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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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Understanding FERPA, Right-to-Know, and more in the Registrar's Office

Nov 29, 2021

Learn how to evaluate your Registrar's Office in areas of FERPA, Solomon Ammendment, Student Right To Know, and much more.

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Make Your Admissions Process Personal

Nov 29, 2021

Building on and understanding the impact of mentorship on success.

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Buying the Right CRM

Nov 29, 2021

Learn how to choose the right CRM for your institution.

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Four Ways to Cultivate Indigenous Student Success

Nov 29, 2021

Learn more about the SEM session "Culture at the Heart: An Integrated Indigenous Approach to SEM Development"

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Do AP Courses and Dual High-School Enrollment Really Encourage Student Success?

Nov 29, 2021

Understanding and reviewing the impact of college-level work and AP courses on high school students.

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Culture, Connectedness, and Cognition: Cultivating Systems Thinking

Nov 29, 2021

Presenter, Erin Mason, discusses building campus culture and shared learning.

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Admissions, Financial Aid and Marketing: A One Team Approach

Nov 29, 2021

See how Siena College combined their Financial Aid, Marketing, and Admissions teams to boost enrollment.

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Design Thinking and Strategies to Improve Enrollment and Lifelong Learning

Nov 29, 2021

SEM Conference speaker, Shaimaa Hassanein, gives advice on fostering improvement and leadership skills.

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Identify and Promote Pathways to Quality Credentials

Nov 29, 2021

Learn about the Midwest Credential Transparency Alliance and the work being done to develop and promote pathways to high-quality credentials.

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SEM Live - ASCEND Orientation

Nov 16, 2021

AACRAO's ASCEND Cohort met in-person for the first time at the 2021 SEM Conference in Miami, FL.

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Global Convention on Recognition - Readiness Assessment

Nov 15, 2021

Learn about AACRAO's contributions to Global Mobility and the Global Convention on Recognition.

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SEM Live - The Sandwich Generation

Nov 15, 2021

Learn more about The Sandwich Generation and how it can affect you and those you care for.

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SEM Live - Building a SEM Plan

Nov 15, 2021

AACRAO Associate Executive Director, Tom Green, discusses the importance of developing and implementing a SEM plan.

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SEM Live - Microcredentials and Badges: Understanding and Implementing

Nov 15, 2021

Kristi Wold-McCormick discusses microcredentials and badging at AACRAO's 2021 SEM Conference.

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SEM Live - Creating a Departmental Audit

Nov 15, 2021

Learn how Aspen University Registrar, Katie Brow, developed and implemented a continuous department audit at her institution.

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SEM Live - Strategically Building a Recruitment Plan

Nov 15, 2021

SEM Expert Dr. Kevin Pollock demonstrates and discusses building a strategic recruitment plan.

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SEM Tuesday Plenary - Jeff Selingo

Nov 15, 2021

Monday's AACRAO SEM Plenary Speaker Jeff Selingo speaks on the current state if higher education and the path ahead.

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SEMQ Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

Nov 15, 2021

AACRAO's SEM Quarterly welcomes Irlanda Gonzalez-Price to the editorial board.

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The Importance of Prospective Student Pathways in Driving Enrollment

Nov 15, 2021

Building pathways and enabling self-service for student populations.

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A Global Organization Meets a Global Challenge

Nov 15, 2021

Learn about the sustainable policies and services Cambridge International and Cambridge English, departments of the global Cambridge Assessment, have implemented for U.S. colleges and universities.