eCampus News

Your .edu site for 2016 looks like this

According to Reed Sheard, vice president for College Advancement and CIO of Westmont College, branding the institution means reacting to platforms.

“Building a brand for colleges, like with businesses today, means developing a goal-oriented website, being mobile-enabled, having an active social media presence, becoming search-optimized, producing targeted email campaigns, promoting commerce, and supporting a call center,” he noted. more

Five of the smallest tech-savvy campuses: Many small schools have been leaders in mobile technology use; here are five such institutions

Innovation isn’t just the domain of large universities; here’s a list of five small but technologically advanced campuses that have set an example for how smaller schools can be leaders in ed-tech use. … Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., is a private, Christian liberal arts college with 1,300 undergraduate students. Westmont IT officials have implemented predictive modeling and cloud-computing programs to save money and spend budgets efficiently, becoming a model for small schools looking for ways to survive the slumping economy. more pdf

Using the cloud to deliver reliable IT services

With a host of new technologies, thousands of lectures and lessons uploaded to iTunes University, and a newly refurbished library that caters to the needs of today’s college students, Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., is our eCampus of the Month for January. The private, Christian liberal arts college with 1,300 undergraduate students has implemented predictive modeling and cloud-computing programs to save money and spend budgets efficiently, becoming a model for small schools looking for ways to survive the slumping economy. more