News, Trends, and Solutions for Higher Education

Welcome to the Winter 2010 edition of the Cisco Newsletter for Higher Education.

In this issue, you will learn how collaboration technology is improving administrative and academic performance, and helping educational institutions save money and energy. Subscribe Now >>

  The New Collaboration Experience: Welcome to the Human NetworkThe New Collaboration Experience:
Welcome to the Human Network

Over the last decade, colleges and universities have been automating processes such as course registration and fee payment, to increase administrative efficiency. The next frontier is
improving collaboration on campus, within a department, between
departments, with colleagues at other global universities, and between
students and faculty.

Webcast: Web Collaboration and e-Learning Best Practice

Thursday, January 21 at 11 a.m. PT
Join experts from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to learn how MNSCU is using web collaboration and e-Learning tools to:

  • Enable flexible access to education
  • Reduce their carbon footprint
  • Facilitate staff training
  • Provide efficient technical support
  • Streamline state-wide operations

Register today to reserve your spot in this informative, interactive webcast.


Case Study: Technical College Boosts Student and Faculty Collaboration

To achieve a 21st century standard of learning, Madison Area Technical College realized that it needed to provide a variety of advanced communications services to its students and enhance its popular distance learning program. Read more >>

  Going Green Pays: Energy Savings Fund Learning and Research

“Going green” is good for the environment, and also for higher education budgets. In fact, solutions that reduce energy consumption often pay for themselves in less than one year. Read more >>

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