Conferencing – Johnson County Community College
YuJa Formally Announces Partnership with Johnson County Community College to Provide Media Management and Lecture Capture Solutions
After a lengthy evaluation process, Johnson County Community College chose YuJa, Inc. to provide a site-wide lecture capture system and media management solution.
“YuJa was built to seamlessly integrate with our partners’ existing technology investments to create new instructional offerings and learning opportunities,” said Dr. Ajit Singh, Chief Executive Officer of YuJa Inc. “Our partnership with Johnson County provides industry leading solutions for media across their campus.”
Source: Cision PR Newswire
email – McMaster’s University
Changes to Email and Calendaring for Staff and Faculty
Endorsed by McMaster’s IT Governance committees, McMaster’s faculty and staff email as well as calendaring platform will move to Microsoft Office 365 cloud in the summer months of 2020.
Benefits of this change include increased storage; a reliable integration with mobile devices; enhanced security; hosting in a Canadian data centre; enhanced collaborative tool functionality, and document sharing capabilities.
Source: McMaster’s Daily News
Finance/Human Resources – York St John University
York St John University to Unify HR, Finance and Payroll
York St John University has signed up to use TechnologyOne in order to bring its decade-old legacy systems together as part of a broader digital strategy.
The new system shall enable the university to develop a more strategic, interoperable IT estate, as well as to more easily access HR and finance data; this, in an aim to improve system communication between the university’s York and London campuses.
Online Program Management – Northeastern State University
NSU Continuing Education Shifts to Career-Oriented Slate
In order to expand its reach in the local market as well as bringing more professional development students, Northeastern State University has partnered with MindEdge Learning. “We want to help [students] build those skills to succeed,” said Eloy A. Chavez, dean of the College of Extended Learning. “It works toward better citizenship all around.”
Jerreth McLaughlin, Continuing Education coordinator, says these online continuing education courses cost half as much as some online competitors and offer one-on-one assistance with specialists in the field.
Source: Tahlequah Daily Press
Student Information System – Gallup-McKinley County Schools
Gallup-McKinley County Schools (NM) Selects Synergy Education Platform
Gallup-McKinley County Schools (GMCS) has selected Synergy® Education Platform for its K-12 student information management needs. The Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Special Education, and Synergy Analytics in a cloud-hosted environment.
Synergy was mainly chosen for its seamless interoperability systemwide which will allow administrators to access data in real-time while enjoying full field-level security. The powerful out-of-the-box reporting is also a huge benefit especially when it comes to the district’s annual Impact Aid application.
Source: Edupoint Press Release