Every day, Hobsons clients are creating meaningful and measurable change within their organizations to help students make the best decisions to shape their own futures. The Hobsons Education Advances Awards recognize the innovation that is possible when an institution combines people, process and technology to make a difference in the lives of students.

Hobsons is excited to announce the ten K-12 and higher education institutions chosen as the 2019 Education Advances Finalists. Each finalist is recognized as an institution working to create meaningful change in the lives of their students.

Finalists for the K-12 College, Career and Life Readiness category are: Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Baltimore Md., Everett Public Schools, Everett, Wash., Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis, Ind., and Naaman Forest High School, Dallas, Texas.

In the higher education Match & Fit/Admission category, the finalists are: Caldwell University, Caldwell, N.J., Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y., and Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio.

Finalists for the higher education Student Success and Advising category are: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Fla., Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, Calif., and SUNY Broome, Binghamton, N.Y.

To learn more about each finalist, please click here.


We are proud to recognize the accomplishments of our clients, celebrate in their successes, and to share best practices with our broader community. Our awards finalists and winners will be recognized at the 2019 Hobsons Summer Institute in Marco Island, FL. Winning institutions will receive $2,500 and runners-up will each receive $1,000 to go toward campus initiatives. Thank you to those who submitted their nomination.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, July 30th at the HSI 2019 Awards Ceremony & Luncheon.

Learn more about last year’s Education Advances winners