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Student Success is a news hub and daily newsletter offering actionable news, ideas, advice and inspiration to higher ed professionals who care deeply about ensuring all students have what they need to be successful in college and beyond. Content relates to academic life, the college experience, health and wellness, and life after college—including Student Voice survey coverage on each of these topics.

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Students from the University of South Dakota's TRIO program sit in a large circle on chairs in a room, with one smiling male student at the center.
Mar 24, 2023
The TRIO program at the University of South Dakota offers students a first-year experience that builds community and boosts persistence.


March 3, 2023
From memos and reports to self-assessments and slide decks, writing skills often needed on the job don’t tend to be taught in college. But professors can incorporate workplace writing into course assignments.
March 2, 2023
Nearly one in three Black students and one in four Hispanic students have been unable to register for classes to due to an institutional hold.
March 2, 2023
Persistence and completion for this vulnerable student population are more likely to happen when students have an opportunity to form a relationship over time with an academic coach.
March 1, 2023
Just 55 percent of students say they’ve been advised on required coursework for graduation, according to Inside Higher Ed and College Pulse’s survey on students’ experiences with advising and registration.
March 1, 2023
Strategic communication about how students benefit from healthy sleep habits—and what they risk with unhealthy routines—can help make awareness campaigns convincing.
March 1, 2023
Grinnell College arranges short, online video calls between students and alumni for networking opportunities.
February 28, 2023
Western New England University promotes mental health support and resources through Mental Health First Aid certification and instruction across campus.
February 27, 2023
Institutions are consolidating student services into single offices in new ways—and building both data-sharing and relationship-building capacities to better serve students.
February 27, 2023
The University of Iowa’s Learning at Iowa program reinforces necessary skills for incoming students, preparing them for academic success by focusing on mind-set, metacognition and memory.
February 24, 2023
Bellin College’s Student Success Center offers games and fidgets for community members to take a “brain break” in their study cycle.


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