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Waiting for the IT Budget Recovery? What Schools Can Consider Now

Mar 21, 2017

By Megan Rosati, Director of Business Development

I was intrigued by an October 2016 blog post in Inside Higher Ed titled “Still Waiting for Recovery.” It reports on a Campus Computing survey which finds that nearly a decade after the financial crisis began, many college and university IT officers note their budgets still haven’t recovered.

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Millennials and Social Media: How to (Actually) Stay Relevant

Feb 17, 2017

By Sophie White, Content Coordinator, Apogee Campus Life Channel

The 2017 undergraduate lives and breathes social media. Walking around campus, studying in the library, eating in the dining hall, checking out the A cappella show, and (gasp!) even in class, students are checking Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Six Proven Ways to Stay Ahead of Higher-Ed Learning and Living

Jan 17, 2017

By Cortney Overstreet, Director of Business Development

During the past decade, sweeping technological innovations and student demands began rapidly outpacing traditional educational methods. The impacts of these changes have continued to expand and academic and residential networks across college campuses have felt the pressure rise.

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Tailoring the Education Experience to Today’s Digital Natives

Oct 27, 2016

By Laurie Panu, Director of Business Development

Internet is Not an Amenity, it is an Expectation – K-12 students are digital natives from their toddler years. Access to technology is all they’ve known.

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Welcome Class of 2020!

Sep 08, 2016

By Sophie White, Content Coordinator, Apogee Campus Life Channel

“Welcome Class of 2020!” screams every Tweet, school-sponsored YouTube video, Instagram photo, event flyer, and chalk message on campus during move-in weekend. Parents are fighting back tears as children leave the nest; smiling, peppy RAs and orientation leaders are trying to lure students in for icebreaker games; the dining hall staff is introducing the six different types of pizza they offer daily – and as a new student trying to act cool in the midst of crushing uncertainty and a sense that you’re leaving everything you know behind, how do you make sense of it all?

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Are Schools in the Northeast Prepared for the New Normal?

Aug 03, 2016

By Lucas Seelig, Director of Business Development, Northeast

The 2020s are beckoning, and a new normal is taking shape in the fiercely-competitive Northeastern higher education landscape. According to the report “Knocking at the College Door,” the states of Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont could see 65,000 fewer students coming through the educational pipeline and moving into higher education by 2028.

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Wireless is Like Water

May 24, 2016

By Gerad Johnson, Director of Business Development, Mid-Atlantic

Wireless is like water, you’ve got to have it. Seamless connectivity is now an institutional imperative that cuts across all facets of living, teaching and learning. It’s a business decision that’s key to giving your school a competitive advantage.

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ResNet Replay – An Insider’s Look at the Decades that Defined the ResNet

Apr 07, 2016

By Wendi Lisso, Regional Vice President of Sales

This year, I will be celebrating 10 years at Apogee, and have been privileged to experience the ups, downs and innovations of the digital decades of the ’90s and 2000s. During this time, trends, tools and student demands have skyrocketed at the speed of the Internet.

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