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Apr
9
2014

Campus Labs has a long history of working with many of the associations that serve college and university professionals in the area of student affairs. Our partnerships have often produced exciting collaborations which pair our experience in the areas of data collection and assessment with the theoretical knowledge and practitioner skills honed by those who […]

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Mar
13
2014

We assessment geeks are always focusing on the assessment cycle to continuously improve our programs and services. The same logic can be applied for professional development—a way to continuously improve our knowledge and skills as higher education professionals. Professional development is a necessity, just like assessment, to certify that we are up-to-date on trends leading […]

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Jan
9
2014

Jacksonville University (JU) needed a change. Like most campuses, Jacksonville had an active student body with a diversity of student-led clubs and organizations. Also like most institutions, however, Jacksonville found challenges in managing those myriad groups. With their current system proving incapable of meeting the needs of students and administrators alike, the Dolphins made the […]

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Nov
26
2013

So, your implementation went smoothly. You’ve got organizations in the system, events being created and users ready to connect to both. Now what? Creating a fun, recognizable brand for your Campus Labs CollegiateLink site is critical to ensuring a successful launch to your general student body and maintaining that success long-term. Many campuses like to […]

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Apr
2
2013

For many of you, the end of the school year is in sight. Conference season is winding down, spring break has passed, and students are getting excited for summer internships and new jobs (or perhaps they’re in full-on panic mode). When I was working on campus, I always kept a summer project list and that […]

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Mar
21
2013

Selection Sunday has come and gone, and our member campuses who have made “the field of 64” for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament are buzzing with excitement for March Madness! It’s a springtime tradition to make your brackets, queue up your online streaming services to watch your team, then cross your fingers and hope for […]

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Feb
26
2013

Where in the world can you attend a conference educational session on benchmarking studies and then a Bubba Sparxx concert in the same day? The National NACA Convention, that’s where! The National Association for Campus Activities, or NACA as we know it, is notorious for its wide variety of entertainment at its National Convention. Ranging […]

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Feb
25
2013

Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a three part series that focuses on student elections. View the previous posts in this series. Spotlight on Student Elections (Part 1 of 3) Spotlight on Student Elections (Part 2 of 3) Last week, in the second of my three-part “Focus on Elections” series, I talked about […]

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Feb
21
2013

This post is about experience, specifically the student experience; and it starts in an unlikely place; the rental car counter. I love the anticipatory feeling that I get when I’m about to approach the rental car counter to pick up my car.  If you’ve ever rented a car you know the feeling; will it be the compact […]

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Feb
19
2013

Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a three part series that focuses on student elections. View the previous posts in this series. Spotlight on Student Elections (Part 1 of 3) Stay tuned for the last post in this series. Spotlight on Student Elections (Part 3 of 3) Voting and the Threat of Fraud: […]

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