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The Perfect Payment Plan and Tracking Pending Aid

Developing consistent payment plan policies, processes and procedures

Dealing with covering financial shortfalls in student packages, managing tuition refunds and providing excellent customer support with small staffs are common problems business offices face. This web seminar, originally broadcast on May 8, 2014, featured a financial leader who explained how her institution adapted department policies as enrollment continued to rise. She also discussed the positive impact that providing payment plan options to students and pending aid tracking had on her institution.

Designing AV Interfaces to Support Classroom Instruction

User-friendly, Consistent and Reliable Technology Facilitates Active Learning Environments

We want to ensure the technology does not cause any disruption to instruction. We want the equipment to always be working, and if there are problems, we want to find them before the faculty do.

Give students an education on how to pay for one

The American Dream is an enduring ethos in the United States.

Why ‘One Size Does Not Fit All’ in Student Risk Prediction and Retention Strategies

How regular monitoring and adjustments can have a positive impact on student retention rates

The goal of retaining students—and seeing them through to degree completion—has become the focus of numerous research initiatives, articles, technology solutions and intervention strategies.

How Technology Empowers Student Success

Boost retention and maximize outcomes while supporting student success

The intense focus on student success has generated unprecedented pressure for improved retention and completion at institutions across the country and around the globe. At the foundation of an effective student success strategy is harnessing the right technology resources to drive results and positive outcomes.

Addressing E-Waste to Reach Campus Sustainability Goals

Turning e-waste on campus into revenue for higher ed institutions

Colleges and universities have widely embraced sustainability goals and commitments, from climate action plans to zero-waste goals. However, in order to see measurable results, they must address the largest growing waste stream in the United States: electronic waste, or e-waste. This web seminar, originally broadcast on July 15, 2014, shared how the University of San Diego has been able to turn this growing waste stream into a revenue stream. In 2011, USD opened the Electronics Recycling Center (ERC), San Diego’s first full-time e-waste collection facility for the public.

The Millennial Mindset: How Colleges Can Accelerate the Career Prep Process

Higher ed institutions can support and guide students toward career success after college

Barnes & Noble College and Why Millennials Matter recently partnered for a study that explored topics such as internships, career choice and influencers, the job search process, career expectations, and perceptions about what skills and experiences are desired by companies today. This web seminar, originally broadcast on July 17, 2014, shared insights on opportunities to help institutions achieve their goals in recruitment, retention and career placement, as well as presented strategies to bridge the gap between what students have and what employers want.

Transform the Challenges of a Mobile Campus into New Opportunities for Learning

Mobile workspaces help to bridge the gap between the expectations of mobile users and the technical capabilities of colleges and universities

The rapid evolution of mobile technology is changing the way we learn, work and educate. Mobile students need mobile workspaces with on-demand, secure access to the apps, data and services they require, expanding beyond traditional methods to promote independent and exploratory learning—all without compromising security or compliance.

5 Ways to Create a Productive Paperless Environment

The benefits of digital document management and transitioning to a paperless environment

Document management holds tremendous potential for improving information security and recordkeeping compliance, streamlining processes, and enabling colleges and universities to do more with less. Meanwhile, paper-heavy environments can lead to wasted time, reduced productivity and employee frustration.

Money Matters on Campus: Driving Student Success Through Financial Literacy

Best practices for student success through financial literacy

Rising student debt and lack of financial literacy among college students are issues of growing concern to higher ed leaders, particularly those focused on non-academic drivers of student success.

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