Seven Generations Education Institute to Modernize Technology Operations with Ellucian Colleague SaaS
Cloud Technologies Will Improve Experience for Students, Faculty and Staff
July 20, 2021— FORT FRANCES, Ontario and RESTON, Va. —Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider, today announced that Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) has selected Ellucian Colleague SaaS to modernize its technology operations. A new Ellucian customer, SGEI joins more than 1,100 institutions worldwide that are in the cloud with Ellucian.
An Indigenous-led educational organization serving the Treaty Three area and beyond, Seven Generations Education Institute selected Ellucian Colleague SaaS to upgrade and integrate its technology systems. The comprehensive and cloud-based ERP will streamline processes, empower faculty and staff with greater access to data, and support student success with a better user experience. In addition, SGEI has selected Ellucian Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP) to streamline integrations and reduce maintenance between the learning management system (LMS) and other applications.
“SGEI’s strategic transition to Ellucian Colleague’s SaaS environment is driven by our growing needs as an Indigenous Institute dedicated to community-based Anishinaabe education. This partnership will support prospective students from admissions to engagement to graduation,” said Angela Mainville, Director of Post-Secondary Education, Seven Generations Education Institute. “Ellucian Colleague will help SGEI break barriers for new and existing students, support our admissions and program delivery teams, allow for more time to be dedicated to student supports, and enable us to deliver Anishinaabe language and customs to our communities.”
“We are committed to supporting the mission of all indigenous institutions and look forward to partnering in service of Seven Generation’s philosophy to blend culture, tradition, information and technology,” said Laura Ipsen, President and CEO, Ellucian. “Part of Ellucian’s open, SaaS-platform, Colleague and ILP will support SGEI as they evolve their technology ecosystem and empower students to succeed in the modern world. In addition to improving collaboration and simplifying processes, the platform will deliver robust capabilities including integrated reporting, which is essential for meeting regulatory requirements in the region.”
For more information on Ellucian Colleague, visit: https://www.ellucian.com/solutions/ellucian-colleague.
About Seven Generations Education Institute
Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) is an Indigenous-led educational organization that provides secondary, post-secondary, training for employment, driver’s training and other programming to all Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the Treaty #3 area and beyond. With campuses in Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout and Kenora and secondary education classrooms in more than 20 communities in Northwestern Ontario, SGEI aims to provide culturally enriched community-based and student-centered learning opportunities for everyone. For more information, visit 7generations.org.