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Careers in Student Engagement: Expectations vs. Reality

Careers in Student Engagement: Expectations vs. Reality

It’s easy to see why people are drawn to careers in student affairs: working on a college campus, interacting daily with students on ways to improve campus life, and assurances that no two days will ever really be the same. That said, there are some challenges that come with the territory, and sometimes the realities of careers in student engagement can differ from the expectations. Career Positions in Student Affairs So what do student affairs professionals do? These positions typically cover a broad spectrum of roles, from student life and student activities to campus recreation and residence life. Many colleges…
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Raftr Support: April 16 Product Updates

Android: Added “top” search results - which aggregates search results across all types of content (people, rafts, tags) Some fixes like saving “interest” in events from rafts’ front pages and showing time selection as AM/PM iOS: Updated messaging designs Added cross-post info to events Some fixes like being able to pin events on rafts and raft admin managing raft members Web: Updated “isolated” full view for posts (when opened via share links or from other views like notifications) Some fixes, mainly to navigation throughout the app (ie: tapping raft name on event or post opening that raft)
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Raftr Support: April 3 Product Updates

iOS update Updated the designs for rafts’ front pages, and events and posts sections Some fixes, like Raftr being a sharing option from other apps again Android update: Added: Search feature on Explore Events and posts to show less text until you tap “Read more” Raftr as a sharing option from other apps Option to report inappropriate chat messages Updated: How events and posts are seen when opened from compact view, notifications, etc. How comments and reactions are seen on events and posts App to open on Events screen as default Some fixes to messaging and other features Web update:…
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Raftr Support: March 6 Product Updates

Android: Began an overhaul to how events and posts look throughout the app iOS: Began an overhaul to how events and posts look throughout the app Some fixes like the “join” button disappearing immediately when you join a raft and shared events and posts opening properly Web: Updated profile a bit so the header and content below are cleaner and the sidebar is relevant A variety of fixes to the front page of rafts - like being able to react or be interested in an event directly there
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Raftr Support: February 20 Product Updates

Android: Updated event notifications to include the start time Enabled opening a post into full view from a raft’s front page Some fixes related to the Posts feed and group messaging iOS: Updated event notifications to include the start time Added show/ hide password feature in onboarding Lots of fixes, like improving the view-only UX Web: Added a new Events feed so that posts and events can be seen in separate feeds, logging into the app will default you to this screen Updated event notifications to include the start time Updated the header and some sidebars to simplify navigation Some…
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