Grant Provides Cloud-based Cybersecurity & Identity and Access Management Solutions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PRURGENT
Campus Consortium, a global non-profit education association, announced today that it has awarded $275,000 in Technology Grants for cloud-based identity and access management solutions to Council of Independent Colleges. Awarded institutions include Maria College of Albany and Seton Hill University. The Grant was designed in collaboration with and supported by QuickLaunch™.
“We aim at improving institutional processes and procedures to boost our operational efficiency,” said Mary C. Finger, President of Seton Hill University. “The Grants offered us the opportunity to have an identity and access management solution that will provide students with a smooth and secure login experience while allowing technology support staff to quickly work through any potential problems on university’s systems or on student accounts. This solution will also help us automate our entire new student and staff onboarding processes, especially as we are working remotely. We received the grant on April 20, 2020, kicked off our project on June 29th and are looking at launching our new platform by August.”
“We recognize that our schools need help adapting to a new way of doing business,” said Anjli Jain, Founder and Chairman of the Campus Consortium. “Our cybersecurity grant is designed to help schools move mission critical, premise-dependent services quickly and securely to a cloud-based environment. For example, these institutions can now onboard new users virtually and securely in the cloud. The grants awarded also give students, faculty and staff one-stop access to all campus services with enhanced security features like multi-factor authentication so that their data can be protected from wherever they are studying or working.”
Apply for any or all the Grants below by August 28th:
[COVID-19] Single Sign-On and Smart Password Manager Grant
Multi-Factor Authentication Grant
Campus Intranet Portal Grant
Colleague® Hosting Grant
Student Engagement Mobile App Grant
After Hours & Weekends Virtual OneStop Student Services Support Grant
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To learn more about Campus Consortium and apply for open Campus Consortium Technology Grants, please visit?campusconsortium.org/grant-programs
About the Council of Independent Colleges
The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is an association of nonprofit independent colleges and universities that has worked since 1956 to support college and university leadership; advance institutional excellence; and enhance public understanding of private higher education’s contributions to society.
For more information, please visit https://www.cic.edu/
About the Seton Hill University
Seton Hill University is a Catholic liberal arts university in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Formerly a women’s college, it became a coeducational university in 2002 and enrolls about 2,200 students. Seton Hill divides its undergraduate programs into six schools: Business, Education & Applied Social Sciences, Humanities, Natural & Health Sciences, and Visual & Performing Arts. In addition to their major, all students take liberal arts core classes in arts, mathematics, sciences, culture, history, and writing.
For more information, please visit https://www.setonhill.edu/
About the Maria College
Maria Collage is a private college, founded in 1958 and is located on New Scotland Avenue, west of Manning Boulevard in Albany, New York. The college offers certificates as well as associate and bachelor’s degree programs in a variety of disciplines. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
For more information, please visit https://mariacollege.edu/
About the Campus Consortium
Founded in 2003, Campus Consortium is a leading non-profit education association with thousands of higher education institutions and K-12 school district members. The Campus Consortium mission is to help members reduce the time, cost, and effort associated with implementing enterprise IT services by leveraging shared IT services, lessons learned, and best practices so that each member can avoid reinventing the wheel when adopting new education technologies. To know more about Campus Consortium, please visit CampusConsortium.org or write to us at infocampusconsortium.org.