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State of College Student Experience

Higher education enrollment numbers are decreasing at an alarming rate. Students are struggling mentally, emotionally, and socially. Unprecedented circumstances over the past few years have exacerbated challenges across higher education and now, more than ever, college administrators are searching for insights to understand students’ perspectives and improve their experiences. Get your copy of Qualtrics’ 2022 state of college student experience research report to learn more about four key areas your institution should consider to improve the student experience at your school.


Youngstown State University Gets ROI from Cloud

An aging server infrastructure was the impetus for Youngstown State University (YSU) in Ohio to move its core Ellucian Banner software to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Besides substantial cost savings, the university was able to eliminate legacy equipment and adopt an infrastructure based on the widely used Linux operating system, making it easier to recruit and retain knowledgeable IT staff.


Cloud Security for Dummies

Learn how Oracle Cloud can help your university protect its infrastructure, apps, and data against cyberattacks, adhere to compliance mandates such as the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and much more.


Campus Imperative: An Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for Cost Savings and Innovation

It's time to tackle the challenging work of re-examining how your institution runs its mission-critical applications. Updating legacy programs--financials, HR, student systems--is where substantive transformation occurs. Start your cloud migration plan here with these expert tips.


Making the Most of a New Cloud Solution

Until recently, the North Dakota University System relied on several on-premises databases for its operations. Those databases have significant impact on a large number of users. So when NDUS decided to move its databases to the cloud, it took a cautious approach. Download this case study to find out how NDUS made the transition and what it learned along the way.


University of Colorado Takes a Hybrid Journey to the Cloud

The University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus (CO Denver) needed to modernize its IT infrastructure. But a wholesale migration to cloud wasn't an option for the large public research university. When the university needed to refresh hardware for several on-premises database servers, IT leaders knew there had to be a better way. Hybrid was the answer.


University of Florida Discusses Creating Secure Online Assessments

Online learning presents a unique set of challenges for authentic assessments. Trying to enforce academic integrity in this environment only adds another layer of complexity. But these challenges are not insurmountable.


Online Authentic Assessments

In this three part series, learn how to use Online Authentic Assessments, how to create them in only five steps, and how to proctor and protect their integrity.