Today, we’re celebrating 19 years of helping colleges and universities recruit and retain their best-fit students! So we wanted to take a little trip back to 1998 to see what else is reaching this milestone this year, and maybe take a look at what else debuted 19 years ago.
Kristi Kooyman is a Senior Project Manager at TargetX and works out of our Oakland, CA office. We sat down with Kristi this month to learn more about her higher ed experience before TargetX and what her role as a Project Manager entails.
According to a recent study by the Harvard Center for Education Policy Research, 10-40% of college intending students fail to enroll in a university the fall after graduating high school — that’s almost half of enrolled prospective students!
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Leah Knapp is a Client Support and Training Specialist at TargetX and works out of her home office in Charleston, South Carolina. We sat down with Leah this month to learn more about her work experience before TargetX and what her role on the Support team entails.
TargetX In Action is a blog post series dedicated to sharing client success stories. Learn more about how institutions are engaging students more effectively and working more efficiently with the TargetX suite of solutions.
The University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer College of Business, founded in 1942, is ranked among the top business schools in the United States.
Bryan Lester is a Senior Software Engineer in TargetX’s “Albany contingent.” We sat down with Bryan to learn more about his work experience before TargetX and what his role as a Software Engineer entails.
1. What’s your background before TargetX?
Stacy Gato: Vice-president of Enrollment Management, Averett University; parent to Emily
Lisa Magnarella: Executive Director of Enrollment Services, Marist College; parent to Sarah
Ken Anselment: Dean of Admissions, Lawrence University; parent to Ryan
When you’re a leader in higher education enrollment management and a parent, the day comes when you find yourself walking behind tour guides on college greens, sifting through mailers, and giving advice to the most important prospective student of all—your own child.
TargetX hosts a series of webinars on topics ranging from the maturation of mobile and social to personalizing the student recruitment experience. Previously recorded sessions are archived and can be accessed on our website.
Lisa Magnarella: Executive Director of Enrollment Services, Marist College
The campus tour is the single most influential element in students’ application and enrollment decisions, according to Ruffalo-Noel Levitz, and 77 percent of colleges agree that the campus visit is “considerably important.” So, how do colleges and universities ensure they are maximizing these opportunities?
Student success is not a new issue for higher ed institutions – but many colleges and universities are having trouble moving the needle on student persistence and retention rates. Check out the infographic below to see some highlights from our most recent whitepaper on student success and retention:
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Dara Corrato is a Client Success Manager in TargetX’s Philadelphia office. As a CSM she acts as the main point of contact for our clients to ensure that they are getting the most out of their TargetX products. We sat down with Dara to learn more about her work experience before TargetX and what her role as a Client Success Manager entails.