2015 AIKCU Technology Awards announced

The 2015 AIKCU Technology Awards were handed out at the most recent meeting of the AIKCU IT Directors. The awards recognize innovative and successful new campus initiatives in the areas of campus applications, student online services, technology infrastructure projects, and most innovative use of technology for instructional purposes.

Best New Campus Application

Winner(s): 

Bellarmine University – Embrace or Replace Process

Centre College – “Electronic Student Records Pipeline” Project

Other nominees:

Centre College – Implementing Ensemble for Video On Demand Needs

University of Pikeville – UPIKE Multi-Function Device Project featuring Mobile and Follow You Printing

University of Pikeville – Phone/Fax System Overhaul

University of the Cumberlands – Institutional File Collaboration and Storage System

Best Student Online Service

Winner:

Transylvania University – Implementation of Ellucian’s Student Planning Software

Other Nominees:

Bellarmine University – Drive

Bellarmine University – One Login

Bellarmine University – Worldcat Library Catalog Conversion

Lindsey Wilson College – Lindsey Wilson Writing Center – Online Student Services

University of Pikeville – Online Job Applications for Work Study Positions

University of Pikeville – Online Undergraduate, International, and Dual Credit Application

University of Pikeville – One of Life’s Necessities Upgraded – New Laundry Service

University of the Cumberlands – Constant Contact CRM

Most Successful Infrastructure Project

Winner(s):

Campbellsville University – Implemented VOIP Phone System with Jive Communications

Kentucky Wesleyan College – Server and Storage Infrastructure Upgrade

Other Nominees:

Bellarmine University – Server , Storage, and Data Center Overhaul

Bellarmine University – Wireless Network Design

Transylvania University – Aruba Wireless Renovation and Expansion

University of Pikeville – Data Closet Overhaul

University of the Cumberlands – Multi-Campus WAN Network Project

Most Innovative Use of Technology for Instructional Purposes

Winner:

University of the Cumberlands – Virtual Security Cloud Lab

Other Nominees:

Bellarmine University – One Button Studio

Bellarmine University – PoodLL for Public Speaking Courses

Centre College – Creating an Engaged Learning Environment

Kentucky Wesleyan College Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning