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Preparing for the Impacts of Gen Z

Something—or someone—is different on campus. Higher ed leaders are seeing shifts in student mindsets and behaviors. Students are skeptical of the value of higher ed; mental health challenges are at an all-time high; and others are acting more like activist stakeholders, asking tough questions and making uncompromising critiques of institutional decisions and strategy.

Building a Sense of Belonging for Black and Latino Men: The 3 Relationships that Matter Most for College Success

Long-Overdue Look at Black and Latino Male Success The past two years’s national conversation about race has brought attention to a perennial challenge in higher education: Black and Latino men graduate from college at the lowest rates . As of spring 2020, Black and Latino men were less likely to graduate than their White and Asian male counterparts, and less likely than Black and Latina women.

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Adapting Student Career Development for the Gen Z Era

This report explores how to embed student career development across the college experience with direction and attention from cabinet leaders.

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BIT/CARE Team Assessment

Assessing your institution’s BIT/CARE Team to identify gaps and future opportunities

Belonging for Black and Latino Men Compendium

Having a sense of belonging is critical to retention and graduation. As a distinct minority on campuses that are predominantly white and female, Black and Latino men struggle to find a sense of belonging and a supportive community on campus. Explore EAB’s studies on this topic in this compendium.

Parent and Family Affinity Groups

This study explores how the University of Alabama brings Black families together to share resources and community.

Quick Reads

A better way to engage first-generation parents

One-size-fits-all communication doesn’t work for your students and it doesn’t work for their parents, either. Read about how one institution created more customized newsletters for first-generation students’ parents.

Four Tactics to Support the First-Generation Student

The strategies profiled in this infographic represent four tactics to improve the experiences of first-generation college students.

Preparing Students for the Workforce

The strategies profiled in this infographic represent six ways student affairs can have the greatest impact in supporting experiential learning.

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Access the mental health resource center

Explore resources, insights, and on-demand webinars to help you support student mental health and well-being on your campus.

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Student Affairs Forum

Equipping student affairs officers with the research, resources and strategies to navigate a range of challenges associated with campus climate, metal health, diversity, student performance, and more.

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