Empowering the Student Experience with IT in 2023
As we navigate through 2023, the digital landscape keeps evolving, and Information Technology in higher education continues to play a more significant role. As a former University CTO and now the SVP of Sales at RahRah, I witnessed first-hand how IT can help transform the student experience. In this post, I’ll discuss the critical role […]
Embrace the ‘new’ in ‘new normal’: How higher education and student affairs can not just recover, but evolve
So it’s happening. Change. Most didn’t see it coming and none of us asked for it. I know I’m not saying anything people who work in higher education and student affairs don’t already say to themselves in private, but I think it’s time to move it out of our psyche and bring it to the […]
The only way to build software that makes an impact… partner!
There is one word I’ve heard time and again over the last 10 years of my professional career working in Higher Ed and EdTech… “vendor.” ‘A person or company offering something for sale, a trader in the streets’ as defined in the dictionary. Interesting definition. This word is traditionally used between customers and providers to […]
5 (startup) life hacks for Student Affairs professionals
When we think about specialized fields of work, our minds often go first to places like laboratories, vast engineering initiatives, hospitals, or somewhere thereabout. But at RahRah, we spend most of our week working with highly specialized workers who rarely touch calculus, code, or chemistry. Student Affairs professionals often pursue multiple degrees to gain the […]
It’s time to consolidate Higher Ed Student apps
In college, students often learn that diversity, difference, and decentralization are good things. Finance professors urge students to diversify their assets. Education researchers know that racially and economically integrated school districts demonstrate higher academic achievement. Nutrition students learn that a balanced diet and exercise routine promotes health. It goes without saying that college campuses, too, […]
See you at EDUCAUSE 2019!
EDUCAUSE 2019, happening Oct 14–17 in Chicago, is just around the corner… we hope you are as excited as we are! We look forward to meeting the leaders that are paving the way for innovation in higher education, networking with industry thought-leaders, and sharing demos of our Student Life System with you. As first-time attendees, […]
What do Student Affairs and a Microsoft Excel Sheet have in common?
Right now, armies of analysts across the U.S. are currently investigating a group of Americans that might not be able to drink, vote, or even drive. Gen Z — those born after 1995 — has begun to arrive on college campuses in force. It goes without saying that these young adults differ significantly from Millennials […]