Compton Police Department | December Blog Post

[vc_row][vc_column][grve_divider line_type=”double-line”][grve_divider line_type=”double-line”][vc_column_text] Compton Police Department Utilizing ConexED Keeping Everyone Safe [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With over 2,000,000 student users on the ConexED platform, we have seen our Cafe Cards used in many different ways.  But, this one recently caught our attention. Like many other colleges, universities, and K-12 schools, Compton College utilizes ConexED across campus in multiple departments … Read more

Cayuga and ConexED partner to provide better COVID testing resources – November Blog Post

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cayuga and ConexED Partner to Provide Better COVID Testing Resources [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This fall, ConexED teamed up with Cayuga Community College in New York to streamline key processes within their reopening plan. By engaging ConexED’s enterprise academic communication system as part of their required COVID-19 surveillance testing, Cayuga simplified labor-intensive tracking and scheduling practices, allowing … Read more

What’s New in ConexED? August Product Releases

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What’s New in ConexED? August Product Releases [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]August product releases were hyperfocused on creating smooth, uninterrupted user experiences. Having launched so many new features this year, we spent the month reviewing past designs and builds to make sure everything was in great working order. Our development team held what we affectionately called a “bugathon,” … Read more

How to Adapt Academic Advising to a Virtual Environment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] How to Adapt Academic Advising to a Virtual Environment [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Academic advisors adapt their approach based on the needs and strengths of individual students. In some cases, they may use multiple approaches during one advising appointment. But now, as more institutions announce fall 2020 plans for online or hybrid learning, advisors need to adapt their … Read more

Campus Preparedness and Coronavirus

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Higher Education Fall 2020 Readiness Survey Take the Survey & Share Your Insights ConexED is surveying higher ed staff and faculty about their readiness for fall 2020. We want to find out: How institutions plan to deliver instruction and student services for fall term What precautions institutions are putting in place for in-person instruction … Read more

What’s New in ConexED? July Product Releases

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What’s New in ConexED? July Product Releases [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This month, we began launching new features, updates, and bug fixes every other Thursday. Our goal: to continue adding and improving all the features you need to connect and engage with students. Here are the highlights from our July 9 and July 23 releases.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] ConexED iOS App … Read more

10 Tips to Make Student Services More Visible, Flexible, & Accessible

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 10 Tips to Make Student Services More Visible, Flexible, & Accessible [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A growing number of college students are working full time, caring for dependents, and taking classes online. And, in the era of COVID-19, they’re also dealing with anxiety about the future. To succeed in school and in life, they need campus support services … Read more

3 Ways Colleges Are Reimagining Virtual Student Services

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 3 Ways Colleges Are Reimagining Virtual Student Services [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As U.S. colleges and universities explore their options for reopening in fall 2020, more than 65% are now planning for in-person instruction. But as they prepare to welcome students back, they’re also developing contingency plans for fully virtual campuses. While most schools have the infrastructure to … Read more

The Necessity of Virtual Admissions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Necessity of Virtual Admissions [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2019, when prospective students applied for admission, no one had ever heard of COVID-19. Campus tours, overnight visits, and onsite orientations were a normal part of the college application and enrollment process. But in spring 2020, as virtual learning became a necessity at colleges and universities everywhere, so … Read more

What Is Academic Advising Software?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What Is Academic Advising Software? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Academic advising software enables colleges and universities to facilitate and track interactions between students and their academic advisors or college counselors. Typical features include tools for appointment scheduling, virtual meetings, instant messaging, student success plans, plus data and analytics for reporting.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why online advising is a prerequisite for online … Read more