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Raftr Support: June 7 Update

All platforms: Updated chat messages to replace the Like feature with the ability to react with any emoji; this is our first step towards introducing sentiment measurements in the future Updated other people’s Profiles to provide more discovery options by Introducing a Following & Followers section Updating the Rafts section to prioritize showing Rafts you’re …

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Maximize Your Orientation Capabilities With These 10 Must-Have Features

Ah, orientation: the information-packed first peek at college life for new students. Both nerve-wracking and exciting, orientation sets the tone for a student’s college experience. A survey found that students who rated their orientation experience positively were 17% more likely to continue having a positive college experience. While students with negative orientation experiences were 71% …

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3 Mistakes Unions Make When Engaging with Members

As a union leader, you participate in long arbitrations, lead intense negotiations, conduct back-to-back meetings, handle member outreach, and so much more.   While you truly have union members’ best interests at heart, it can be overwhelming to balance these tasks while continuously thinking of new ways to engage members. Below, you’ll discover three limitations of …

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What University Students Find Important in Their Digital Community Technology

Throughout the pandemic, we’ve witnessed the growing importance of digital communities for universities and their role in fostering connection, especially when campus communities cannot convene in person. While most Higher Ed digital student communities leverage disparate tools such as Facebook Groups and GroupMe, this can both cause reputational risk to the university–as controversial content often …

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Stress Less: Step by Step Strategies to Productively Host a University Staff Meeting

Are you focusing too much on minutiae and housekeeping items? Missing the mark on meaningful engagement? It doesn’t have to be that way! Make your next student affairs staff meeting productive by following these simple steps. 1. Know your audience Have you ever heard the complaint, “That could have been an email?” Well, sometimes it’s …

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