Sunday, March 25
Sunday, 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

7752: Recruiting Today's College and University Students
Fee: $165

Whether you enroll traditional first-time freshmen, returning adults, online students or international students, reaching the right students for your institution is challenging.  This workshop focuses on undergraduate students, although some of the concepts and communications with adult learners may be applicable.  The workshop addresses marketing, recruiting, staffing and other issues.

Presenters:
Tom Green, AACRAO Consulting
Michele Sandlin, AACRAO Consulting


7176: Mind Your Own Busyness
Fee: $160

Being busy is a sickness that has infected both our personal and professional spheres. It serves as a reassurance that our lives are "full," that we are important, and we are in high demand. We are aware of the stress we're causing ourselves, but can't break the pattern of self-imposed busy. Is being too busy actually counterproductive? Come join us to find out and to find the anecdote.

Presenter:
Helena Minerva, Fashion Institute of Technology


7266: Services as a Tool for Retention
Fee: $155

Many factors contribute to students' decisions to persist.  Support services are one factor in the retention puzzle in which institutions have control.  Are the services your institution offers comprehensive enough to meet your students' needs? Are the services designed in a way that contribute to retention?  This interactive workshop will help you answer these questions while also providing a road map for strengthening your service offerings and service delivery.

Presenter:
Tracy Hart, University of New Mexico - Main Campus


7344: On the Cutting EDGE -- Live! Users Group
Fee: $0

This workshop will provide an overview of recent updates within EDGE (Electronic Database for Global Education) including educational profiles, as well as a developmental roadmap/timeline for technical updates. Participants are invited to provide feedback on their experiences with the product and discuss their successes, suggestions, and any issues with other users.

Presenters:
Drew Carlisle, AACRAO International
Melanie Gottlieb, AACRAO