Efficiency

Florida's Flagler College is leading the way to a cashless future

Richard Jacobs is director of student accounts at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla., which uses several of Higher One's payment management solutions. As a member of the Higher One Product Steering Committee, Mr. Jacobs has been influential in guiding the development of several of the company's products.
 

Welcome to STREAMLINED

Greetings,
 

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Streamlined. My colleagues and I are proud to present this series of publications to inform college and university administrators about new and innovative methods of streamlining business office operations.

New federal rules encourage adoption of electronic student refund systems

The U.S. Department of Education recently issued rules designed to encourage colleges and universities to disburse student refunds electronically. Higher One?s Casey M. McGuane, senior vice president for client operations, provides answers to frequently asked questions about those new regulations.
 

New Education Department regulations at a glance

 

If you are considering streamlining refund delivery, enhancing student services and reducing expenses, now is the time to act because the U.S. Department of Education has validated and encouraged the use of bank debit cards for refund delivery.

Learning from the Higher One experience

The University of Louisville sought a partner with a track record of providing electronic refunds.
 

Having grown up in a world of ATMs, debit cards and online banking, students at the University of Louisville wanted a better way to receive financial aid and other types of refunds. Receiving paper checks through the mail was slow, inconvenient and unreliable.

We consider them part of the RCC team.

Riverside Community College's telecommunications manager reflects on an 11-year partnership with NEC
 

Kathy Paschke is network specialist for voice at Riverside Community College in Riverside, California. She manages a telecommunications system that serves the college’s nine locations.

U of Nebraska Creates Unified Business Environment With mySAP Business Suite

Outdated software is replaced with a consolidated system that serves the diverse needs of four campuses
 

U of Cincinnati Takes the Lead of Top Businesses in Adopting SAP Solutions

Major research university uses SAP for managing a $1 billion and 15,000 faculty and staff
 

Ready for VoIP? Here's how to tell.

Voice-over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is one of the fastest-growing technologies being deployed at colleges and universities.
 

Bruce Grant, NEC’s assistant general manager for product management and an expert on VoIP, explains this technology and how to prepare for it.

President's Letter

 

Greetings, and welcome to NEC Campus Report.

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