This weekend at the American Council of Education conference, Blackboard Student Services announced with Hobsons, one of the leading companies in recruitment, communication and student success solutions for colleges and universities, a partnership that will offer current and prospective client institutions complementary services from each company that will help enhance the process of delivering support to students in all aspects of the student lifecycle. Both Blackboard and Hobsons offer complementary services to our individual client bases and we often find our solutions working together in different parts of the same institutions. Through this partnership, we will provide our current and future clients a more streamlined integration of our separate offerings. Colleges and universities will now have the option of working with TWO market leaders through integrated services, support and technology in various aspects of the campus experience such as:
- The development of marketing strategies,
- Proactive recruitment and outreach efforts,
- Continuous live, Web and mobile support of financial aid and enrollment information to improve enrollment conversions,
- Increasing student retention, and more.