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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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A plastic sabre, a fake mustache, an ersatz tiara: Making magic for ACRAO State & Regionals

Nov 12, 2020

Recent workshops strengthening S&Rs were the bee's knees.

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AACRAO's virtual SEM Conference amplifies call for social justice

Nov 2, 2020

Continue the conversation: Join us for our virtual Annual Meeting in March 2021.

Ask the FERPA Professor

Nov 2, 2020

Is it a violation of FERPA to include student name and ID number in an email subject line?

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AACRAO celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Nov 2, 2020

Learn about our Native American caucus, comprised of members who at tribal and non-tribal colleges and universities.

AACRAO podcast reaches 10,000 downloads

Nov 2, 2020

Hosts of For the Record and Admit It reflect on their experiences thus far.

AACRAO releases report on the Cuban educational system

Nov 1, 2020

Researchers traveled to the country to better understand its unique approach to higher education.

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Using behavioral science to improve messaging to students

Nov 1, 2020

One community college used these 5 strategies to shift students' mindset.

Become an IESC Fellow

Nov 1, 2020

Improve professional research skills working with the International Education Standards Council.

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Academy Award winner Matthew A. Cherry addresses the virtual SEM Conference this Friday

Oct 27, 2020

From social justice issues to the value of creativity in a crisis, the closing keynote offers hope and inspiration.

Understanding the college choice process among underrepresented students

Oct 19, 2020

A recent SEM-EP grad explores the research.

Building a bridge with faculty during the SEM planning process

Oct 19, 2020

4 keys to collaboration and inclusion.

Pandemic survival 101: Collaborate with IT to catalyze change

Oct 19, 2020

Strong leadership requires relationship.

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Higher education in 21st-century Uzbekistan

Oct 19, 2020

The academic credit hour as building block for quality and mobility.

Updates from Cambridge International

Oct 19, 2020

Join the webinar Thursday for more information.

ENIC-NARIC holds virtual meeting on foreign credentials

Oct 19, 2020

Mobility and recognition remain hot topics despite the pandemic.

More than 150 attendees join 1st EDGE User Group

Oct 19, 2020

These free forums will be held virtually each month. The next one is TODAY.

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.

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?