A seismic generational shift is underway on college campuses across the globe. With fewer college age students to pull from, the competition for enrollment and retention is intense. Jeff Kallay is CEO of Render Experiences, a national consulting firm specializing in the college experience. He says services are the new amenities for Gen-X parents and their post-9/11 Gen-Z students. “Academic advising, career services...so services that keep my son or daughter happy, healthy, and on target to graduate on time and to have an outcome to the next level of post professional school or graduate school or getting that job." Barbara Deeb speaks with WKU Admissions Director Jace Lux and Jeff Kallay, CEO of Render Experiences.
Ohio Valley ReSource
Sue Meeks has worked with children for years as a registered nurse. Meeks manages the family navigator program at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. Several years ago, she started noticing three and four-year-olds coming into the program with certain distinctive behaviors. “Children that appear to be neurologically very overstimulated,” she said. “They often aren’t social in your typical way. They don’t respond to trying to calm them or trying to divert...