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2016 Campus Technology Innovators

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Campus Technology Innovators awardees:

Teaching and Learning

Virginia Commonwealth University
Project: The Great VCU Bike Race Book
Project Lead: Gardner Campbell, special assistant to the provost and associate professor of English
Vendors/technologies: Adobe, Apple, BePress, Canon, Feedly, FeedWordPress, Nikon, Reclaim Hosting, Sennheiser, Slack, Sony, WordPress, WP Engine

London School of Economics and Political Science
Project: Constitution UK
Project Lead: Peter Bryant, head of learning technology and innovation
Vendors/technologies: Crowdicity, Facebook, Storify, Twitter

University of South Florida
Project: My Reviewers
Project Lead: Joe Moxley, professor of English
Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house

University of Michigan
Project: GradeCraft
Project Lead: Barry Fishman, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Learning Technologies, School of Information and School of Education
Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house, Alfa Jango, Amazon Web Services

Student Systems and Services

University of San Diego
Project: Insight Mobile App
Project Lead: Avi Badwal, senior director, enterprise technologies, Information Technology Services
Vendors/technologies: Apple, Ellucian


University of Central Florida
Project: Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool
Project Lead: Jacob Bates, Techrangers Lead, Center for Distributed Learning
Vendors/technologies: Instructure

University of Maryland University College
Project: Office of Analytics / HelioCampus
Project Lead: Darren Catalano, CEO of HelioCampus and former VP of analytics at University of Maryland University College
Vendors/technologies: Amazon Web Services, HelioCampus, Tableau

IT Infrastructure and Systems

University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Project: FLEXspace
Project Lead: Lisa Stephens, senior strategist, SUNY Academic Innovation
Vendors/technologies: Artstor

Clemson University
Project: Watt Family Innovation Center
Project Lead: Charles Watt, founding partner 
Vendors/technologies: Biamp Systems, Brocade, Christie Digital, Cisco, Crestron, Da-Lite, Dell, Digital Projection, Echo360, Extreme Networks, Harman, Jupiter Systems, Mersive, Planar, Visix, XPAND

Education Futurists

Marshall University
Project: Clio, a Mobile GPS-Enabled History Application
Project Lead: David Trowbridge, associate professor of history
Vendors/technologies: Strictly Business

University of Oklahoma
Project: OU Libraries NavApp
Project Leads: Matt Cook, emerging technologies librarian
Vendors/technologies: Aruba, Meridian, RFIP

This year's honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the 2016 Campus Technology Conference held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Aug 1-4. The 2016 Innovators will also be featured in our July issue, with in-depth profiles following over the next few months. 

Entries are reviewed by our Innovators Judging Committee of higher ed tech leaders, many of whom are former Campus Technology Innovators award winners. Final winners are selected by our expert team of editors.

Questions? E-mail us at [email protected].