Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014
Starfish Retention Solutions, Inc., a leading student success company, is pleased to recognize Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Leeward Community College, and Worcester State University as the Rising Stars of the Starfish 360 Awards Program™. The program is designed to recognize institutions in the Starfish client community that have helped students in particularly innovative and impactful ways.
The Rising Star designation is given to institutions that have used the Starfish platform for approximately one year at the time of award submission and have made considerable progress in their adoption of technology to support their student success programs.
The distinguished panel of independent judges included Catherine Andersen, Ph.D., institute advisor and fellow with The John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education and the former chief enrollment and marketing officer for Gallaudet University; Linda Baer, Ph.D., senior program consultant for i4Solutions and the former interim vice president for academic affairs at Minnesota State University, Mankato; and Sandra Whalen, interim director of the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE).
Starfish 360 Rising Star Winners:
Award winners and Rising Star recipients each received cash prizes to support the ongoing development of their student success programs. More information about the Starfish 360 Award Program and a list of the 2013 Award Winners, Rising Stars, and Finalists can be found on the company’s Web site.
“The Starfish 360 Rising Star recipients are terrific examples of what visionary institutional leadership, committed people, and intuitive technology can do to make a difference in the lives of students,” said David Yaskin, CEO of Starfish Retention Solutions. “We continue to be inspired by our clients’ success stories, and we’re proud that the Starfish platform is helping them achieve amazing outcomes.”
Webinar Invitation: The three Rising Star winners will be sharing an overview of their student success programs on Thursday, April 15, at 3 p.m. ET. Learn more and register at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/687727438.
About Starfish Retention Solutions
Starfish Retention Solutions is a leading provider of student success systems. The Starfish Enterprise Success Platform™ consists of four software modules that collectively harness the power of the campus community in order to help students finish what they start. Specifically, the modules help institutions identify at-risk students in real time based on their daily coursework performance and faculty concerns and then connect the students to resources designed to help (e.g., advising or tutoring), all while assessing which services and interventions are working. For more information, please call 703.260.1186 or visit http://www.starfishsolutions.com.