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December 2020: Features and Updates

 ❄️It's a New Year with new features! Included below are all of the great updates that we made in December 2020, read on to find out more! ❄️

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  • For brilliant blogs: Have you been wanting to customize the title of your blogs section? If you have blogs on your Front Page, and want to update the 'Latest News' title, you can now do so by navigating to Customize > Front Page Settings, from your dashboard, and entering a new title in the 'News Field Title.' If you have blogs selected to display on a Community you can also customize the 'Featured Articles' title by reaching out to!
  • For featuring footers: Footer text can now be added to your Jobs and Organizations widgets! If you'd like to add additional information to the bottom of one of these widgets, you can reach out to and we'll be happy to help with this addition. 
  • For engaging employers: If you use our Symplicity integration, we're happy to share that you can now import Employers independent of their job postings. This means more opportunities to feature fantastic employers!


🐛 User types that are marked as hidden will no longer display while users are completing their sign-up process. 
🐛 Any non-matching mentor photos that were displaying through Firsthand Mentors have been corrected.
🐛 Employer expiration dates can no longer be overwritten during syncs.
🐛 Users who do not have permission to publish blog posts can now see the External Blog section of the dashboard.
Static pages now display under the 'News & Articles' tab on your search page.

We love to hear from you! If you have questions about any of these updates (or anything else!), find us at

And in case you missed the important updates that we shared last month...


Did you know? 

uConnect Academy Training is available 24/7! Simply click on the orange graduation cap in the admin dashboard bar and use your login credentials to access our unique training modules guaranteed to get you thinking about how you can better engage students with your unique resources!

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