Minneapolis, Minn.-based Carousel Digital Signage provided digital signage content delivery and management at the University of Connecticut (UConn). Recently, UConn upgraded its existing on-premise Carousel 7 system to Carousel Cloud. With this, it further simplified the creation, scheduling and management of messaging throughout its campus and regional locations. Brien Woodaman, AV technician and digital signage […]
With more than 13,000 students and receiving approximately 3,400 transfer students annually, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) needed a way to transform its transfer evaluation process for quicker, more efficient transfer decisions. Handling the process manually, the institution’s staff previously needed a full 15 days to evaluate and apply each student’s incoming coursework. They sought […]
A consortium of colleges and universities has created the Next Leaders Fellowship program, a new initiative of two nonprofit professional associations designed to advance career opportunities for minorities in senior leadership IT departments in higher education. According to a news release from Bowdoin College—the lead sponsor of the Next Leaders Fellowship program (NLF), the program […]
To create better learning experiences, faculty should take a student-centered perspective when it comes to students’ digital self-efficacy.
AVI-SPL and Bose discuss hybrid learning technology and trends for higher education institutions in this episode of the Collaboration Space Podcast.
Every day, hackers scam students and administrators into giving up their private credentials, revealing sensitive information that can lead to violations under FERPA, or provide access to sensitive internal university systems in university phishing attacks. But phishing is more than an annoyance — it’s causing significant financial losses and privacy violations at college campuses around […]
It’s not surprising that higher education has been experiencing financial challenges during the pandemic, but this is only further evidence for the value of campus safety technologies. They will play a role in helping students and faculty feel more comfortable on campus, so it is valuable to examine which solutions have been adopted at education […]
A survey of admissions offers at colleges across the nation found that a majority rated their industry’s overall COVID-19 reopening plans rather poorly. According to the Kaplan survey, which asked admissions officers at over 300 institutions of higher education to evaluate their industry’s reopening performance as a whole, 4% gave it an A, 36% gave it […]
Social Security numbers, grades, addresses, retirement documents and other data was leaked from the Clark County School District (CCSD) by hackers last week after district officials wouldn’t pay the ransom the cyber criminals were seeking. The attack started three days after school started on August 27 when a ransomware virus infected CCSD’s network and prevented […]
Those who answered the 2020 Campus Safety Access Control, Lock and Lockdown Survey were also asked to describe their organizations’ social distancing and facial covering policies, as well as any other school protocol changes they’ve implemented in response to the coronavirus. Here’s what they said: Social Distancing and Mask Policies: “All visitors and staff members […]