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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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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?

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Is the SEM Process useful in a time of seismic change?

Sep 21, 2020

Repurpose, don't abandon, your efforts.

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AACRAO Executive Director search update

Sep 21, 2020

The search firm is accepting applications and nominations.

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Communication tips for remote work

Sep 21, 2020

Are you doing these three things?

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What is your gift? Introducing the Identifying Caucus Excellence Initiative

Sep 21, 2020

Share your knowledge and talents.

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Use data science to nudge students at exactly the right time

Sep 20, 2020

2 marketing strategies to increase enrollment.

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Best practices in digital accessibility

Sep 20, 2020

Ensure your website is inclusive.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Sep 8, 2020

Can an electronic signature be used for FERPA releases?

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Field Notes: Tips for self- and team-care and purposeful crisis response

Sep 5, 2020

Reflections on adaptability, stress, and lessons learned.