Bridging the Gap

Apogee Technology Seminar 2018: How Effective Leaders Support a Successful College Swim

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Dec 4, 2018 1:00:28 PM

 

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Topics: Housing Officers, Technology Trends, Business Officers, Higher Ed Technology, IT Officers, Higher Ed Trends

Tuition Discounts, Retention, and Mergers : Observations on the 2018 Survey of College and University Business Officers

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Oct 17, 2018 4:12:15 PM

 

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Topics: Technology Trends, Business Officers, Higher Ed Trends

Institutional Culture and the Internet of Things: A Response to "Agile.edu"

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Sep 20, 2018 11:24:40 AM

 

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Topics: Technology Trends, Business Officers, Higher Ed Trends

Managing Expectations for The Consumerization of Technology: Lessons Learned from David Hinson

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Jul 16, 2018 4:17:27 PM

In his Drury Magazine article “Techie Talk: A Digital Revolution,” Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff, COO, and CIO David Hinson explores the challenges of managing technology infrastructure in this “brave new technological world.” As the “consumerization of technology” alters expectations for the university space, Hinson argues that leaders must adopt a growth mindset to deliver upon, and plan for, ready access to technology. This access predicates faculty performance and student success, as the well-equipped student will be able to develop the critical thinking skills that facilitate lifelong learning.

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Topics: ResNet, Business Officers, Outsourcing, IT Officers

SUNY Canton/Potsdam featured in ACUHO-I's Talking Stick

Posted by Alex Donnini, Marketing Manager on Dec 15, 2017 2:38:42 PM

Two of Apogee’s university partners, SUNY Canton & SUNY Potsdam, recently published an article in ACUHO’s Talking Stick titled “IT’s Role in Student-First Experiences.”  Authored by housing, IT, and business administrators, it sheds light on a challenge many SUNY institutions are facing: the fierce competition to recruit and retain students, especially within on-campus housing.  This, combined with a sharp increase in Wi-Fi enabled devices using the campus network, develops into a perfect storm.  We’ve seen this at many other institutions in the northeast, where competition to recruit students is cutthroat.  In these desperate times, institutions need to work with providers that align within their strategic plan. Specifically, The SUNY system’s strategic plan highlights two core values that tie nicely into this article: 

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Topics: ResNet, Housing Officers, Business Officers, Outsourcing, IT Officers

How Ithaca College Built a Wi-Fi Roadmap for Growth

Posted by Alex Donnini, Marketing Manager on Oct 16, 2017 8:19:43 AM

Inc. is one of my favorite magazines to read. A recent article particularly intrigued me—it focused on the difference between Generation Z and Millennials and noted that 40% of Generation Z said that working Wi-Fi was more important to them than working bathrooms. How quickly the world has changed. I got to thinking about our nearly 15-year partnership with Ithaca College, and how Wi-Fi is now playing an increasingly important role on campuses. If you visit Ithaca today, you’ll find a world-class Wi-Fi network enjoyed by students, teachers, and guests for everything, everywhere.

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Topics: Northeast, Wireless, Business Officers, Budget