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April 6, 2018 // University Business

Universities and colleges drive student success through analytics

Student success pioneer Civitas Learning announced, today, at its seventh annual partner “Summit” convening, that its community of practice now includes over 350 institutions, serving more than 8 million students worldwide and 40 percent of U.S. higher education.

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April 5, 2018 // Utah State Today

Company Pays Homage to USU through Higher Education Analytics Tool

Utah State University has been at the forefront of implementing effective communication plans to help student retention and completion through the use us nudges. This work has been recognized by Civitas, who has now worked with USU to create a powerful messaging tool and named the release of this product feature Big Blue.

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April 4, 2018 // Educause

A Researcher, an Advisor, and a Marketer Walk into a Predictive Analytics Tool…

By leveraging the power of student data from various sources, institutions are implementing interventions that significantly increase student persistence and completion. The journey to predictive analytics at Montgomery County Community College started when predictive analytics use was in its infancy in higher education. The college thus became among the pioneers partnering with Civitas Learning.

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April 4, 2018 // Press Release

Leading Universities and Colleges Drive Large-Scale Improvements in Student Success through Analytics

Student success pioneer Civitas Learning announced, today, at its seventh annual partner “Summit” convening, that its community of practice now includes over 350 institutions, serving more than 8 million students worldwide and 40 percent of U.S. higher education.

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March 30, 2018 // Press Release

Civitas Learning Recognized by PeopleSoft Users for Powering Academic Planning Initiatives at Colleges and Universities

Student success pioneer College Scheduler by Civitas Learning has been awarded the HEUG Partner of the Year award by the Higher Education User Group (HEUG), an organization of higher education institutions that use Oracle software, such as PeopleSoft.

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March 20, 2018 // University of Washington Tacoma

How to Persevere

The University of Washington Tacoma encourages their students by illustration of analytics, how students can increase persistence and encourages them to take specific actions that will contribute to their academic success.

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March 19, 2018 // Niner Times

Schedule Wizard brings magic to the registration process

Schedule Wizard (College Scheduler) was chosen as the new registration tool for UNC Charlotte because it streamlines the registration process by automating schedule planning, enables students to maximize their credit hours while balancing personal priorities, allows students to easily identify their breaks and time conflicts and creates optimized schedules that increase credit hours, term over term persistence and graduation rates.

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March 13, 2018 // Edsurge

Five Dangers of Data-Informed Student Nudging

Colleges are turning to principles of behavioral economics for ideas on how to promote student success through nudge-based solutions, which can be a small lift to yield large results in student retention. Lone Star College-Montgomery exemplifies how to use positive reinforcement through nudges. They use a predictive analytics platform from Civitas Learning, to inform a targeted nudge campaign focused on increasing retention rates.

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March 9, 2018 // University of South Florida

Student Success: University of South Florida 2016-2017 Annual Report

University of South Florida has become a national model for student success, leading all public research universities in the nation for increases in four-year and six-year graduation rates for undergraduates. These dramatic improvements are the product of a student success movement, an intentional transformation of institutional culture and practices launched in 2009. The university’s student success efforts focused on the full integration and deployment of predictive analytics, coordinated case management, and an agile technology platform during the 2016-17 academic year. This annual report will highlight the innovative work that drove these impressive gains and established USF as a national model of student success.

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March 9, 2018 // SmartBrief

Can email "nudges" backfire for colleges?

Early warning systems via email designed to give academically at-risk college students a “nudge” had an “almost double-digit negative impact” in some cases, said Mark Milliron of Civitas Learning during a presentation at SXSWedu 2018 in Austin, Texas.

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