PESC Recognizes XAP’s Electronic Transcript System for Third Time in Two Years

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PESC recognizes XAP’s Electronic Transcript System for third time in two years. As of today’s Earth Day, XAP has processed over five million electronic transcripts to date, more than any other entity, which has contributed to over 50,000 lbs. of paper saved and significant fuel savings.

XAP Corporation’s client, College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), has been awarded the 11th annual Best Practice Award for its High School Electronic Transcript Exchange from the Postsecondary Educations Standards Council (PESC). XAP created systems for California Statewide Electronic Exchange and the University System of Georgia Board of Regents (working in collaboration with the Georgia Student Finance Commission), which both won Best Practice Awards from PESC in 2009.

“This recognition for our client’s implementation of technology is very gratifying,” said XAP’s CEO J. Michael Thompson. “Being recognized as a best practice in the industry shows that the work our XAP team members do is making a fundamental, standards-based difference. More importantly, each of these XAP systems is proven in the marketplace, and is an example of a real-world solution that can be put into place anywhere in the United States today.”

“Electronic transcript systems continue to increase in importance as the country moves toward a more efficient movement of student data,” added Thompson. “We see our electronic transcript solution as the backbone of electronic data delivery whether as a student transcript system or for the burgeoning field of longitudinal data systems.”

As of today’s Earth Day, XAP has processed over five million electronic transcripts to date, more than any other entity, which has contributed to over 50,000 lbs. of paper saved and significant fuel savings.

About XAP Corporation
XAP Corporation is the industry leader in college access and career success products. The company has developed and hosts 25 statewide and regional college access and career portals, works with nearly 1,000 college and university application clients, and more than 25,000 schools and agencies across North America in helping students reach the educational and career goals. XAP products are accessible to over 50% of the U.S. population through statewide and regional college access portals, school and district sites, and state and federal workforce centers. For more information please visit http://corp.xap.com.

About PESC
Established in 1997 at the National Center for Higher Education and located in Washington, D.C., the Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3), community-based, umbrella association of colleges and universities; college and university systems; professional and commercial organizations; data, software and service providers; non-profit organizations and associations; and state and federal government agencies. Through open and transparent community participation, PESC enables cost-effective connectivity between data systems to accelerate performance and service, to simplify data access and research, and to improve data quality along the higher education lifecycle. PESC envisions national and international interoperability, that is a trustworthy, inter-connected environment built by and between communities of interest in which data flows seamlessly from one system to another and throughout the entire eco-system when and where needed without compatibility barriers but in a safe, secure, reliable, and efficient manner. For more information, please visit http://www.PESC.org.

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