Complying with Title IX and preventing sexual violence on your campus should always be top concerns – they will never waver in importance or relevance. Throughout the years, Symplicity and the Advocate team have provided tons of resources outlining what Title IX means, how to comply with it and how to create a safe environment for all of your students.
We’ve rounded up these resources by topic – feel free to bookmark this post and return to it whenever you have a question or need help with ensuring your campus remains Title IX-compliant.Read More
Providing students with quality, legitimate employment opportunities has always been a top priority of the CSM team, and with the product’s most recent update, users will have even more tools to fight against questionable employers.Read More
With CSM’s upcoming release, managers will now be able to drill down on trends and take advantage of student engagement data like never before. With an enhanced ability to analyze student trends, administrators will have an arsenal of new knowledge to use when looking to improve their career services operations.Read More
Career center professionals already know how important it is for students to get some type of professional experience before they graduate and move on to the world of working full-time. Whether it’s an internship or a part-time job in their desired field, students should certainly be doing something before graduation to dip their toes into the professional world. That being said, it’s not always easy for students to balance the stress of schoolwork with the added pressure of performing in a work environment. In order to help your students achieve a balance between succeeding in both areas, consider the following advice.Read More
Higher education action group Universities UK and Pinsent Masons law firm have recently released a report providing new guidance to universities in the United Kingdom about handling incidents of sexual violence on campus. The report was prompted by a new influx of rape investigations occurring in the UK that is causing concern to administrators and campus communities.Read More
You’re confident that your college or university is providing students with an enriching, well-rounded education when it comes to academics, but are you sure you’re providing them with the life skills they’ll need once they graduate? A student can graduate with a 4.0 GPA, but if they don’t have a firm grasp on what it means to be an adult entering the “real world,” they are bound to face difficult times. Below are five topics you should incorporate into your school’s electives or campus workshops to ensure that your students are fully prepared to leave the comfortable college nest and excel in both their professional and personal lives.Read More
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act lays out a variety of rules for companies that hold contracts or subcontracts with the federal government. These rules dictate that the companies must take affirmative steps towards hiring individuals with disabilities (IWDs). The section is part of the larger Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the goal of which is to prevent discrimination based on disability. If a federal contractor or subcontractor doesn’t understand Section 503, the consequences of their hiring practices could prove costly.Read More