By Theresa Bibeau in Residence Life posted: Oct, 20th 2016

5 Life Skills Your Students Can’t Succeed Without

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.

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By Theresa Bibeau in Disability Services posted: Oct, 14th 2016

Hiring Employees With Disabilities: Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act

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.

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By Theresa Bibeau in Events posted: Oct, 6th 2016

Come See Us at EDUCAUSE!

The Symplicity team will be traveling to Anaheim for EDUCAUSE October 25th through 28th! This is a perfect opportunity to meet us, whether you’re a client or just interested in learning more about what Symplicity does. While at EDUCAUSE, consider doing the following:

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By Theresa Bibeau in Career Services posted: Oct, 5th 2016

Are Your Students Utilizing the Careers by Symplicity App During Career Fairs?

The free Careers by Symplicity app provides a multitude of capabilities for students, and one of its most helpful features is its ability to guide students through the entire career fair process. Before students attend a career fair (which they can find and register for all within CSM), first make sure they know about and have downloaded the app, then remind them to do the following.

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