Tag Archives: Higher Education

Card System Technologies and the Student Experience at Community and Technical Colleges

With each passing year community and technical colleges are focusing more on student "stickiness", and how the out-of-classroom experience can positively impact student success. Join three of your peers for a discussion around how they have used card and access technology on their campuses; and how these efforts have resulted in an elevated student experience.

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CBORD by the Numbers: Commerce

Data is compelling, and as they say, it doesn't lie. When it comes to driving transactions through their card systems, college campuses that have big-time engagement by their students end up on top.

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An Access Journey Part II: Kenyon College

In a campus environment, safety means many things. From safety officers to security cameras, from late night shuttles to mental health services, safety for students is top of mind for many, bringing a passionate involvement and commentary from students, faculty, alumni, and parents. Creating the right level of security requires a fine balance; your plan

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Connect Menu Boards to Your FSS Data for Easy Accurate Updates

Menu boards are a must-have for many dining areas, allowing for promotion of specials, spotlighting healthy options, and providing nutrition information. Join Product Manager Ben Horan as he reviews new functionality that allows you to integrate information from Foodservice Suite® (FSS) for display on menu boards. Presented by Ben Horan, Product Manager, CBORD Originally Presented:

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CBORD by the Numbers: Allergies

Millions of Americans have food allergies and college students are among them. As your students leave the comfort and safety of their own home and head to your campus, it's important that you offer them that same safety at school—and that includes their food. While food allergies have no known cure, one precaution you can

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An Access Journey Part I: Northern Virginia Community College

In a campus environment, safety means many things. From safety officers to security cameras, from late night shuttles to mental health services, safety for students is top of mind for many, bringing a passionate involvement and commentary from students, faculty, alumni, and parents. Creating the right level of security requires a fine balance; your plan

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Go Big. Go Bold. A Tale of Choices at University of Rhode Island

How do you scale your dining program without raising the prices of meals plans? Three years ago, Steve Mello pondered the question at the University of Rhode Island, devised an inspired plan, and has been growing ever since. Quite simply, Mello decided to offer more meal plan options, at more locations, in more interactive ways.

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CBORD Explains: Why Adding Off-Campus Merchants Increases Spending On-Campus

It's a common concern, and it is usually voiced along these lines: If we add additional locations where our students can spend their discretionary accounts/meal plans, we will see less spending on-campus. Time and again we've heard this, but what we've actually seen is the opposite. Every time. To explain this, we often refer to

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CBORD by the Numbers: Managed Services

Meet our Managed Services team. They are an elite squad of CBORD experts—think of them as our Navy Seals. They handle everything from Remote Database Administration to personalized consulting. Here's a little bit of what they have been up to this year. Want to meet the Managed Services team and find out what they can

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Q&A: Featuring Miami University

We asked Jeanne Via, Manager of Campus Card Services at Miami University, about her campus' highly successful vending reader program. How many Value Plus Vending Readers does Miami U. currently have on campus? We have approximately 220 vending readers on campus. How did you plan for the implementation during the transition from your previous provider?

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