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This is the second in a trilogy of commentaries on rising Early College Stars. Our focus this month highlights successful Early College best practice case studies that optimize Early College aspiration, preparedness, and achievement.

In UB’s latest edition of Inside Look, find out how architects maintain the historical integrity of structures when repurposing buildings for higher ed use—while ensuring they provide comfort and the modern conveniences students need.

In the face of security audits and digital vulnerabilities, today’s policies must include language to protect users while remaining flexible.

To free up bandwidth for academic platforms, Purdue University has suspended access to five major streaming services in its four largest lecture halls.

The goal of the pilot project, which is suspending access to Netflix, Hulu, Apple updates, iTunes and Steam, is to ensure students have unimpeded access to the academic resources they need.

RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT—The “Student Voice Index” debuted this year to measure the influence of student government leaders. A majority of students surveyed said they play a role in decision-making at the administrative level.

The first annual “Student Voice Index” report by the National Campus Leadership Council outlines the conditions that must exist to give student leaders the ability to represent their classmates’ needs effectively.

According to the first annual “Student Voice Index” report, here is how student leaders rate their roles in decision-making.

The “Student Voice Index” report by the National Campus Leadership Council outlines how student leaders rate their roles in decision-making.

CENTER STAGE—University of Kentucky advancement leaders and Student Philanthropy Board members joined President Eli Capilouto, center, to cut the ribbon at UK’s Center for Student Philanthropy. It officially opened in September.

Higher ed institutions commonly work with students and staff on giving-related programs, and some are now opening offices for student philanthropy.

“Having a physical space for student philanthropy is a clear indication that it matters to the institution,” says Robert Moore, vice president of marketing and communications of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: Growing college student philanthropists


Such spaces give a university “the ability to develop programs and provide intellectual stimulus to students,” he adds.

A research project into how student athletes recover from concussions has turned into a strategic tool to help students as they transition to college life.

Student scores reflect how passionate and persevering they perceive themselves to be.

Darrin Hartness takes over as Davidson County Community College’s fourth president in January 2019.

Following a career in K12 education leading academic growth and spearheading construction of a new high school, Darrin Hartness will take over as the fourth president of North Carolina’s Davidson County Community College in January 2019.

Tulane’s project team constructed a “wave glass” siding of classrooms and offices that winds around century-old oak trees and connects two renovated 46,000-square-foot facilities to put the institution’s business programs under one roof.

Katie Broton, a doctoral candidate and a member of the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses how some students are making difficult trade-offs between paying for college or meeting their basic needs.

Providers discuss what they see as the biggest challenges colleges face when managing network bandwidth in residence halls, and if administrators are generally doing all they can to manage bandwidth issues. 

Here are the top six biggest bandwidth hogs and the devices of least concern, according to campus IT officers.

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