All posts by: Sam Martinez

About Sam Martinez

Sam Martinez is a Marketing Intern with Pharos Resources and is also a full-time student at Abilene Christian University. She studies Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Graphic Design and is a proud member of the Pharos team.

An institution’s mission statement is the cornerstone of its very existence; it’s what governs all of your school’s activities. Everything from faculty, to staff, to admissions, to curriculum, to landscaping, to dorm culture, and everything in between is a reflection of your institution’s mission. With so many independent pieces, it’s easy for that mission to get muddled […]

Congratulations to Rochester College for increasing undergraduate student retention by 6.5%. After several years of hard work and a collaborative effort, this wonderful school has improved its student retention from 75.5% to 82% and created a campus-wide team dedicated to continually improving campus culture.

We all know what an at-risk student looks like… right? They’re lazy students… right? They’re late to class, they don’t turn in assignments, they skip class, they’re failing, they drop out… right? They have bad grades and low GPAs… right? You know ‘em when you see ‘em…. Right? Wrong. Well, maybe let’s rephrase that a […]

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