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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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3 tips for global recruiting during a pandemic

Oct 4, 2020

One institution used both synchronous and asynchronous events to meet students where they are.

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AACRAO working to improve admissions career path

Oct 4, 2020

Work group offers recommendations for association growth.

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COVID-19 and fall 2020: Impacts on U.S. international higher education

Oct 4, 2020

Preliminary findings of new WES report released.

I am: available to listen, warm and welcome, genuine, inspiring. I am not: too busy to talk, cold or dismissive, phony, indifferent, etc.

Warm or cold? Helpful or dismissive? How "voice" affects retention

Oct 4, 2020

A consistent, supportive message increases yield.

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Survey: Community college registrars, please respond

Sep 22, 2020

Participate in a study about collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data from students.

AACRAO celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 22, 2020

How are you supporting Latinx and Hispanic students, staff, and faculty?

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You are not alone

Sep 22, 2020

AACRAO members are more stressed than ever. Lean on your community.

Join a monthly international education user group

Sep 21, 2020

When was the last time you were able to get together with your international education colleagues?

Is the SEM Process useful in a time of seismic change?

Sep 21, 2020

Repurpose, don't abandon, your efforts.

AACRAO Executive Director search update

Sep 21, 2020

The search firm is accepting applications and nominations.

Communication tips for remote work

Sep 21, 2020

Are you doing these three things?

What is your gift? Introducing the Identifying Caucus Excellence Initiative

Sep 21, 2020

Share your knowledge and talents.

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Use data science to nudge students at exactly the right time

Sep 20, 2020

2 marketing strategies to increase enrollment.

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Best practices in digital accessibility

Sep 20, 2020

Ensure your website is inclusive.

Ask the FERPA Professor

Sep 8, 2020

Can an electronic signature be used for FERPA releases?

Field Notes: Tips for self- and team-care and purposeful crisis response

Sep 5, 2020

Reflections on adaptability, stress, and lessons learned.

Update on AACRAO’s Strategic Planning process

Sep 5, 2020

New 10-year plan to be released in the coming months.

Holistic admissions: A just solution at a pivotal moment

Sep 5, 2020

BLM and a global pandemic accelerate the push to test-optional.

Digital documents in international admissions: What you need to know

Sep 5, 2020

The landscape is changing quickly. Be prepared.

AACRAO staff to present on international credential evaluation at TAICEP

Sep 5, 2020

Conference to be held virtually in October.