Throughout the past year and a half, the world has had to adjust to a new schedule, new restrictions, and new limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But this is nothing new for people who have long been dealing with chronic illness or living with disabilities.
At SightLine, we believe that student success and university success go hand-in-hand. We have found that student employment on campus provides a natural framework for engaging with students, resulting in better long-term retention outcomes.
September 1, 2021, HOUGHTON, MI – SightLine, Inc. and the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) have expanded their partnership to grow the Overture Grant program, an initiative to support FEF’s strategic goals.
Join me as I chat with Ashley Kern and Erin Thompson of Sightline. We dive deep into how Colleges and Universities should be utilizing their data to pivot during and after the pandemic. Who is thriving? Who is struggling?
Whether you are driving your car, listening to music on your iPhone, or flying across the country, materials surround you. The world needs engineers and scientists who understand materials: to make them stronger, lighter, safer, greener, and more cost-effective.
Description: This summer, in order to maximize retention and tuition revenue, it is critical for universities to connect with students, assess their intentions for the fall, and remove any barriers to their return. The necessity to "re-recruit" your entire student population is
Last week our CEO and founder, Ashley Kern was the keynote speaker for Michigan Technological University’s 26th annua
This article is part two of a two-part series to help your institution bounce back from the disruption of COVID-19.
SightLine recently had the opportunity to attend the Great Lakes Regional Student Success conference at Oakland University.
SightLine is pleased to welcome Erin Thompson as the company’s first Chief Operations Officer and Retention Specialist.
A hands-on approach to predictive analytics provides both the data and support for solutions.
Following up with our previous post, Six Steps to At-Risk Student Intervention: A University Case Study, found improved student retention post university int
Performance based scholarships aim to reduce reliance on loans and provide incentives for academic success. This is particularly true for students identified as at-risk of dropping out. There are a variety of risk factors specific to each student and institution.
Identifying individual students who are at-risk of dropping out is often a subjective exercise in higher education.
As higher education continues to leverage student data and make predictions as to whether students will enroll, be retained, and graduate, the inevitable question that comes up is … why do students behave the way they do?
They invent, design, code, create, and collaborate.
Finances play a significant role in student success, which we define as degree completion and skills mastery. Students need to feel secure in their ability to pay tuition in order to focus on the meat and potatoes of college life: academics and extracurriculars.
SightLine has discovered through focused research that, on average, twice as many students leave their degrees during summer break than during winter break. Is this exodus a result of the temporal difference between the two vacations?