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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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Academy Award winner Matthew A. Cherry addresses the virtual SEM Conference this Friday

Oct 27, 2020

From social justice issues to the value of creativity in a crisis, the closing keynote offers hope and inspiration.

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Understanding the college choice process among underrepresented students

Oct 19, 2020

A recent SEM-EP grad explores the research.

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Building a bridge with faculty during the SEM planning process

Oct 19, 2020

4 keys to collaboration and inclusion.

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Pandemic survival 101: Collaborate with IT to catalyze change

Oct 19, 2020

Strong leadership requires relationship.

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Higher education in 21st-century Uzbekistan

Oct 19, 2020

The academic credit hour as building block for quality and mobility.

Cambridge Assessment, International Education

Updates from Cambridge International

Oct 19, 2020

Join the webinar Thursday for more information.

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ENIC-NARIC holds virtual meeting on foreign credentials

Oct 19, 2020

Mobility and recognition remain hot topics despite the pandemic.

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More than 150 attendees join 1st EDGE User Group

Oct 19, 2020

These free forums will be held virtually each month. The next one is TODAY.

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5 tips for leading remotely during crisis

Oct 19, 2020

Leadership during turbulent times is both a test and a lesson.

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Self-care and boundary-setting in the (home) workplace

Oct 5, 2020

A process you can put in place starting today.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Oct 4, 2020

Does HIPPA apply to treatment records at our institution?

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Using the power of student communities to transform enrollment

Oct 4, 2020

Can an online community platform boost conversion?

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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.

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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.

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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?