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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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Rethink data: Disrupt your analytics

Aug 12, 2019

If you could answer any question, what would you ask?

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A community of evaluators

Aug 12, 2019

Summer Institute helps attendees practice "transcript-ese" and avoid surprises.

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Field Notes: Crisis communication on campus

Aug 12, 2019

Whether it’s a campus shooting or a natural disaster, effective communication can literally mean life or death.

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Global Recognition Convention - U.S. Perspective

Aug 11, 2019

Learn about the Global Convention on Recognition - The U.S. Perspective

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AACRAO's 2019 Symposium on Global Recognition

Aug 10, 2019

Learn more about the 2019 Symposium on Global Recognition

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AACRAO affirms relationship with State and Regionals

Jul 29, 2019

National office makes investment in state and regional associations

"The Power of (A), Stronger by Association, Celebrating 10 Years"

AACRAO pledge recognized with "Power of A" Award

Jul 29, 2019

ASAE honored AACRAO's work "above and beyond their everyday mission to undertake initiatives that benefit America and the world."

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Surveying students to improve onboarding

Jul 29, 2019

Reducing student frustration and improving processes.


3-minute mentor: Evolving with an institution

Jul 29, 2019

Senior staff need to help create upward mobility for younger professionals.

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Redefining community college recruitment

Jul 29, 2019

A low-cost strategy that significantly increased matriculation and eased registration at one Idaho school.

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SPEEDE Format Converter Utility

Jul 29, 2019

New technology to reignite electronic education data exchange.

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The value of relationships in SEM planning

Jul 25, 2019

Relationships with faculty and the larger campus community help ensure student fit and success.

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Building the Blueprint: Adventures of a 1st-timer at TechTransfer

Jul 25, 2019

TFW "enrollment destiny" is yours for the taking.

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Field Notes: Getting real with failure: 5 hard-won lessons

Jul 24, 2019

20 years after an embarrassing defeat, the author learns something about her resilience.

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What research is needed in Enrollment Management?

Jul 24, 2019

FEEDBACK REQUESTED: What kinds of studies will address day-to-day EM issues and concerns in the real world?

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The next big jump in technology and standards

Jul 16, 2019

Learn more about JSON (JavaScript Object Notation), EdExchange, GEO Code, and the Canada-wide eTranscript initiative.

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Mentorship is key for #womenintech

Jul 15, 2019

Tips from women leaders.

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Creating a transfer-friendly institution

Jul 15, 2019

3 changes that helped one institution boost transfer student success.

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Appalachian State's Transfer Symposiums dispel myths and build relationships

Jul 15, 2019

The 4th campus-wide Symposium focused on STEM curriculum alignment with 13 community college partners.

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Taking the SIS “back to baseline”

Jul 15, 2019

Staff professional development helped a massive de-customization project succeed.