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Interstate Passport Featured in Upcoming Book Release

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. A new book on student transfer published by The Gardner Institute and Stylus Publishing will be released on February 15, 2021. The Transfer Experience: A Handbook for Creating a More Equitable and Successful Postsecondary System goes beyond the limited view of transfer as simply […]

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2014 Cohort Added to Student Transfer Destinations Database

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. The Student Transfer Destinations by State database, located on the Interstate Passport website, contains transfer data provided by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center on all 50 states. Data for the 2014 cohort was added to the database this fall, bringing the total number […]

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COVID-19: Transfer, Mobility, and Progress, Final Fall 2020 Report

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. The National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) recently released the second report in a series on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student transfer and mobility. This report presents a more complete picture of fall 2020 transfer patterns and shows sharp declines in enrollment and […]

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Workplace Competencies via the Interstate Passport

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. Written by Jane Sherman, Interstate Passport Consultant We have long known that employers are looking more for important general skills and knowledge – i.e., competencies – in the employees they hire and promote than for specific occupational expertise (AACU, 2011).  Workplace Basics: The Competencies […]

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Meet Leila Shimokawa, Director of Communications at University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. Leila Shimokawa is the Director of Communications at the University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu where she is responsible for developing and implementing the campus’ strategic communications plan and overseeing crisis and emergency communications. UH West Oʻahu has an enrollment of 3,100 students and Leila works […]

Interstate Passport Awarded New Grant!

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. Interstate Passport is pleased to announce that ECMC Foundation has awarded the program a grant of $500,000 to support efforts to scale participation in the Interstate Passport Network. Over the two-year course of this project, staff will recruit and enroll 20 new member institutions, […]

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New Program Manager Joins Interstate Passport Team

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. As part of expanding staff capacity through the ECMC Foundation grant, Interstate Passport is pleased to welcome a new staff member, Dr. Sarah Leibrandt, Ph.D., as Program Manager. Dr. Leibrandt has served as a senior research analyst at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher […]

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TRANSFER IN THE NEWS

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series January 2021

This is one of 8 articles in the January 2021 newsletter. How colleges are reenrolling stopped-out students during the pandemic By Natalie Schwartz, Higher Ed Dive, November 23, 2020 A number of higher education institutions across the country have been reaching out to students who had stopped out of their degree program to encourage them […]

Part 1 of 4 – Becoming a Member of Interstate Passport: An Introduction

This is the first of a four part video series that provides an overview on becoming a member of the Interstate Passport Network.  We welcome you to view a brief introduction to Interstate Passport provided by Anna Galas, director of Academic Leadership Initiatives at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.