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Greenville Technical College to Implement Full Anthology Suite

South Carolina's second-largest community college also deploying Blackboard Learn Ultra in 2022

Anthology, a provider of higher education software to support the entire learner lifecycle, recently announced that Greenville Technical College has selected Anthology as the backbone of a campuswide systems overhaul and will implement the company's full suite of tools to better support student journeys and overall institutional effectiveness, according to a news release.

Following a thorough systems review and selection process by South Carolina's State Information Technology Management Office, GTC chose Anthology's Student, Finance & HCM, Payroll, Reach, Occupation Insight, Accreditation, Academic Economics, Course Evaluations, Insight, Milestone, Planning, Program Review, and Outcomes solutions. In 2022, the institution will also be deploying the full Blackboard Learn Ultra experience; Blackboard and Anthology merged in October.

"After using the same higher ed systems for years, we realized that we needed a modernized approach, which serves the unique needs of our students and allows us to invest in our institution's future," GTC President Keith Miller said in the news release. "Anthology's integrated solutions designed to leverage cross-campus data were a perfect match to help us deliver next-generation student services, drive further enrollment growth, and continue transforming lives through education."

Anthology's Global Markets President Jim Brigadier said that by implementing all of the company's software solutions across every campus department and function, GTC will have to tools to "transform their approach to automation by leveraging data and leading-edge innovation to help them run a more effective college from every dimension."

With five campuses and over 10,000 students enrolled this year, Greenville Technical College is the second-largest community college in South Carolina. Its curriculum offers certificates, diplomas and associate degrees in the areas of advanced manufacturing and engineering technology, education and professional studies, arts and sciences, health sciences, business and computer technology, aviation, construction and transportation technologies. GTC also offers the state's first bachelor's degree at the technical college level, an Applied Baccalaureate in Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

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Kristal Kuykendall is editor, 1105 Media Education Group. She can be reached at [email protected].

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