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Student Success Portal: January training dates and new, updated resources

January 08, 2018

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is being used to promote student success by aiding in student advising, facilitating communication between faculty and students, and helping students access Webster resources. New resources and frequently asked questions are regularly added, and the following additions or updates may be especially helpful.

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Training sessions have been announced for the Student Success Portal

Student Success Portal Advanced Training Announced

November 08, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is a robust system used throughout the global Webster network. Training sessions are being offered to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Advanced training has been scheduled for three key areas: advising tools, progress surveys, and advanced filters.

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Student Success Portal Initial Training Wrapping Up

November 03, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, launched Oct. 16. Users (students as well as faculty and staff members) may now access and explore the highly intuitive and easy-to-use system at their leisure, and trainings continue to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Please see the final sessions of Fall 2017 initial introductory training to get you up to speed.

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Upcoming Student Success Portal Training for Faculty, Staff, Students

October 27, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, launched Oct. 16. Users (students as well as faculty and staff members) may now access and explore the highly intuitive and easy-to-use system at their leisure, and trainings continue to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Get yourself up to speed on this major initiative through one of the following introductory training options.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, faculty, starfish, student success portal, academic resource center, strategic plan, advising, students, home page, webster life, webster today

Find out what the portal can do for you and your students.

Student Success Portal Training Continues for Faculty, Staff, Students

October 19, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, launched Oct. 16. Users (students as well as faculty and staff members) may now access and explore the highly intuitive and easy-to-use system at their leisure, and trainings continue to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Get yourself up to speed on this major initiative through one of the following introductory training options.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, faculty, starfish, student success portal, academic resource center, strategic plan, advising, students, home page, webster life, webster today

Webster colleagues gathered in St. Louis from around the network to discuss, learn, and promote high standards in academic advising.

Webster Advising Day and NACADA in St. Louis

October 17, 2017

Advising Day was held at the Gateway campus on Wednesday, Oct. 11 where over 30 Webster colleagues gathered from across the network to discuss, learn, and promote high standards in academic advising. Following Webster Advising Day, they continued their professional development journey by attending the Global Community for Academic Advising Annual Conference (NACADA) held through Saturday, Oct. 14.

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Student Success Portal Training Announced

October 13, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, launches Oct. 16. Users will be able to access and explore the highly intuitive and easy-to-use system at their leisure, and trainings have been scheduled to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Introductory trainings have been scheduled beginning on Oct. 18, and running through the first full week of November. Click through for details on the first two weeks of training sessions.

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The new Student Success Portal launches on Oct. 16

The New Student Success Portal is Almost Here

October 09, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, has its initial launch on Oct. 16! In this first phase, the focus will be on training our faculty, staff, and students on the benefits of this new shared technology. The rollout will include information about setting up profiles, understanding and submitting early alerts (Flags), providing positive feedback to students (Kudos), and connecting students to resources through their personalized success teams. In addition, training will focus on online appointment scheduling and shared advising notes.

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NACADA is the global community for academic advisers.

Global Academic Advising Conference in St. Louis during Webster Advising Day

July 25, 2017

NACADA, the global community for academic advisers, is having its conference in St. Louis Oct. 11-14. Webster University will host an Advising Day for Webster advisers on Oct. 11, prior to the conference start. This is a great way for advisors and staff from St. Louis throughout the campus network to come together for a Webster-specific professional development experience.

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Starfish Advising and Retention Gathers Information at Workshop

June 12, 2017

Advising and retention group Starfish returned to campus for a three day workshop to learn more about Webster University and our readiness, as an institution, to accept this new system and use it as a tool to help us achieve our student success goals as outlined in the strategic plan. The workshop consisted of focus groups, a leadership assessment and a workshop for colleagues to begin the work of building our system.

tags: academics, faculty, webster life, webster today, academic resource center, advising, retention