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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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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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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.

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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.