Popsicles, Ping Pong, and Nerf Guns, Oh My! Hawkes Knows How to Have Fun

On this Friday afternoon, a few of us needed to take a few minutes to step away from our computers and recharge. We wanted to document our employees' fun personalities as they showed their playful sense of humor and adventure at the office! Don't worry; they got back to work right away. 🙂 Take a … Continue reading Popsicles, Ping Pong, and Nerf Guns, Oh My! Hawkes Knows How to Have Fun

Defining Competency

[Originally published on Inside Higher Ed] Competency-based education is enshrouded in mystery, but the U.S. Department of Education and regional accreditors are getting closer to defining these programs, according to Paul Fain's "Defining Competency." Both the Department of Education and the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions have built a framework for assessing and approving competency-based … Continue reading Defining Competency

The Growing Presence of On-Campus Student Success Centers

[Originally published at University Business] As the definition of student success continues to expand beyond retention and graduation rates, its physical presence on many campuses is also beginning to sprawl. Ioanna Opidee delves into the topic in "How and why institutions are designing, marketing and funding student success centers on campus." Student success centers have been … Continue reading The Growing Presence of On-Campus Student Success Centers