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By Nicholas Standage in Announcements, Career Services, CSM, Experiential Learning, Pathways, Webinars posted: Aug, 23rd 2018

Symplicity CSM Introduces Pathways

The world’s most powerful employability solution now includes a custom workflow module for defining career plans. The Pathways module has been designed to boost student engagement, allow Career advisors to set up structured paths for student skill development, and easily measure the success of these plans. Through conversations with our clients around the world, we […]


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By Alana Ripy in Best Practices, Student Conduct posted: Aug, 10th 2018

Symplicity Advocate Client Advisory Meeting Recap

A couple of weeks ago we hosted the first Symplicity Advocate Client Advisory Meeting at our headquarters in Arlington, VA. We were joined by 10 representatives from our client institutions including Duke University, SUNY Albany, West Virginia University, as well as remote attendees from UC Berkeley and Illinois State University. The event provided our clients […]


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By Alana Ripy in Advising, Announcements, Best Practices, Current Events posted: May, 18th 2018

GDPR is Coming. We’re Ready, Are You?

In April 2016, the European Parliament passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The GDPR will strengthen the security and privacy of individuals’ data in the European Union (EU).  The regulations are meant to empower individuals and change the way that organizations treat data privacy.  The GDPR will replace the EU Data Protection Directive, otherwise […]


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By Alana Ripy in Advising, Best Practices, Student Conduct posted: May, 15th 2018

Change the Course Report Australia – Webinar Highlights

If we polled higher education staff members, how many do you think would be confident that most universities are assuring a consistent response to sexual assault and harassment complaints? The “Change the Course” national report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities found “More than half of all university students were sexually harassed […]


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By Nicholas Standage in Advising, Best Practices, Career Services posted: Apr, 19th 2018

Why Do Employability Strategies Fail?

Employability is becoming a growing concern for educational institutions around the world. As the labor market is becoming intensely competitive, employers seek to differentiate talent, not only on academic degrees but also on specific competencies and related practical experiences. Students and parents are increasingly looking into their return on education. Educational institutions use the term […]


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By Alana Ripy in Advising, Tips and Tricks posted: Apr, 4th 2018

Higher Education’s Role in a Changing Work Environment

There’s an ongoing discussion about what skills are needed now and in the future to excel in the workplace.  In higher education, we’re always trying hard to provide relevant experience for all fields.  Even with all the resources and advice provided to students, we still hear from employers about how they are not sufficiently prepared […]


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By Alana Ripy in Events posted: Mar, 19th 2018

Student Success Summit 2018 Recap

Last week we ventured to Penn State University for our first-ever Symplicity Student Success Summit.  We were joined by Kutztown University, Edinboro University, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and many other schools to discuss best practices, successful outreach and current challenges. We even live streamed the event and had over 50 viewers. Our […]


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