Success Stories

Abilene Christian University

After using the Banner® by Ellucian administrative system for 11 years, Abilene Christian University enlisted Ellucian Application Management Services for help optimizing the application. Ellucian’s AMS technicians now administer all software patches and upgrades in addition to constantly monitoring the databases, resulting in significant efficiencies and greater flexibility to allocate internal resources.

Alma College

Colleague by Ellucian has given Alma College a system that seamlessly shares information among all its business offices so that staff can work more efficiently and focus on the needs of students.

Arizona State University Foundation

With the help of Ellucian Advance, the foundation is increasing the effectiveness of its outreach while fostering more accountability among staff and enabling greater transparency.

Carlow University

Carlow University was on a tight time line not only to design a unique master’s program that excelled in content and delivery, but also to create a professional look and consistency across online courses. Ellucian Academic Services helped design the online courses—on time and with a consistent design and format—and assisted faculty in developing effective online delivery.

Carlow University & Pepperdine University

Carlow and Pepperdine universities wanted to not only expand their degree offerings, but also make courses available outside the traditional classroom. Given the complexity in designing and implementing successful hybrid and online programs, both universities enlisted Ellucian Academic & Educational Technologies Services for assistance.  

Chaminade University

Colleague by Ellucian is providing Chaminade University with an enterprise-wide administrative solution with a modern web-based user interface and off-the-shelf financial aid integration —improving student satisfaction and increasing efficiency.

Colorado Community College System

CCCS serves more than 162,000 students annually. Yet all the administrative processes required by faculty, staff, and students at the 13 colleges and at the system office are being met by one single Banner by Ellucian database. The shared database model is called multi-entity processing (MEP) and provides huge operational savings and more effective data analysis.

Contra Costa Community College District

The biggest hurdle for CCCCD to migrating from the UniData platform to Microsoft SQL Server was getting started. But once they made the decision to move ahead, the migration path was fairly straightforward. Now that they are on SQL, they have a much better and more current platform that lets them take advantage of new technologies.

Elon University

Functional users at Elon University have access to more current data with less effort from IT as a result of migrating Colleague by Ellucian from the UniData platform to Microsoft SQL Server.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

This independent university serves students in practically every time zone, making 24/7 help desk support an imperative.

German University of Technology

To achieve its ambitious growth plans, the German University of Technology (GUtech) in Oman needed to make internal process more efficient in keeping up with growing enrollment and providing students with quality support services. The institution implemented PowerCampus™ by Ellucian to automate core processes, improve interactions for constituents across the campus community, and deliver the learning experience necessary to produce qualified graduates.

Hilbert College

Standardized definitions of terms, a single authoritative data source, and robust reporting tools to aggregate and interpret data are helping Hilbert College measure and understand its institutional performance campuswide. The college is leveraging the PowerCampus™ Enterprise Reporting and PowerCampus™ Analytics solutions to transform its institutional data housed within its PowerCampus™ by Ellucian administrative into the information that campus leaders need to make more informed decisions.

John Marshall Law School

Colleague by Ellucian is delivering great value and peace of mind, and creating much less stress than the previous system at the John Marshall Law School.

Lenoir-Rhyne University

In 2008, Lenoir-Rhyne University lacked the necessary IT staff and resources to implement a new administrative system and meet the operational needs of the institution. Further, the campus community was in need of more effective 24/7 help desk support. That fall, Ellucian provided the university with an experienced CIO, remote network and administrative support, and 24/7 help desk services. This agreement was later expanded to include full Ellucian Technology Managed Services, whereby all IT staff became Ellucian employees.

Marietta College

Marietta College is reducing software and support costs and increasing faculty adoption of its LMS since it implemented the Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform.

Middlesex University

Fees for education are increasing in the United Kingdom, and so are student expectations. The Ellucian Luminis Platform is improving the user experience for students.

Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Its rural locations and geographically-dispersed campuses often made staff at Minnesota West focus more on their individual campuses rather than the college as a whole. Ellucian is helping the college regain its institution focus and identify more streamlined operations.

Muskegon Community College

An outdated ERP system at Muskegon Community College could not keep up with demands for processing and retrieving information. More specific data was needed to make informed decisions affecting student success and completion, and a lack of self-service applications and user support increased the administrative burden on students. In addition to migrating its administrative system to Colleague® by Ellucian, the college enlisted Ellucian to manage its IT.

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

The institute defined its ‘”ideal solution” as one that would integrate with the Colleague by Ellucian administrative suite and provide easy, single sign-on access to email, Web forms, team sites, and the open source Moodle course management system. The answer was the Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform.

North Iowa Area Community College

On-site Ellucian staff are helping NIACC with rapid implementation of new applications that support students and improve operational efficiencies.

North Shore Community College

Enrollment - and user expectations for more speed, more applications, and more access – continues to grow at North Shore Community College. Fortunately, Banner® by Ellucian™ continues to evolve to meet growing user demands. 

Oklahoma Christian University

Since implementing Ellucian Recruiter™ student recruitment software, Oklahoma Christian University has been segmenting its prospect pool more narrowly and sending increased and more personalized communications without increasing the staff workloads. Ellucian Recruiter gives staff the tools to segment by geography, academic program, desirability, probability, start term, and more.

Olivet Nazarene University

Prior to implementing Ellucian Recruiter, the university manually entered its 2,700 annual applications. Now, 90 percent of its applications are submitted and received online and flow directly into Ellucian Recruiter.

Pacific University Oregon

With the help of Ellucian Recruiter, Pacific University Oregon increased its number of applications by 25 percent and admits by 24 percent. 

Pepperdine University

To meet the needs of graduate students and students of satellite locations around the world, Pepperdine University needed to expand help desk support availability from business hours-only to around the clock. The university contracted for Ellucian Flexible Support Services—which is branded as a university offering—and now students get the support they need, when they need it.   

Prairie View A&M University

The availability of current computing technology is essential to educational success. In the past two years, Ellucian has helped Prairie View make significant strides in its technology environment.

Prince George's Community College

Prince George’s Community College is leveraging Ektron Web Content Management—Ellucian Edition to easily maintain its web content quality, consistency, and timeliness across thousands of pages on its public-facing institutional website. And that, in turn, is helping the college manage its brand and present a positive and cohesive view to prospects, students, and others.

Smithsonian Institution, University of Virginia, George Washington University

Ellucian Application Management and Hosting is improving the availability, reliability, and performance of Ellucian Advance at these three notable institutions.

Southwest Texas Junior College

STJC has extended the benefits of Colleague by Ellucian by integrating it to the Synoptix financial reporting solution. The combination is helping the college streamline their reporting processes, and create greater organizational efficiency.

St. John's University

St John’s University has achieved significant business process improvements throughout the university and is delivering improved service to students, deans, and other internal staff since implementing document imaging and workflow.

Texas Connection Consortium

Ellucian administrative solutions enable the Texas Connection Consortium’s 41 member institutions to transfer knowledge, collaborate, and pool resources for improved cost savings, efficiency, and compliance with state reporting requirements. Ellucian helped TCC member institutions manage and collaborate, saving roughly two FTEs per institution.

Texas Southern University

Ellucian is helping Texas Southern University leverage Banner by Ellucian and other technologies to help restore the institution’s image as a viable institution with a promising future.

Transylvania University

Ellucian Recruiter™ is helping Transylvania University reach aggressive strategic enrollment goals by streamlining information flow between admissions staff, counselors, and prospective students. The web-based tools enable admissions counselors to access and sort applicant information, making it easier to communicate with prospects and track those communications.

Universidad de los Andes

Banner Advancement helped the Advancement Department at Uniandes evolve from executing basic tactics to a strategic, institutional program.

University of Bridgeport, Seton Hill University, Ocean County College

Ellucian’s skilled Grants Services staff helped these institutions secure and manage new sources of funding.

University of Colorado Foundation

Ellucian Advance™ enables the University of Colorado Foundation to quickly and easily tap real-time donor and prospect data from across multiple departments in order to make informed decisions that help achieve fundraising goals. Foundation development officers also use Ellucian Advance to create and manage proposals—a critical feature that facilitates more personalized and effective outreach. This data access helped the foundation raise record donations despite the recession.

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University was looking to cut costs and increase efficiency in accounts payable. Within four months of using PayNetExchange from Ellucian, the university cut its check processing costs in half and earned significant rebates.

Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences has been steadily transforming into a stronger research institution. Supporting its researchers requires a turnkey infrastructure for managing grants so that faculty can focus more on their research and less on administrative tasks.

Wilson College

A fully integrated administrative system is improving budgeting, reporting, and financial aid packaging at Wilson College.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Ellucian Strategy & Assessment Service helps WPI take stock of its overall technology structure and maximize its investment in Banner by Ellucian.

Yuba Community College District

YCCD can deliver more functionality to its users, and the IT department has gained access to new support tools as a result of migrating Colleague by Ellucian from the UniData platform to Microsoft SQL Server.

Ellucian Administration

Savannah College of Art and Design

By automating its travel and expense reporting, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is processing reports quicker, reducing costs, decreasing paper consumption, and delivering better service to faculty and staff. The college implemented Banner® Travel & Expense Management to help process its 25,000-plus annual travel and expense reports. Instead of passing through seven people, as was the case before implementing Ellucian solutions, travel and expense reports can now be processed in as little as 30 minutes. 

Kellogg Community College

Kellogg Community College needed a better way to identify and understand the needs of students who were struggling. Colleague® by Ellucian provides advisors and others a more complete picture of students, enabling better, more targeted intervention.

Stevenson University

Reorganization at Stevenson University revealed that departments operated in silos, that they were unaware of the impact their individual processes had elsewhere at the university, and that they could take better advantage of the functionality within Colleague® by Ellucian. Through Ellucian’s complimentary Action Planning service, a complimentary service for customers, an Elluician business advisor helped them identify business needs, goals, and objectives, as well as opportunities to better utilize Colleague.

Texas Connection Consortium

Ellucian administrative solutions enable the Texas Connection Consortium’s 41 member institutions to transfer knowledge, collaborate, and pool resources for improved cost savings, efficiency, and compliance with state reporting requirements. Ellucian helped TCC member institutions manage and collaborate, saving roughly two FTEs per institution.

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University was looking to cut costs and increase efficiency in accounts payable. Within four months of using PayNetExchange from Ellucian, the university cut its check processing costs in half and earned significant rebates.

German University of Technology

To achieve its ambitious growth plans, the German University of Technology (GUtech) in Oman needed to make internal process more efficient in keeping up with growing enrollment and providing students with quality support services. The institution implemented PowerCampus by Ellucian to automate core processes, improve interactions for constituents across the campus community, and deliver the learning experience necessary to produce qualified graduates.

Southwest Texas Junior College

STJC has extended the benefits of Colleague by Ellucian by integrating it to the Synoptix financial reporting solution. The combination is helping the college streamline their reporting processes, and create greater organizational efficiency.

University of Bridgeport, Seton Hill University, Ocean County College

Ellucian’s skilled Grants Services staff helped these institutions secure and manage new sources of funding.

St. John's University

St John’s University has achieved significant business process improvements throughout the university and is delivering improved service to students, deans, and other internal staff since implementing document imaging and workflow.

Alma College

Colleague by Ellucian has given Alma College a system that seamlessly shares information among all its business offices so that staff can work more efficiently and focus on the needs of students.

Chaminade University

Colleague by Ellucian is providing Chaminade University with an enterprise-wide administrative solution with a modern web-based user interface and off-the-shelf financial aid integration —improving student satisfaction and increasing efficiency.

John Marshall Law School

Colleague by Ellucian is delivering great value and peace of mind, and creating much less stress than the previous system at the John Marshall Law School.

Wilson College

A fully integrated administrative system is improving budgeting, reporting, and financial aid packaging at Wilson College.

Ellucian Analytics

Walsh College

Walsh College empowered departments across the institution by implementing Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics to provide easy access to reliable, consolidated, and academic information that users can use to build, customize, and modify their own reports. By enabling end users to generate their own reports, the college no longer needed to hire the full-time employee originally planned, resulting in significant cost savings.

Southern Illinois University

Ellucian data solutions allow Southern Illinois University Carbondale administrators to track changes in class registration, admissions, and other areas, enabling efficient operational reporting and better decision making about daily responsibilities. With Banner® Operational Data Store, information that impacts class registration, admissions, and more is updated daily rather than weekly. In addition, the university uses Banner Enterprise Data Warehouse to further strengthen its reporting environment with year-over-year analysis.

Hilbert College

Standardized definitions of terms, a single authoritative data source, and robust reporting tools to aggregate and interpret data are helping Hilbert College measure and understand its institutional performance campuswide. The college is leveraging the PowerCampus Enterprise Reporting and PowerCampus Analytics solutions to transform its institutional data housed within its PowerCampus by Ellucian administrative into the information that campus leaders need to make more informed decisions.

Ellucian Student Engagement and Retention

State University of New York (SUNY) Potsdam

The State University of New York (SUNY) Potsdam offers many choices and paths for students to earn their liberal arts degrees, but managing those choices has been a challenge. Ellucian Degree Works helps keep students on track for graduation by enabling students and their advisors to better negotiate the institution’s curriculum requirements.

The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama implemented Ellucian Degree Works in 2009 to replace an unsuccessful advising product and manage enrollment growth that had spiraled by 47 percent over 10 years. Within nine months of implementation, the product was live, and user adoption was fast and strong. The tool demystified advising and enabled students to build an educational planner that not only helped them achieve their goals, but also provided important data to the university to assist in curriculum and capacity planning efforts.

Muskegon Community College

An outdated ERP system at Muskegon Community College could not keep up with demands for processing and retrieving information. More specific data was needed to make informed decisions affecting student success and completion, and a lack of self-service applications and user support increased the administrative burden on students. In addition to migrating its administrative system to Colleague® by Ellucian, the college enlisted Ellucian to manage its IT.

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

The institute defined its ‘”ideal solution” as one that would integrate with the Colleague by Ellucian administrative suite and provide easy, single sign-on access to email, Web forms, team sites, and the open source Moodle course management system. The answer was the Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform.

Marietta College

Marietta College is reducing software and support costs and increasing faculty adoption of its LMS since it implemented the Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform.

Ellucian Community Engagement

The College of St. Scholastica

As The College of St. Scholastica expanded its reach into online learning, it faced challenges making users feel a part of its distinctive community, which centers on the Catholic Benedictine values of hospitality, stewardship, community, love of learning, and respect. The college implemented Ellucian Luminis® Platform as a key component of reflecting the St. Scholastica experience in the virtual world for all users. The platform helps carry out the one-college philosophy and enriches campus life and student support.

University of Colorado Foundation

Ellucian Advance enables the University of Colorado Foundation to quickly and easily tap real-time donor and prospect data from across multiple departments in order to make informed decisions that help achieve fundraising goals. Foundation development officers also use Ellucian Advance to create and manage proposals—a critical feature that facilitates more personalized and effective outreach. This data access helped the foundation raise record donations despite the recession.

Prince George's Community College

Prince George’s Community College is leveraging Ektron Web Content Management—Ellucian Edition to easily maintain its web content quality, consistency, and timeliness across thousands of pages on its public-facing institutional website. And that, in turn, is helping the college manage its brand and present a positive and cohesive view to prospects, students, and others.

Oklahoma Christian University

Since implementing Ellucian Recruiter student recruitment software, Oklahoma Christian University has been segmenting its prospect pool more narrowly and sending increased and more personalized communications without increasing the staff workloads. Ellucian Recruiter gives staff the tools to segment by geography, academic program, desirability, probability, start term, and more.

Middlesex University

Fees for education are increasing in the United Kingdom, and so are student expectations. The Ellucian Luminis Platform is improving the user experience for students.

Olivet Nazarene University

Prior to implementing Ellucian Recruiter, the university manually entered its 2,700 annual applications. Now, 90 percent of its applications are submitted and received online and flow directly into Ellucian Recruiter.

Universidad de los Andes

Banner Advancement helped the Advancement Department at Uniandes evolve from executing basic tactics to a strategic, institutional program.

Transylvania University

Ellucian Recruiter™ is helping Transylvania University reach aggressive strategic enrollment goals by streamlining information flow between admissions staff, counselors, and prospective students. The web-based tools enable admissions counselors to access and sort applicant information, making it easier to communicate with prospects and track those communications.

Pacific University Oregon

With the help of Ellucian Recruiter, Pacific University Oregon increased its number of applications by 25 percent and admits by 24 percent. 

Ellucian Services

Old Dominion University

At Old Dominion University, enrollment and faculty numbers were increasing while administrative staffing remained static and additional funding was limited. Ellucian Revitalization Services helped the university achieve measureable improvements in organizational performance, create a sustainable culture of rapid innovation, and improve service orientation and fiscal accountability. In addition, the institution has gained a stronger return on investment in its Banner® ERP.

Cuyahoga Community College

A decade of inconsistent approaches to using Banner® by Ellucian led departments at Cuyahoga Community College to pursue an integrated approach that would improve efficiencies and service. Ellucian enterprise architects helped redesign business processes to operate more efficiently and use Banner by Ellucian more effectively. Ellucian helped identify 37 business process models and nearly 300 actionable initiatives to improve performance among five business units.

Becker College

In 2010, Becker College needed to restructure technical infrastructure while also improving other areas of the institution. The college had implemented Colleague® by Ellucian in 2005 but needed help prioritizing needs and developing a plan for addressing them. Ellucian assigned a CIO to work with a Becker team to develop strategic plans that aligned the college’s technology and institutional objectives.

Florida Institute of Technology

The Florida Institute of Technology has kept pace with its significant growth and growing reputation for excellence in teaching and learning by providing students with the latest available technology. Ellucian helped the institution optimize its Banner® by Ellucian administrative system, serve a diverse student body while enhancing teaching and learning, and increase productivity by creating a paperless environment.

St. Clair County Community College

With outdated hardware, software, and IT strategy, St. Clair County Community College needed leadership to align technology with strategic institutional objectives. The college engaged Ellucian to assess its technology resources and needs and make recommendations. Based on the findings, the institution contracted with Ellucian to manage its IT and provide students with 24/7 help desk support.

Carlow University

Carlow University was on a tight time line not only to design a unique master’s program that excelled in content and delivery, but also to create a professional look and consistency across online courses. Ellucian Academic Services helped design the online courses—on time and with a consistent design and format—and assisted faculty in developing effective online delivery.

Abilene Christian University

After using the Banner® by Ellucian administrative system for 11 years, Abilene Christian University enlisted Ellucian Application Management Services for help optimizing the application. Ellucian’s AMS technicians now administer all software patches and upgrades in addition to constantly monitoring the databases, resulting in significant efficiencies and greater flexibility to allocate internal resources.

Carlow University & Pepperdine University

Carlow and Pepperdine universities wanted to not only expand their degree offerings, but also make courses available outside the traditional classroom. Given the complexity in designing and implementing successful hybrid and online programs, both universities enlisted Ellucian Academic & Educational Technologies Services for assistance.

 

Lenoir-Rhyne University

In 2008, Lenoir-Rhyne University lacked the necessary IT staff and resources to implement a new administrative system and meet the operational needs of the institution. Further, the campus community was in need of more effective 24/7 help desk support. That fall, Ellucian provided the university with an experienced CIO, remote network and administrative support, and 24/7 help desk services. This agreement was later expanded to include full Ellucian Technology Managed Services, whereby all IT staff became Ellucian employees.

Prairie View A&M University

The availability of current computing technology is essential to educational success. In the past two years, Ellucian has helped Prairie View make significant strides in its technology environment.

Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Its rural locations and geographically-dispersed campuses often made staff at Minnesota West focus more on their individual campuses rather than the college as a whole. Ellucian is helping the college regain its institution focus and identify more streamlined operations.

North Iowa Area Community College

On-site Ellucian staff are helping NIACC with rapid implementation of new applications that support students and improve operational efficiencies.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Ellucian Strategy & Assessment Service helps WPI take stock of its overall technology structure and maximize its investment in Banner by Ellucian.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

This independent university serves students in practically every time zone, making 24/7 help desk support an imperative.

Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences has been steadily transforming into a stronger research institution. Supporting its researchers requires a turnkey infrastructure for managing grants so that faculty can focus more on their research and less on administrative tasks.

Smithsonian Institution, University of Virginia, George Washington University

Ellucian Application Management and Hosting is improving the availability, reliability, and performance of Ellucian Advance at these three notable institutions.

Texas Southern University

Ellucian is helping Texas Southern University leverage Banner by Ellucian and other technologies to help restore the institution’s image as a viable institution with a promising future.