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Colleges Go Mobile to Support Student Success

Nine in ten college students owns a smartphone, but until recently, mobile devices have been seen as a distraction on college campuses. Now, colleges and universities are beginning to tap mobile technology to redesign the student experience and meet the Gen Z appetite for an “on-demand” campus. Learn from the edtech companies who are leading this transformation, helping connect students to services -- and each other -- all from their phones.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Learn how demographic shifts in the higher ed student population are leading colleges to rethink how students engage in campus life.
  2. Understand the role of mobile technology in increasing student engagement.
  3. Discuss the links between student engagement, retention, and success, highlighting the importance of retention as a key concern for colleges.



Ben Watsky, Chief of Staff, Whiteboard Advisors

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