Tag: Student Affairs
As institutions prepare for potential reopenings, senior leaders must consider what protective measures to introduce to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Discover four critical areas leaders must focus on and see early case studies from within and outside the higher education industry.
In early May, EAB surveyed our career services partners to learn about the challenges they currently face and how they are changing their services to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the four key trends we uncovered from the 107 survey responses from public and private institutions located across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
A lot of the focus, and rightly so, has been on how career services and institutions can support the current graduating class find employment. However, it is important to also consider the far-reaching impact the pandemic will have on students who will be graduating in the next year or two. Not only will these students graduate into a challenging economy, but will do so after losing experiential learning opportunities that are critical for building a network and landing that coveted post-graduation job.
As most institutions transition to virtual orientation in response to COVID-19, students will turn to the orientation website even more frequently for updates. An engaging and student-friendly orientation website can help make students more excited for fall classes, while a confusing one may leave them questioning their college decision.
To combat COVID-related uncertainty about enrollment, institutions must develop new and creative ways to engage students during the summer. Discover 120+ virtual engagement strategies in this infographic.
After campus closed due to the coronavirus crisis, the team at BYU only had three weeks to plan an alternative graduation celebration for their students.
Prior to the crisis, however, campus dining spaces were already undergoing significant changes based on the preferences and eating habits of students in the Generation Z cohort. The impact of COVID-19 will amplify these student desires long after campuses reopen for business. Here are three ways COVID-19 will change campus dining—and the Gen Z-focused investments already well-positioned to support these evolving student needs.
Remote work is the new normal for most of our staff. See what we learned from senior student affairs leaders about how to best support staff self-care.
The behavioral intervention team (BIT) at Central Michigan University (CMU), called the Care Team, wanted to formalize their responsibilities to increase efficacy and reach to students in need of mental health support services.
Across the last month, CU Denver faced a considerable challenge: rapidly transitioning their traditional in-person orientation into a virtual format.