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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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Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) Seminars

Dec 15, 2019

Opportunities for study in Germany and France. Deadline Feb. 3, 2020.

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Field Notes: A project management tool for SEM

Dec 15, 2019

A living SEM project management system for multiple, simultaneous, and interdependent projects.

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An alternative to college "choice" models

Dec 15, 2019

A more organic framework for understanding whether and where students go to college.

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Optimization: Aligning technology planning with SEM

Dec 15, 2019

4 considerations for mission-driven, collaborative technology implementation.

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Top 5 picks from AACRAO’s Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Dec 2, 2019

Join AACRAO Gives for #GivingTuesday, and shop professional development for yourself and your staff.

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6 reasons professional development matters

Dec 2, 2019

Opportunities can help new employees thrive, underemployed professionals grow, and lead to promotion.

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Bridging the technology gap in the Registrar’s Office

Dec 2, 2019

Keeping up with the technification of student services.

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Lessons learned: Two states’ electronic data exchange initiatives

Dec 2, 2019

Whether a state initiative or a grassroots initiative, EDX is coming.

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Strategies for student success: Preparation, progression, and completion

Dec 2, 2019

Move beyond a focus on "retention" with these 14 best practices.

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Visualizing future enrollment and tuition revenue

Dec 2, 2019

How one university used predictive modeling to make decisions regarding student enrollment, tuition revenue, and scholarships.

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Re-envisioning Graduate Enrollment Management

Dec 2, 2019

A revenue-based approach to GEM that lead to increased enrollment.

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Apply for an AACRAO Research Grant

Dec 2, 2019

The application period is open.

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AACRAO Executive Director Mike Reilly to retire in 2021

Dec 2, 2019

The AACRAO Board of Directors has established a timeline for the search for the new director.

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Field Notes: 4 ways to create a fun workplace

Dec 2, 2019

Wait. Can those two words go in the same sentence -- "fun" and "work"? This registrar says yes.

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Congratulations to AACRAO's new board members

Nov 19, 2019

New voting initiative raises nearly $3500 for AACRAO Gives.

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How NYU StudentLink Center uses social media for targeted outreach

Nov 18, 2019

On-the-job social media outreach training has been great for staff and students.

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The other reason students want Comprehensive Learner Records

Nov 18, 2019

Webinar: Discover student-centric approaches to CLRs, like creating a clearer path to degree.

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AACRAO Book Club recap: The Devil's Highway prompts stories of immigration and understanding

Nov 18, 2019

Fostering deeper connections through literature.

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SEMQ recognizes editorial board members

Nov 18, 2019

Outgoing, current, and new members provide a valuable contribution to the field.

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How to be successful at your new SEM job

Nov 18, 2019

The basic and often unspoken rules to succeed in a new job.