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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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SEM Conference - Navigating the Seas of Knowledge and Connection

Nov 10, 2023

An in-depth review of the 2023 SEM Conference from the perspective of AACRAO member Tara Kent.

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SEM Conference - Collaborative Partnerships between Recruitment and Admissions

Nov 10, 2023

Optimizing the partnership between recruitment and admissions to promote student success.

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SEM Conference - From Retention to Re-Entry

Nov 10, 2023

A look at the strategies and tactics used at UC Merced to promote student success.

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SEM Conference - The Not-So-Secret Strategy for SEM Success

Nov 10, 2023

Building a SEM success framework utilizing active listening, continuous improvement, and technology.

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Announcing New Community and Content Facilitators

Nov 10, 2023

Meet our newest Community and Content Facilitators and learn more about the work they'll be doing in the coming months.

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Volunteer and Work on the Leading Edge of Education Credentials

Nov 10, 2023

Co-design, test, and offer solutions for credential evaluation and support.

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Eliminating Manual Data Entry With Transcript Automation

Nov 10, 2023

Transform the way admissions and credit transfer are handled by automating transcript data extraction and ingestion at your institution.

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From Privilege to Right to Obligation: The Evolution of Higher Education

Oct 31, 2023

Exploring our work in facilitating and strengthening the value of higher education.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Oct 30, 2023

The FERPA Professor answers a question regarding legitimate educational interest.

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Baden-Württemberg Seminar Highlights: Part 1

Oct 30, 2023

An in-depth look at the 2023 Baden-Württemberg Seminar from the perspective of Dr. Takeo Suzuki.

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Empowering Women in STEM: Breaking Barriers and Forging New Paths

Oct 30, 2023

Strategies to support and empower women in STEM.

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Promote Intra-Campus Collaboration

Oct 30, 2023

Help us ensure that AACRAO's voice is heard in the development and implementation of CAS standards.

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Change Management – Keeping Humanity and Simplicity Amidst the Complexity

Oct 30, 2023

Steps you can use as you navigate change management in your work.

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Accessibility is a Key Indicator to Achieving an Inclusive Community

Oct 30, 2023

Current status of accessibility in the association, where we are and where we're going.

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Adjusting Strategy to Face Enrollment Challenges

Oct 30, 2023

Understand the research and methodology university leaders employ to address issues in enrollment, tuition, and more.

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The Power of Community: Finding Support in Times of Turmoil

Oct 17, 2023

Open call for Jewish and Palestinian Communities.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Oct 16, 2023

The FERPA Professor answers a question regarding "school official" definitions.

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Field Notes: The Registrar’s Office Role in Student Success

Oct 16, 2023

Making student success a priority in the registrar's office.

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Join the Conversation: The Value of HBCUs

Oct 16, 2023

Understand the value of HBCU's to AACRAO's mission and learn how you can take part.

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AACRAO Needs Your Vote

Oct 16, 2023

Take part in shaping the future of your association and get involved with your AACRAO membership.