Three-quarters of admissions officers advise families to step back when it comes to the process of a young person applying to college.
Texas A&M University has launched a virtual reality (VR) experience that offers users another way to visit the public university. The VR tour debuted at SXSWedu last month.
Throughout the “Semester in Silicon Valley” program, 80 ASU students will be mentored by business and tech moguls, participate in coding competitions and more, all while earning credits toward their degrees. At the end of the program, they will have the opportunity to pitch their newly launched startups to more than 80 venture capitalists.
Many colleges and universities are using immersive technologies to engage and draw in prospective students. The Savannah College of the Arts in Georgia is a longtime leader in AR/VR admissions and recruiting strategies. Campus Technology recently spoke with Dave Hanak, SCAD’s executive director of interactive services, to find out some helpful tips to scale up institutional outreach efforts with immersive technologies.
The University of Wyoming is revamping its 20-year-old systems in finance, human resources, budgeting and planning, grant management, and supply chain management with a move to the Oracle Cloud.
AcademicWorks, a scholarship management company for K–12, higher education, foundations and grant-making institutions, has been acquired by Blackbaud, a cloud software company powering social causes.
New Mexico comes up on top as the state where college credits are the cheapest in the country. There, students in a two-year or four-year public institution pay on average $113 per credit. No. 2 is California, where the price is $120 per credit. And Wyoming is No. 3 at $122 per credit.
Indiana University recently implemented the Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security solutions to centralize and monitor its IT and security infrastructure across its network of eight connected campuses.
Analytics software and services company SAS is partnering with Clemson University to provide research, software, services and funding to the school's Watt Family Innovation Center.
Wor-Wic Community College in Maryland is getting a handle on institutional spending with a cloud-based e-procurement solution from Jaggaer.