Month: September 2021

Raftr Support: September 28 Update

All platforms: Continued metrics improvements, including new option for tracking “claimed” accounts more accurately Some fixes and improvements: Enabled hiding the Channels section on Premium Rafts when there are no Channels to show there Renamed carousel on app-level Events page to “Popular Events” Removed the Raft carousel on the News page Updated Events section on …

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5 Tips to Balance Your New Higher Ed Career

To put it simply, you are on cloud nine. You just got hired for your dream job in higher education and were accepted into your dream graduate program. Congratulations! So, what happens now? While balancing a career in higher education and graduate school is no simple task, it certainly isn’t impossible.  There are definitive upsides …

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8 Strategies for Building the Power of Belonging at Your University for First-Year Students

The first year of university can be a challenging transition for students. There’s an increase in responsibilities, a brand new social environment, and often no safety net to soothe related anxieties. This difficult adjustment period can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness, especially without robust on-campus support. It’s a problem that’s increased over the …

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Raftr Support: September 7 Update

All platforms: Enabled the Faculty Persona Introduced Secret Channels (ie: invite-only membership and hidden from non-members) Some improvements: Updated Search results to include Joinable Channels (ie: non-member Public or Private Channels from your member Rafts) Updated sort order for Rafts’ Channels pages: member Channels at the top of the list, sorted by recency of activity; …

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