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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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Support Holistic Advising Across the Learner Lifecycle

Apr 5, 2021

Modernizing the admissions and advising process to create a seamless experience for students.

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Field Notes - Strategic Planning Framework: Pre- & Post-COVID

Apr 5, 2021

Five strategic planning initiatives for higher education institutions dealing with the impact of COVID.

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Microaggressions: A Million Tiny Paper Cuts

Apr 4, 2021

The importance of understanding and confronting microaggressions in real time.

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Meeting the Moment: A Look at the State of Digital Credentials

Apr 4, 2021

Presenters explore the future of digital credentials and the advantages of adopting blockchain as a solution for higher education institutions.

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Articulation Agreements in Action!

Apr 3, 2021

How CSM is transforming Articulation Agreements into Customizable Electronic Student Plans.

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Utilizing Student Data to Inform Classroom Pedagogy

Apr 3, 2021

Annual Meeting presenters discuss the importance of using data to facilitate and expand the faculty-student relationship.

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SEM as a Connector

Apr 2, 2021

AACRAO Annual Meeting session presenters discuss building relationships in the new normal and the responsibility of SEM professionals.

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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Student Support and Retention Approaches

Apr 2, 2021

Recommendations for advising students on how to get back on track.

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Webinar - Successful Recruitment, Retention, and Yield of New Students

Mar 29, 2021

AACRAO, NACAC, and NODA leadership discuss and critically analyze the roles each association plays in the matriculation process.

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Interstate Passport: Streamlining Transfer to Increase College Completion

Mar 22, 2021

A discussion on the background, development, and outcomes of Interstate Passports and its benefits for students and institutions.

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Revamping Your Transfer Visit Program

Mar 22, 2021

Tactics institutions can take to revamp or revitalize Transfer programs.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus - Bystander Training

Mar 22, 2021

Resources and Bystander training from the AAPI Caucus to promote anti-hate and antidiscrimination.

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AACRAO Consulting Partnership - Parchment Award CLR Services

Mar 22, 2021

AACRAO Consulting is partnering with Parchment CLR Services to enable higher education institutions to develop and deploy CLR.

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AACRAO Book Club - "How to be an Antiracist" Recap

Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Soraira Urquiza and Joyce Philip recap our recent Book Club discussion and their thoughts going forward.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Mar 22, 2021

The FERPA Professor weighs in on "directory information" requests and when disclosure is required.

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The Efficiency of the Transfer Function

Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Casey Bullock discusses ways to measure and improve the efficiency of the transfer function.

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Field Notes: Follow the Leader

Mar 22, 2021

A discussion on leadership styles and when best to use them

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Introducing AACRAO’s Interim Executive Director, Melanie Gottlieb

Mar 9, 2021

Gottlieb to serve as Interim Executive Director beginning May 1

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AACRAO - College & University and SEM Quarterly: Call for authors

Mar 8, 2021

Contribute to AACRAO’s scholarly research journals.

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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Reviews

Mar 8, 2021

Recommendations for advising students on how to get back on track.