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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. 


A better student onboarding process for a competitive marketplace

Nov 26, 2018

A Pennsylvania community college shares its strategies.

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Closing achievement gaps is possible -- and imperative

Nov 13, 2018

SEM's opening keynote, Dr. Timothy Renick, shared the eye-opening paradigm shifts and scalable strategies that revolutionized education at Georgia State.

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AACRAO kicks off the LEAD Initiative

Nov 13, 2018

With a new caucus, working group, Career Navigator, and more, AACRAO is advancing diversity in enrollment leadership.

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Field Notes: Common confusion surrounding international credit evaluations

Nov 13, 2018

What to look for when partnering with an evaluation company.

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SEM Endorsement Program hosts 2nd “Meet and Greet”

Nov 13, 2018

The leaders of the SEM Endorsement Program hosted a gathering of current students, graduates, evaluators, prospective students and AACRAO staff for a networking session.

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Supporting the academic success of those who have served

Nov 13, 2018

Peer support is particularly crucial.

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How predictive analytics brought a leadership team together

Nov 13, 2018

Data teams improved enrollment and outcomes at Lone Star College.

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Reflections on the future: CRM systems of intelligence

Nov 13, 2018

Platforms that can learn and evolve.

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Why are veterans disregarded by SEM practitioners?

Nov 13, 2018

Research shows this often-overlooked cohort has a lot to offer campuses.


Meet Staci Bernhard, faculty for AACRAO's Winter Institute for International Transfer Credit

Oct 30, 2018

She shares her love of learning, of travel, and regret over a missed professional development opportunity.


AACRAO takes the LEAD on diversifying enrollment leadership

Oct 30, 2018

Identifying and preparing a diverse group of enrollment leaders


OACRAO is "winning at student success"

Oct 29, 2018

Sessions titled after popular game shows make for a fun and engaging fall conference.


Models for implementing change

Oct 29, 2018

Take small steps to build confidence and avoid backsliding.


Ask the FERPA Professor

Oct 29, 2018

4 common violations to watch out for.


Why 95 percent of AACRAO members don't vote

Oct 29, 2018

It only takes about 300 votes for an AACRAO candidate to win an AACRAO Board position. Why so few?


AACRAO’s Janie Barnett to retire in 2019

Oct 29, 2018

After nearly 50 years in service to higher education, the Associate Executive Director and “heart of AACRAO” is ready for her next adventure.


Tracking transfer trends

Oct 29, 2018

The National Student Clearinghouse 2018 report on transfer and mobility examines transfer pathways and enrollment patterns, including analysis by race and ethnicity.


Are you ready for the next step in your career?

Oct 29, 2018

AACRAO helps higher education fill an anticipated 2,100 vacant SEM roles.


From the parking attendant to the President, "student success" is a campus conversation

Oct 29, 2018

As the definition of the phrase evolves, a work group tries to identify key themes and understandings.


AACRAO launches admissions podcast

Oct 29, 2018

Hosted by James Miller, the first episode of "Admit It" drops on Nov. 12th.