By Cristina Restrepo in Career Services, CSM, Events posted: Aug, 15th 2019

Conference Recap: CSM Symposium 19

Last month, we held our annual CSM user conference in beautiful Washington D.C. Nearly 200 representatives from over 100 higher education institutions from all over the world joined for two full days of expert-led presentations, breakouts, trainings, and networking sessions. CSM Symposium began the evening of July 7th with an opening reception at the Crystal […]


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By Alana Ripy in Events, Student Conduct posted: Aug, 8th 2019

Addressing Students’ Mental Health Concerns

Mental health concerns are becoming more common and widespread among students. A poll was taken by the Insight Network, a team of therapists and psychiatrists, of 38,000 UK students in 2018 which found that “psychological distress and illness are on the rise in universities.” With the rise of students experiencing mental health disorders, the demand […]


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By Alana Ripy in Disability Services, Events posted: Jul, 18th 2019

Tackling the Issues with Disability Services in Higher Education

Providing the best experience and tools for success for disabled individuals is no longer optional for all higher education institutions. This is due to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) which “enforces several Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities” that include “discrimination on the basis of disability as prohibited by […]


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By Arielle Jordan in CSM, Events posted: May, 1st 2019

Top 10 Reasons to Attend CSM Symposium ‘19

Join us for two full days of expert-led presentations, breakouts, and trainings designed for higher education professionals in a quest for industry insights and best-practices, and a desire to help students’ futures flourish. At CSM Symposium, career services professionals learn how they can even further optimize technology to ensure that their students are connected with […]


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By Adam Crick in Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Events posted: Jul, 12th 2018

Jeff Selingo’s Three Recommendations for Preparing Students for the 21st Century Workforce

Jeff Selingo, New York Times best-selling author of “There is Life After College” and keynote speaker for our 2018 CSM Symposium, gave an engaging speech on how to prepare students for the ever-changing workforce. Below are his three recommendations to properly prepare students for the jobs of the future: 1. Make Career Services More Accessible […]


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By Adam Crick in Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Events posted: Jun, 25th 2018

Meet our NACE18 Student Ambassadors!

This year’s NACE conference was a huge success and part of that is due to our amazing Symplicity NACE Student Ambassadors. In an effort to provide prospects with a better understanding of how students can benefit from our CSM, we decided to bring some real student users to share their experiences. We were looking for […]


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By Adam Crick in Advising, Best Practices, Career Services, CSM, Events, Tips and Tricks posted: Jun, 20th 2018

Conference Recap: 2018 CSM Symposium

Our annual CSM Symposium was held June 3rd-5th in New Orleans. Every year, CSM users worldwide get together to share best practices and skills to foster student success. Representatives from all types of institutions, from large universities to community colleges to law and graduate schools attended to deepen their knowledge of CSM and learn from […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Events posted: May, 31st 2018

What To Do While In New Orleans for #NACE18

We are so excited to be heading to New Orleans for this year’s #NACE18 conference. The Big Easy is famous for its exquisite cuisine, renowned live music, and annual cultural celebrations. If you’re going to #NACE18 this year, here are a few things you can’t miss while you visit NOLA: Take a stroll in the […]


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By Adam Crick in Events posted: Mar, 19th 2018

Student Success Summit 2018 Recap

Last week we ventured to Penn State University for our first-ever Symplicity Student Success Summit.  We were joined by Kutztown University, Edinboro University, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and many other schools to discuss best practices, successful outreach and current challenges. We even live streamed the event and had over 50 viewers. Our […]


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By Cristina Restrepo in Events, Student Conduct posted: Feb, 27th 2018

Conference Recap: 2018 Advocate Symposium

On February 20, the 2018 Advocate Symposium cultivated expertise and innovation on student conduct at the Hyatt Regency in Jacksonville, Fl. This year’s event was bigger than ever, bringing together 80 representatives from 54 higher education institutions from the U.S. and Canada for a full day of networking, best practice sharing, training and developing of […]


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