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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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AACRAO and ARUCC recommit to partnership

May 14, 2019

Looking forward to collaboration on GDN, research, and more with the Canadian registrars’ association.

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AACRAO announces new coordinators for content delivery

May 13, 2019

The expanded Group Seven will meet for the first time at the 2019 Leadership Meeting in June 2019.

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AACRAO Gives: School on Wheels

May 13, 2019

Annual Meeting 2019 attendees donated to this California nonprofit.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

May 13, 2019

Do parents have access without student consent?

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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

May 13, 2019

If not, that’s OK…you are still eligible to apply to attend the Baden-Württemberg Seminar! (Applications due 6/14.)

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AACRAO attends GDN Meeting in Puebla

May 13, 2019

Discussion included foreign credentials evaluation in China by the Chinese Service for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE) and much more.

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Field Notes: 4 ways to find time for your "If only we had time" project list

May 10, 2019

What's that one project your really want to get to but keep having to put off? Try these strategies to make headway.

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Poland: An exciting destination for students and scholars

May 10, 2019

On the heels of May 3 Constitution Day, here are some recent initiatives Poland has undertaken to internationalize its higher education offerings.

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AACRAO and AICE partner to strengthen the international higher ed community

Apr 30, 2019

Also: a report on the AICE 2019 Symposium regarding digital documentation.

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AACRAO & National Student Clearinghouse Forum on the Learner Record Index

Apr 29, 2019

A shared service for the higher educational community. Participants needed to shape governance, tech, and communications.

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ASCEND program announced: Standing by our commitment to nurturers of diversity

Apr 29, 2019

AACRAO seeks faculty and mentors for diverse midlevel enrollment managers.

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Recommendations for securely storing student data

Apr 29, 2019

The importance of change management, data and risk minimization, and relationships.

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3 minute mentor: From blue collar work to higher education

Apr 29, 2019

How a strong work ethic and the practice of gratitude spurred one professional's career growth.

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#AACRAO19 as seen on social media

Apr 29, 2019

In addition to IRL in Los Angeles, Annual Meeting attendees shared photos, resources, and hot takes on social media platforms.

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Lock in AACRAO's SEM Endorsement Program at the lowest rate

Apr 27, 2019

Apply before the price increases on May 15.

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Porfolio review: A strategy for admitting diverse graduate students

Apr 27, 2019

Graduate programs often place a disproportional emphasis on GRE, despite evidence that it may be a weak predictor of success.

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How technology tools helped increase collaboration in the Registrar’s office

Apr 26, 2019

Implementing a new SIS helped one university identify and break down silos.

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Balancing work, life, and volunteerism

Apr 26, 2019

Insights for how to maintain health, prioritize your values, and support yourself and your staff.

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Field Notes: 4 recruitment ideas from high school counselors

Apr 26, 2019

Some of our most valuable allies offer insight about what works and what doesn't for today's teens.

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Survey for senior SEM personnel: Contributing to institutional change to improve student success outcomes at four-year, private colleges and universities

Apr 26, 2019

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