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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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Higher Ed Policy Database Launched

Oct 4, 2021

See how you can get started using the Higher Ed Policy Database.

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2022 Applications Falling Behind as Spending Slows

Oct 4, 2021

WayBetter Marketing discusses trends in higher education marketing and provides guidance on staying competitive.

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Field Notes: Long-Distance Student Support Principles

Oct 4, 2021

Field Notes contributors Katie Brown and Michael Godbehere share their tips and best practices for maintaining strong relationships remotely.

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 20, 2021

Learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month.

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AACRAO Access & Equity Group Selects New Content Coordinator

Sep 20, 2021

Meet our newest Group V - Access & Equity content coordinator, Sasha Suzuki.

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AACRAO Debt & Equity Convening

Sep 20, 2021

AACRAO Debt & Equity Convening will examine the effect of transcript hold practices on student success.

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With Test Scores Out of the Admissions Process, Can Artificial Intelligence Help Fill the Void?

Sep 20, 2021

Learn how A.I. can help higher education professionals bridge the gap in the application enrollment process.

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SEM 2021 Session Highlight | From Financial Aid Director to Enrollment Manager

Sep 20, 2021

Making the Transition from Financial Aid Director to Enrollment Manager at #SEM2021

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Registrar's Self-Assessment - Advising, Degree Audit, Graduation, and Commencement

Sep 20, 2021

How efficient is your registrar's office?

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Upcoming Coffee Break: Education in Crisis

Sep 7, 2021

Learn what you can do to support international education and students in crisis.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Sep 7, 2021

The FERPA Professor weighs in on Name/Likeness rules and personally identifiable information.

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New Federal Legislative Process and Advocacy Course Launches

Sep 7, 2021

Learn how to engage with the Federal Legislative Process by taking AACRAO's new Advocacy course.

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SEM-EP Celebrates 50th Graduate - An interview with Patrick Tanner

Sep 7, 2021

An interview with Patrick Tanner our 50th SEM-EP graduate.

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SEM 2021 Session Highlight | Accessing Hidden Gems: Discovering Top Students in US Public Schools

Sep 7, 2021

Read about our upcoming SEM 2021 Session - Accessing Hidden Gems: Discovering Top Students in US Public Schools

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New C&U - Researchers Seek Student Input on Design of Comprehensive Learner Records

Aug 23, 2021

Latest C&U issue covers topics in comprehensive learner records, job satisfaction, international credential evaulation, and more.

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Register For The 2021 Baden-Wurttemberg Virtual Seminar

Aug 23, 2021

Applications for the virtual Baden-Württemberg Seminar are open.

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AACRAO Book Club - We Should All Be Feminists

Aug 23, 2021

Attend AACRAO's August Book Club to discuss "We Should All Be Feminists"

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Field Notes - Barriers & Blunders in Transfer: Part 2

Aug 23, 2021

Contributor Thomas J. Grites explores topics in transfer and possible solutions.

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Indiana ACRAO Hosts Virtual Workshop on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Aug 23, 2021

Learn about Indiana ACRAO's experience hosting a virtual conference and promoting engagement with their membership.

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Starting from scratch: Insights from the NEW U.S. Naval Community College

Aug 23, 2021

Upcoming webinar with United States Navy Community College President, Dr. Randi Consentino.