Bringing Equity to Higher Ed Through New ConexED Kiosk Micro-Campuses

ConexED, a fast-growing, ed-tech company specializing in student success solutions, announced their partnership with the modern workspace design startup ROOM to produce the first ever HUB Micro-Campus. With the combination of ConexED technology and ROOM soundproof phone booths, these micro-campuses will allow equitable access to student support services wherever they are placed. This partnership will … Read more

The Equity Issues in Higher Education

Earning a college degree is challenging. For those individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, particularly those who are first-generation college students, the barriers are even greater. Just trying to navigate the complex nature of higher education can be overwhelming.  With little to no support from home, these students often struggle trying to connect with the right person … Read more

American River College Uses ConexED as a Tool for Promoting Equity in Education — Guest Post by Joshua Moon Johnson

Dean of Student Services and Title IX Coordinator at American River College   I grew up in a small town in Mississippi, and I loved education for some reason. However, I was intimidated and insecure in educational environments since I came from a working poor family and my parents couldn’t really help me navigate educational … Read more

ConexED Business Intelligence Dashboard

  Introducing the ConexED Business Intelligence Dashboard Because predictive data analytics technology has been around for nearly a decade, the technology is antiquated at best, and with Covid-19 creating uncertainty throughout the entirety of modern campus life, the demand for new technology is paramount for student support services. To better address these concerns, ConexED introduces … Read more

Returning to Campus Amidst Covid-19

The Pandemic’s continuing impact on education As campuses across the country gear up for fall semester, uncertainty looms with COVID-19 cases once again on the rise. Witnessing the toll that remote education has had on many students throughout the pandemic, school administrators hope to prevent further learning loss and provide additional mental health support. However, … Read more

The Continuing Case of College Dropouts and the Murky Middle Demographic

One of the most alarming trends in higher education is a growing concern among college administrators nationwide: increasing college dropout rates. Data shows that 40% of newly enrolled first-year college freshmen drop out before graduation. Even students who involuntarily stop going to college for a single semester have only a 30% chance of coming back … Read more

Increasing Student Success through Social-Emotional Learning

  Witnessing the value of social-emotional learning (SEL) over the course of the last decade, SEL has quickly become the topic of online education discussion groups, teaching manuals and scholastic articles the world over. As the name suggests, SEL is the process through which students learn to identify and manage feelings and emotions, both individually … Read more

7 Dos and Don’ts Student Success Tools for Post-Pandemic Teaching

  Student Success Tools for Post-Pandemic Teaching A year after the worldwide spread of Covid-19, The Chronicle of Higher Education offers valuable insight on ways to improve the remote student experience. Drawing from the feedback of students recorded during an Educase panel conducted in February, the Chronicle’s Flower Darby offers “7 Dos and Don’ts for … Read more

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Add to RSS Feed The Golden Gate Bridge, Navy’s Coston Flares signalling system, and Kevlar were all constructed by contributions made by women engineers. Women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have been creating and inventing products, processes, and improving our lives on a daily basis. According to the US Census … Read more

Juneteenth: A step toward racial equity in education

Add to RSS Feed With President Biden signing law to establish Juneteenth as a nationally recognized holiday this week, matters of racial equity in our schools and communities have become more prevalent than ever before. “By making Juneteenth a federal holiday, all Americans can feel the power of this day and learn from our history … Read more

Ensuring Educational Equity for LGBTQ+ Students

Add to RSS Feed Continuing Challenges Nearly 50 years have passed since Congress signed Title IX into law prohibiting sex discrimination in federally-funded education programs. While steps toward inclusivity have improved dramatically since, members of the LGBTQ+ community continue to face challenges in education. A survey of 2,500 teachers and students found that teachers were … Read more