It's Been a Big Year for the Lab

We're Celebrating 2018 in Photos!

Badges Pilot in Michigan

This Spring, we met with a panel of students from Hope College and Aquinas College who earned their critical thinking badges. Nursing students spoke on their badging experience to an audience of faculty, staff, employers, and peers.

Seamless Transfer Pathways Teams Collectively Convene for the Last Time

Design teams from the Seamless Transfer Pathways project met at the University of North Texas in May.

Students from the Seamless Transfer Pathways Florida Team Played a Key Role

At a Seamless Transfer Pathways design session with Florida International University and Miami-Dade College in May, we worked with administrators and students to develop realistic student personas.

The Lab Team is Growing!

A candid shot from our team photo shoot this August. This year brought four new Lab team members: Anne Marie, Marta, Isaac, and Kenna.

Delegation of College Innovators from Chinese Universities Visit the Lab

This August, a delegation of college administrators and innovators from Chinese universities visited the Lab while on a visit to Washington, D.C. where we exchanged ideas about innovation in higher ed.

The Lab Welcomes New Board Members, Marco Davis + Rufus Glasper

All smiles for our annual board retreat in Lewes, DE this September. This year we added Marco Davis and Rufus Glasper to our board.

The Lab Hosts a Design Session with Academy of Hope and Byte Back

Byte Back team members map out a student’s journey at a design session in October.

The Lab Loves Halloween!

The Lab team celebrates Halloween! (Including Leslie via Zoom call).

Pressure Tests are Key for Session Prep

Pressure testing for a #TeeUpTheSkills design session with Maine employers in October.

The Lab's Founder, Kathleen deLaski, Joins a Panel at CLOSE IT

Our founder and president, Kathleen deLaski, spoke on a panel at the CLOSE IT conference in Austin, TX, this October.

ACE Fellows Visit the Lab

In November, a group of ACE fellows paid the Lab a visit to talk about innovation in higher education institutions.

The Lab Hosts ACCELERATE 2018-19

To kick off our work with the UNCF’s Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), the Lab hosted two design sessions with 8 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to accelerate projects that will enhance career outcomes for their students.

Ernst & Young Kick-off the #TeeUpTheSkills Employer Sessions

Representatives from Ernst & Young create T Profiles for positions at their company at a #TeeUpTheSkills employer session in New York City in December.

Happy Holidays from the Lab!

The deLaski Family Foundation hosted its annual holiday luncheon at Oyamel–– a delicious end to the year!