Yesterday, the Aspen Institute announced the winners of the 2019 Prize for Community College Excellence. A huge congratulations to the winners, rising stars, and finalists for their outstanding contributions to student success! With wins for Miami Dade and Indian River State, five of the past seven Aspen prize winners have been Emsi clients.
Emsi is thrilled to announce the latest innovation in Career Coach–The Employer Portal. It’s a new feature that allows approved employers to post job opportunities directly to a partner institution’s Career Coach site! The goal is to drive better outcomes for businesses, students, and the schools that bring them together.
InsideTrack, the leading provider of student success coaching for enrollment, retention, and career development today announced a partnership with labor market analytics company Emsi to integrate career assessments and real-time employment market data across its coaching solutions.
Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) uses Career Coach to build academic degree plans, connecting students to college programs and occupations. Giving students clear goals to work towards keeps them engaged, and engaged students are more motivated to persist until completion.
Three years ago, Hostos Community College in Bronx, New York, faced the all too common challenge of confused students struggling to complete their degrees. With an average of 1,200 new students each fall and an advisement system that was far from rigorous, too many students lacked direction.
Community college graduates with a vocational focus had an unemployment rate of 4% in April, nearly a full percentage point lower than community college graduates who obtained academic degrees with the intent to transfer to a four-year college, according to the BLS