NWTC wins national award for student success

Friday July 21, 2017
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is excited to announce the College has been named the winner of the Hobson’s Education Advances Award for Student Success. NWTC is sharing the nod with Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Hobson’s Education Advances Award for Student Success goes to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC)
The award recognizes a college(s) for innovative approaches to helping students succeed.
NWTC uses the Starfish early alert system to identify students who are struggling. Since implementing the platform, the College has seen improved course pass rates, graduation rates, and program persistence.
“At the College, we start with the premise that every student will succeed,” said Dean of Student Development John Grant. “We are proud to receive the Student Success Award. Our partnership with Starfish and Hobsons is helping our students build a better life and position NWTC to achieve even stronger student outcomes in the future.”
The Hobsons Education Advances Awards symbolize the innovation that is possible when an institution combines people, process, and technology to make a difference in the lives of students.
Award winners will receive a cash prize to further boost student program initiatives.
About Hobsons 
Hobsons helps students identify their strengths, explore careers, create academic plans, match to best-fit educational opportunities, and reach their education and life goals. Through our solutions, we enable thousands of educational institutions to improve college and career planning, admissions and enrollment management, and student success and advising for millions of students around the globe.

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