This Week in Review – July 30th to August 4th

As this is a holiday weekend in Canada, our newsletter is a shortened version this week. A little bit of a break for us! Happy week to everyone!


ePortfolio - Florida International University

Florida International University Selects Portfolium BadgeLink

As an early adopter of Portfolium’s Student Success platform, Florida International University (FIU) now plans to set an example as a leader of student-centered technology innovation.

FIU has selected Portfolium’s BadgeLink technology to provide students with the ability to earn digital badges and display their validated skills and achievements, tied to curricular and co-curricular assessments, in a portable and fully-accessible lifelong ePortfolio searchable by employers.

Source: Virtual Strategy Magazine

Online Program Management- Brenau University

Synergis Joins Brenau University for High-demand Blended Degree Programs

Synergis Education Inc. recently announced that it will assist Brenau University to enroll candidates for three degree programs in education and nursing.

“Our primary goal is to support Brenau University in developing a strategic roadmap for expanded opportunity for students seeking entrance into these new and expanding programs,” said Norm Allgood, founder and CEO of Synergis Education.

Source: Cision PR Newsletter / benzinga


University of Maryland Names Jeff Hollingsworth Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Jeff Hollingsworth has been named Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the University of Maryland. In this role, Hollingsworth will oversee the Division of Information Technology and provide leadership for the university's IT strategy, infrastructure and services.

Source: Markets Insider / The Daily Record

Dr. Jeff Delaney Appointed KSU Chief Information Officer

After serving as interim CIO since February, Dr. Jeff Delaney was formally named as Kennesaw State University's new Chief Information Officer.

“As interim CIO, Jeff has demonstrated his ability to lead a team and deliver result-oriented technology solutions,” President Pamela Whitten said. “His professionalism and vision are assets that will continue to serve our students, faculty and staff.”

Source: The Sentinel / Cobb County Courier

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