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[Webinar] Your Digital H.U.B.

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Kim Canine, Director of Student Involvement, and Vicky Magana, Administrative Assistant, from La Sierra University, presented on how they were able to create a Digital H.U.B. (How U Belong) program at their institution. They provided 6 key strategies – their B.E.L.O.N.G. method for implementing and assessing this program. Check out the full, recorded webinar here.

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[Webinar] Intentional Online Interactions – The Importance of Purposeful Engagement with the Virtual Student

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Katie Aimone, Northern Virginia Community College, Amanda Morley, Northern Virginia Community College, and Khalia Li, the University of Southern California, presented key strategies for intentionally engaging virtual students. Our three presenters shared their combined experiences, best practices, and key strategies, exploring a variety of barriers facing students that might prevent them from personal success and leadership in an online learning environment. For more […]

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Announcing Dr. Susan Komives as the OrgSync Connect 2015 Keynote Speaker

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Each year OrgSync invites a professional within the field to discuss important topics and trends in higher education. This year, we are very excited to announce that Dr. Susan R. Komives will be joining us at OrgSync Connect, June 24-26 as our keynote speaker! Dr. Komives will be sharing her insights on best practices in student engagement. You […]

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[Webinar] What’s New With OrgSync

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2014 was a big year for OrgSync! Our campus partners gave us so many great ideas for the platform and we have been busy at work implementing many of them. Leanna Laskey McGrath, Vice President of Client Services, and Kevin Wade, Product Director, hosted our regular What’s New with OrgSync? webinar series. In it they detailed how we’ve incorporated […]

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[Webinar] Updating Your Community’s Relationship Status

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Liz George, Online Community Specialist from Full Sail University presented, Updating Your Community’s Relationship Status. During the presentation, Liz shared ways to actively communicate with your online communities and keep students engaged. She stressed the importance of understanding your capabilities, bandwidth, strengths, weaknesses, expectations, wants, needs, competition, and more. Check out Liz’s full webinar here.    

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[Infographic] 2014 Year in Review

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We broke all sorts of records in 2014 thanks to our hard working staff and inspiring campus partners. From our new iPhone app to #TheNewOrgSync, it was a busy year!  Did you know that we had over 4,400,000 total users, 80,690 portals, and 433 campus partners in 2014? Or, that by moving over 28,600 forms onto OrgSync, […]

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Showcasing Engagement with the ePortfolio

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How can we help students create a professional ePortfolio that serves as evidence of learning and achievement during their college experience? The final webinar in the Learn Forward series for 2014 tackled just that question. What is an ePortfolio? An ePortfolio is an online collection of documents that showcases one’s strengths/attributes, goals, and accomplishments. ePortfolios […]

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Engagement to Employability: Helping Students Build the Skills Employers Crave

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How do we prepare students for real-world employability? We had two amazing presenters from the University of Iowa share about their career readiness programs to help develop skills students need to succeed in life after college. Sarah Hansen and Stacy Narcotta-Welp discussed Iowa Grow® and the Career Leadership Academy, both model programs with national recognition. […]

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What’s New at OrgSync

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We have been busy this fall, launching over 30 product updates! We are continuously striving to ensure OrgSync helps meet your needs, and many of these are a direct result of your feedback and requests. Plus, because OrgSync is completely cloud-hosted, you will automatically see these updates as they go live! Check out a few examples below. What […]

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Minding the Gap: Increasing the Employability of International Students

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Since we have started the Engagement series through Learn Forward, we have gotten a lot of questions about creating engagement experiences for international students. This unique population has a distinct set of needs that challenge some of the assumptions we make about student engagement and thus how we structure and offer our programs. Our most […]

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