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National Transfer Student Week 2020: Celebrate With RaiseMe!

Join RaiseMe in celebrating National Transfer Student Week October 19th-23rd. This is a week to celebrate our students, connect them with resources, and to reflect on new ways we can offer support. RaiseMe has events lined up all week to keep you, and your students, connected with tools for transfer success. Add these to your own National Transfer Week offerings to make it easy to get involved, and tag us at @raise.me (on Instagram) or @RaiseLabs (on Twitter) to let us know how you are celebrating!

For Students: Monday, October 19th, 11:00am PT/2:00pm ET

Earning Transfer Scholarships with RaiseMe-Student Demonstration

This webinar will tour students through how RaiseMe works, including a live demonstration of how to search for schools, create a portfolio, and invite peers. Post an invite to your class, events calendar, student organizations, or newsfeed to get students involved. Students can earn micro-scholarships for referring their friends, so getting your leaders on board can help spread the word. Students who attend can win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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For Educators: Tuesday, October 20th, Noon PT/3:00pm ET

Supporting Transfer Students During COVID 19-Panel Discussion

Transfer students are facing new challenges due to the impacts of COVID 19. From changing deadlines, virtual advising, remote college visits, and adapting to online learning the transfer environment is changing, rapidly. Please join us, and our panel of experts, as we discuss:

  • How to keep students on track to reach their transfer goals.
  • How to deliver transfer services in a remote environment.
  • Building community for transfer students.
  • How to maintain relationships between 2 year and 4 year colleges to provide seamless experiences for students.
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For Educators: Wednesday, October 21st, 11:00am PT/2:00pm ET

Best Practices for Introducing RaiseMe to Students

Ever wonder how community colleges use RaiseMe to promote engagement, completion, and transfer? This session will review best practices from our most successful two year colleges that are sure to get your students excited about transfer.

For Students: Thursday, October 22nd, 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET

National Transfer Student Week- All About Transfer Panel

Community college students can learn about the community transfer admissions process from transfer admissions counselors at RaiseMe partner colleges. This panel discussion will help students answer questions around the application process, articulation, scholarships, and how to stay on track for transfer. Students who attend can win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Want to invite students to join RaiseMe as part of your National Transfer Student Week festivities? We make it easy with our NTSW Communications Templates and Student Overview Video. Make sure to join us as we celebrate students, learn, connect, and grow!

Tara Zirkel, Ed.D, is Senior Manager for Community College Partnerships Manager for RaiseMe. Tara has over a decade of student affairs experience in community college settings, including as the Dean of Distance Education and Education Centers at Westmoreland County Community College and as the Director of Admissions, Interim Dean of Students, Adjunct Faculty, and Interim Associate Academic Dean at the Community College of Allegheny County. She holds a doctorate of education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she researched enrollment habits of community college students.

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