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AACRAO's bi-weekly professional development e-newsletter Connect offers timely information, actionable tips, and expert guidance relevant to your career; stories about interesting colleagues doing inspiring things; and news about association services, activities and resources.

Like a virtual, on-demand AACRAO conference-between-conferences, Connect keeps professional conversations alive and helps you stay engaged with the association that advocates for and believes in your career. 

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Webinar: Help more students find the right classes

Feb 11, 2020

Increase student persistence with streamlined planning & registration.

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Highlighting the work of the AACRAO Black Caucus

Feb 11, 2020

One of our largest caucuses, the Black Caucus is open to any member interested in advancing the black community in higher ed.

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Quick Take: AACRAO to host conversation with Education Department on 2020 Census and FERPA

Feb 10, 2020

Addressing confusion over what demographic information officials may share with Census Bureau representatives.

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Become a better leader

Feb 10, 2020

5 pillars of excellent leadership, regardless of your status or style.

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Beyond Safe Zones: Systematizing inclusivity

Feb 10, 2020

Become a true LGBTQ+ ally, wherever your campus is.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​ACE launches national task force to improve transfer credit practices

Feb 10, 2020

AACRAO is supporting the work of the Task Force

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Seeking Evaluators for AACRAO SEM-EP

Feb 10, 2020

Applications due by February 28.

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AACRAO debuts enhanced credential evaluation database

Feb 10, 2020

Exciting new features will soon be unveiled in AACRAO EDGE, the Electronic Database for Global Education.

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A SEM project management tool

Feb 10, 2020

How to manage the intricate, codependent, and time-sensitive processes that accompany any SEM plan.

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IIE launches Emergency Student Fund effort to support students affected by crises

Feb 10, 2020

Completed nominations must be received by February 19, 2020.

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Field Notes: Admissions, do you have an operational communications strategy?

Feb 10, 2020

Why & how to build communications for the application and pre-enrollment process.

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Removing barriers to completion for online students

Jan 27, 2020

Proven strategies include enrolling two years out and tracking academic success.

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Be the change: You don't have to be a VP

Jan 27, 2020

How Registrar & Admissions at ISU teamed up to advocate for inclusive policy changes.

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AACRAO Journals: Scholarship for our professions

Jan 27, 2020

Learn more about the content—and how you can contribute. Both C&U and SEMQ welcome member submissions.

Keir McIsaac

AACRAO SEM Endorsement program enrolls first scholarship recipient

Jan 27, 2020

Congratulations to Keir McIsaac, Int’l Student Recruitment Officer at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Field Notes: Deconstructing ageism in the workplace

Jan 27, 2020

All generations have gifts and blind spots.

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A credentialing infrastructure for the 21st Century

Jan 26, 2020

A new report on policy needs and important initiatives underway.

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Redefining service values in the registrar’s office

Jan 22, 2020

How one office un-siloed themselves and improved internal and external relationships.

Scholarship opportunities abroad: Pakistan

Jan 14, 2020

A resource for international enrollment management.

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Revised standards released for Registrar Services

Jan 14, 2020

This 2019 revision of the Registrar Services standards is the the first in over a decade.