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December 14, 2017 // EducationDive

Data is Key to Improving Campus Outcomes- but Infrastructure Challenges are Holding it Back

The University of South Florida was named the Education Dive 2017 Institution of the Year because of the institution’s success with leveraging data to inform decisions and move the needle on student outcomes. Having a strong data infrastructure — and supporting culture on campus, which is fully bought into the importance of allocating resources to establish and maintain it- has far-reaching effects on campus.

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December 13, 2017 // Genessee Community College

New Tools Enabling GCC Student Success: College Scheduler Program Provides Another New Resource for Course Registration

College Scheduler joins a host of other empowering course registration utilities that have been introduced by Genessee Community College.

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December 13, 2017 // EdTech Magazine

What Higher Education Experts Want You To Know About AI

Artificial intelligence is hitting universities, but it doesn’t mean professors are being replaced by computers. Higher education influencers touted AI’s ability to make data analytics and student success initiatives even easier by drawing out the most actionable data.

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December 11, 2017 // CITY: University of London

Learning Analytics at the Civitas Learning International Innovation Summit

An event was held by Civitas Learning, which involved two panel sessions looking at different aspects of implementing learning analytics with representation from Jisc, Buckinghamshire New University, Universities UK,University of East London (UEL), University of West London (UWL) and Northumbria University.

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December 7, 2017 // The Cowl

Class Registration Update: Changes on Cyberfriar Make Registration Easier and Simpler for Students

The new registration system recently put in place by Providence College was met with resounding approval from students across campus. Many students found the new Schedule Planner to be incredibly easy to operate, as well as much simpler to work with.

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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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