This Week in Review - December 17th to January 13th

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Enterprise Resource Planning - Misr University

Misr University for Science and Technology Chooses Ellucian Solutions to Modernize the Campus Experience

In order to support Misr University for Science and Technology’s continued student population growth, the university leadership chose Ellucian Banner to assist in this growth and to increase institutional efficiency.

A main priority for the university is using Banner to automate and simplify the registration process; this, from any location or device, as well as providing students with easy access to set and follow full degree plans. By utilizing Ellucian Mobile and Ellucian Degree Works, the University will be able to accomplish their goal.

Source: EducationDive

e-Portfolio - University of Pennsylvania

Portfolium to Support University of Pennsylvania Online Bachelor’s Degree Program

In order to support Penn’s newly launched online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program, the University’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies has selected Portfolium’s Student Success Network.

Portfolium's technology will be used as the sole source platform for students while Portfolium’s assessment software will provide faculty and administration with a modern, streamlined solution for assessing learning artifacts.

Source: Portfolium News

e-Portfolio - Texas A&M–Corpus Christi’s College of Education

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi College of Education Selects Portfolium

To provide Teacher Preparation program students with a way to store evidence of field-based assessment as well as guided pathways from admission to career, Texas A&M’s Corpus Christi College selected Portfolium's Student Success Network.

The College of Ed will begin rolling out Portfolium's digital badging and learning pathways technology. It also wishes to utilize Portfolium to improve assessment, teaching, and learning at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Because of Portfolium’s built-in live support, and intuitive user experience, the College of Education believes it will be able to launch the platform with minimal training.

Source: L.A. Biz | Portfolium News

LMS - Brightspace - Wondonga Middle Years College

Wodonga School Transforms Education with Brightspace to Empower Every Student

Students at Wodonga Middle Years College are now able to capitalise on the opportunities of equal and flexible education from anywhere at any time with D2L’s Brightspace.

By providing comprehensive learning from anywhere at any time, the College is thus able to reach every learner, from all socio-economic circumstances, cultural backgrounds, and stages of learning.

Source: PRWIRE

Online Program Management - Six Regional Colleges

The Learning House Adds Six Regional Colleges to Rapidly Growing Roster of Partners

Learning House has just signed six new partnership agreements with East Central University, Emmanuel College, Illinois College, Notre Dame College, Shawnee State University and University of West Florida.

These schools will leverage Learning House’s full suite of student lifecycle and faculty-centric services, which will deliver transformative online education aligned with employment, through 2025.

Source: Cision PRWeb

Retention Management - Murray State University

Murray State University Selects Starfish By Hobsons as Student Success Platform

Joining a community of over 450 higher education institutions currently using the platform, Murray State University has chosen to implement Hobson's Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to increase retention.

Starfish Enterprise Success Platform helps higher ed institutions scale their student success efforts so more students can achieve their academic and life goals.

Source: The Business Journal

LEADERSHIP

Kielt Named Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, Chief Information Officer

The Washington University in St. Louis announced that Chris Kielt will become vice chancellor and chief information officer.

With more than 30 years of experience in higher education, Kielt is believed to have broad higher education experience and deep IT background by his peers. With the university in the process of replacing its administrative systems, Kielt will bring the necessary skills to the table.

Source: theSource

FSU Hires New Associate Vice President for Information Technology Services

Florida State University announced today the appointment of Jane Livingston as its chief information officer and associate vice president for Information Technology Services.

With a strong record of achievement in higher education technology, Livingston is believed to have the necessary skills to align academic and business needs while developing fiscally sustainable strategies that will protect and enhance the university’s technology environment.

Source: Florida State University News