Getting Into the Facilitation Groove

It takes much practice, assessing each individual group and trusting your instincts to move a group of strangers forward… and you can do it! Here a...

Cultural Assumptions

Because cultural assumptions have been hard-wired into our brains, sometimes we utilize implicit bias without realizing it. To better understand wh...

Confidentiality Concerns

The issue of confidentiality is always a tough one. When should I maintain confidentiality? When should I breach someone’s trust? Knowing what to d...

Graduating Students Hear ‘You are Debt Free’ as Donor Pays Their College Balances

Over 100 students who recently gathered at Wiley College’s (TX) commencement heard these words from President and CEO Herman J. Felton Jr. about th...

U. of Rochester Launches 'Fill-in Family' Program to Support Graduating International Students

This year, international students at the University of Rochester (NY) whose families can’t make it to their college graduations will be supported b...

Valedictorian with Nonspeaking Autism Inspires Peers to Live Life of Service

At Rollins College (FL), a student with nonspeaking autism was selected by her peers to deliver the valedictory graduation address. Elizabeth Bonke...

Multigenerational College Access Programs Aim to Improve Retention and Families’ Financial Status

When students and their family members pursue higher education together, they can “lean on each other and draw on each other” for support, said Mic...

Making a Self-Compassion Plan

What is it that you need to feel healthy and whole? Identifying these factors is a critical step in determining the most effective coping skills fo...

Meeting Pandemic Sophomores’ Needs in Order to Engage and Retain Them

What are some of the essential resources that pandemic sophomores may not even know that they need? We asked Amy Golden, Ed.D., the Assistant Dean ...

Ways to Help Commuter Students Advocate for Their Own Needs

Empowering commuter students to embrace their own agency and be effective advocates for their own needs takes intentional effort. We asked Cathy R....

Leaders’ Humility and Gratitude Can Positively Impact Team Voice and Innovation, Study Shows

Many employees don’t feel like their managers provide them with a voice – where they can proactively provide input and offer suggestions for improv...

More and More Campuses Offering Ramadan Initiatives to Support Muslim Students

To create an enhanced sense of belonging and inclusion, some campuses have announced Ramadan initiatives to support Muslim students fasting for the...

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