Financial Aid – Pennsylvania State University
Penn State Elevates Student Success with Oracle
The Pennsylvania State University has selected Oracle Student Financial Planning Cloud to support its strategic vision to transform education delivery.
Student Financial Planning, a complete suite of modules designed to support the entire student lifecycle, will not only reduce the cost of education but will enhance student outcomes and success while providing increased transparency and better management of financial aid resources.
Source: Oracle Press Release
Learning Management System – several institutions
Instructure Welcomes Customers from Across the Globe in Q3
Going forward, Instructure will highlight in blog posts the organizations that have chosen to join the Instructure family. In this first such post, Instructure is announcing 16 new HigherEd institutions as well as two new K-12 institutions. While reiterating their mission of helping people grow from the first day of school to the last day of work, Instructure proudly displays the name of their latest implementations.
Source: Instructure News
Library Information System – Forth Valley College
Forth Valley College chooses Koha for Their Open-Source Library Management System
Forth Valley College has chosen Koha, a web-based application, as its new library management system to efficiently manage the College library’s collections as well as deliver an improved service to the College’s community.
“The new Koha system has worked well so far and it certainly does what the Learning Resource Centre staff need it to do. […] [T]he system will allow much quicker and easier access to e-books for all staff and students,” says Graeme Robertson, Head of IT at Forth Valley College.
Source: Library Technology Guide
Online Program Management – Aston University
Aston University Announced the Launch of an Executive Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Programme Online
Aston University announced the launch of an Executive Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme online, in partnership with Keypath Education. Designed to help senior professionals advance their learning and research skills, this new online DBA program will train these individuals to excel in senior leadership roles and organisational management positions.
“[T]his opportunity with Keypath has opened up the doors to reach students on a more global level,” says Rakesh Bissoondeeal, DBA Programme Director.
Source: Keypath Education News