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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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The Refugee Educational Advancement Laboratory (REAL): A New Initiative at the George Washington University

Nov 15, 2021

George Washington University discusses the devlopment of the Refugee Educational Advancement Laboratory (REAL).

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The New U - Transforming the University Model

Nov 2, 2021

We’re seeing new business models emerge, increased speed and agility, and innovative ways to continuously connect like never before

Native American Heritage Month

Nov 1, 2021

Learn more about Native American History Month and how you can get involved.

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Meet the Future Leaders of Enrollment Management

Nov 1, 2021

Learn about AACRAO's professional development program ASCEND and meet the 2021 cohort.

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Improving the Registrar's Use of Technology

Nov 1, 2021

Get a preview of the Registrar's Self Assessment and see how your office can utilize it to improve process and efficiency.

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Success Coaching Impacts Community College Student Retention, Research Shows

Nov 1, 2021

Latest SEM Quarterly looks at the impact of success coaching on community college student retention.

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Groningen Declaration Network Holds Annual Meeting

Nov 1, 2021

Groningen Declaration Network (GDN) to hold upcoming hybrid meeting in Ottawa, Canada.

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Congressional Hill Day Wrap-up

Nov 1, 2021

See how AACRAO members became advocates and lent their voices to promote positive change in higher education.

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Field Notes: Are You Exceptional at Handling Exceptions?

Nov 1, 2021

Field Notes contributor Aimee Regoso discusses process development and methodology for handling exceptions.

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Help Refugees and Asylum Seekers Continue Their Education

Nov 1, 2021

An in-depth look at the Article 26 Backpag, how to use it, and examples.

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Mobilizing the Power of Peers

Nov 1, 2021

See how Pacific University implemented its peer mentorship program to enhance the student experience.

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Video Trends Impacting Recruitment

Oct 18, 2021

Explore new ways to boost enrollment, recruitment, and student engagement at your institution.

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International Credential Evaluators – Where in the World Are They?

Oct 18, 2021

A little known but important professional takes center stage in a new international research project.

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LGBTQIA+ Month

Oct 18, 2021

Learn more about LGBTQIA+ Month.

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SEM Session Highlight - What is an Educated Person? Making the Case for Liberal Arts Learning

Oct 18, 2021

Presenter Anne Thurmer outlines her upcoming presentation at the SEM 2021 Conference in November.

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2021 Research Grant Award Recipient Selected

Oct 18, 2021

AACRAO 2021 Research Grant recipient Dr. Angela Brockelsby discusses her upcoming research and goals.

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3 Strategies to Help Your Institution Thrive in a Hybrid Learning Environment

Oct 18, 2021

Gain insight into student needs and how to meet them in a changing learning environment.

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Caribbean Off-Shore Medical Schools

Oct 4, 2021

Upcoming webinar and report explores accreditation and credentialing at off-shore Caribbean medical schools.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Oct 4, 2021

The FERPA Professor discusses rules around dual enrollment and outside access.

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AACRAO Wraps Up 2021 Technology Summit

Oct 4, 2021

See what happened at AACRAO's 2021 Technology Summit.