Insights

  • July 1, 2020

    Creating brightspot’s Council of Student Advisors

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    As we work to make the student experience more engaging and more equitable, we are excited to share the details on one of our new initiatives as part of our commitment to racial justice: the Council of Student Advisors (CSA). Every year brightspot strategy sets out to learn and grow. As a learnin…

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  • June 5, 2020

    Our Commitment to Racial Justice

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    A financial crisis and a pandemic that have hit Black Americans the hardest, and now more senseless killing of Black Americans. We can't begin to understand the pain that Black Americans are facing, but we know we must act.

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  • June 26, 2019

    Building a More Diverse brightspot Team

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    At brightspot, we’re committed to making the student experience more engaging and more equitable. We're working at the intersection of people, programs, and places to do this by enabling active learning, creating seamless student services, supporting purpose-driven student projects, and fostering more connected communities.

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  • June 21, 2019

    A More Equitable Student Experience

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    By enabling active learning, creating seamless student services, supporting purpose-driven student projects, and fostering more connected communities, we’re making the student experience more engaging and more equitable.

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  • August 8, 2018

    Fall 2018 Conference Preview

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    At brightspot, we love to share our thinking so that as many institutions as possible can benefit and so that we can learn and improve what we do as we talk about it with others. This fall we have a great lineup of conference workshops.

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  • May 17, 2018

    Sharpening our Focus on Higher Education

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    As we look back on our first seven years and look ahead, we’ve decided to focus our efforts on higher education – reinventing places, rethinking services, and redesigning organizations so that people have more engaging experiences on-campus and online. More than 70 colleges and universities h…

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  • May 9, 2018

    How Can the Quality of a Student’s Experience be Measured?

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    How can the quality of a student’s experience be measured? This was the topic of our Q1 Hack-A-Thon, a quarterly learning day where we set aside time to work through a question as a team that has been puzzling us and whose solution can help our clients transform higher education. What did we…

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  • June 27, 2017

    How effective is your office? Leading by example at brightspot

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    By Elliot Felix How effective is your office? How engaged are your employees? These are important questions companies ask themselves, often without a good way to answer them. At brightspot, we are familiar with the importance of planning engaging offices. Last year, we had our first opportunity …

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  • July 13, 2016

    Bonjour! Our Annual Trip, 2016

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    The stories behind the photos we shared on Instagram! Follow us @brightspotstrategy for the whole #bspotreal experience! We retraced the history and cuisine of Montréal's immigrant waves on Fitz & Follwell's Flavours of the Main walking tour. Here we are waiting patiently for a…

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  • July 13, 2016

    What’s Driving us This Summer

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    Our team brings together diverse skills and backgrounds, so it makes sense that we draw inspiration from many fields. This summer we're sharing with others what drives us putting our inspirations on display—both here and on a wall in our new office. We invite you to check out our summer reading …

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