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Three Rivers Systems shows business analytics, mobile features at NACUBO annual meeting in Washington, DC

College and university business leaders gathering in the nation’s capital this weekend will have a chance to see powerful, new academic ERP features Three Rivers Systems, Inc. is demonstrating at the 50th anniversary NACUBO meeting in Booth 1532 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center.

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Oakland City University returns to Three Rivers Systems Inc.’sCAMS Enterprise solution for academic management

Oakland City University has returned to Three Rivers Systems’ CAMS Enterprise as its academic management system after a brief hiatus during which the 2,200-student Oakland City, Ind. faith-based institution tested another ERP solution and hosting service.

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Purchase College Chooses SunGard Higher Education’s Banner Digital Campus to Help Support Student Success

Purchase College, State University of New York , has licensed the Banner Digital Campus to help inform student success initiatives and streamline administrative processes while improving operational efficiencies. The College joins 43 other institutions within the SUNY system that run their digital campus environments with Banner.

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SUNY Sullivan County Community College Chooses Jenzabar to Help Achieve Campus-Wide Efficiency

Jenzabar, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced today that SUNY Sullivan County Community College, based in Loch Sheldrake, NY, chose the Jenzabar EX enterprise resource planning system to enhance campus-wide efficiency and improve self-service offerings for students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Datatel Adds SaaS Deployment Option to Industry-Leading Datatel Colleague®

Datatel today announced a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployment option for Datatel Colleague. This enables institutions to leverage Datatel resources with unmatched experience managing Datatel’s ERP systems. Benefits include:

• Alleviating IT staffing challenges:  Institutions can offload the challenges of assembling and maintaining staff with Datatel-specific support knowledge. Existing staff can now focus on strategic initiatives to accelerate institutional effectiveness.  This helps institutions leverage the mutual strengths of their IT staff and Datatel.

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Inspired Use of Technology Earns Three Colleges Exclusive AMX Innovation Awards

Inaugural program recognizes education-transforming practices and accomplishments

Innovation and initiative are integral to higher education success, but three schools recently stood out to judges of the 2011 AMX Innovation Awards. The University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine; Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada; and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey were selected from a field of over 500 nominations.

Green Offices: Setting a Standard

Programs that allow campus offices to become officially certified green in operations can pack a one-two staff engagement punch. In Bowen Close's experience overseeing sustainability as assistant director of facilities and campus services at Pomona College (Calif.), initially people already interested in improving their environmental impacts get engaged in the structure and assistance that such a program offers. As they work to get their colleagues involved in the effort, their enthusiasm is contagious.

A more hands-on approach to tuition payment plans

Nelnet combines technology and personalized support for its payment solutions

When it comes to collecting tuition, it usually doesn't pay to have your university's payment solution on autopilot.

There are many software tools available for scheduling and processing tuition payments. But what happens if a student adds a class unexpectedly, or is assessed additional or unexpected fees? Many software solutions can't adjust on the fly and school officials are the ones who end up spending extra time untangling the mess.

Behind the News

The stories making headlines in higher education.

Who are you and how did you find us? That's what admissions officers at colleges and universities all over the country are asking this year as "stealth applications" proliferate.

The OneInfrastructure Concept

Why is building the corporate information technology infrastructure still so complicated?

There was a time, not terribly long ago, when the telecommunications industry spoke of "convergence." Voice and data would soon be one and the complexity that goes with building and maintaining separate systems would evaporate. That time is upon us, and actually, it has been for years. Why, then, is building the corporate information technology infrastructure still so complicated?