Cranium Cafe Raises $250K for Student Learning & Communication Technology
January 5, 2015 (Salt Lake City, UT) – Cranium Cafe, the education technology startup said by CIO Review to be “lifting industry standards for online and distance education,” announced today that it closed a successful seed round of funding. The funding comes from several investors — Kickstart Seed Fund, Salt Lake City Angels, and .exe ...
The Latest: 4 Schools Renew for Another Year with Cranium Cafe
We’re thrilled to announce that Snow College, the Community Colleges of Spokane, Dixie College, and Ogden-Weber Technical College have all renewed their contracts to use Cranium Cafe for another year. We couldn’t be more pleased about all the cool ways these schools are using Cranium Cafe. We want to give a big shout-out and ...
Westminster College Selects Cranium Cafe for Virtual Video Advising
Salt Lake City, July 17, 2014 — Cranium Cafe today announced that Westminster College — a school lauded by the Princeton Review for its quality of life, green efforts, and academics — has chosen to use Cranium Cafe’s video meeting & collaboration software. “The implementation of Cranium Cafe reflects Westminster’s ongoing commitment to building relationships,” said ...
“I love being around students. They’re so optimistic. They haven’t gone out into the world and had their dreams crushed yet.”
I was a student when I heard these words, and it was an alumnus from my alma mater speaking to me. When he said it, I balked. I was four months from graduating at the time and completely primed to fixate on the “dreams ...
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I learned a lot during the two-day Utah Advising Association Conference.
I learned that “good” students struggle too.
I learned that students frequently turn down help, even when they’re academically drowning.
I learned that students are more likely to trust someone who is smiling (it has to be a real smile though — a “Duchenne” smile).
I also learned that academic advisors ...