 14, 2017 // The Tech Tribune

10 Best Tech Startups in Austin

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Austin, Texas. Civitas Learning was included as one of the ten companies listed.

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November 14, 2017 // EdSurge

Learning From Algorithms: Who Controls AI in Higher Ed, And Why It Matters (Part 2)

Could the data lead colleges to rethink how they operate to serve students? Those were key points that emerged during an online panel discussion EdSurge hosted on the promises and perils of AI in education.

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