Trumbull, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 19, 2015
University Business magazine and Higher One, Inc. are honoring 17 colleges and universities in the Winter 2015 round of the “Models of Excellence” program. Sponsored by Higher One, a leading provider of financial services to college and university campuses across the U.S., the Models of Excellence program recognizes innovative approaches to encouraging and nurturing student success on campus. It was launched in spring 2015.
“The Winter 2015 Models of Excellence honorees demonstrate how to improve the college business model by putting their students’ needs first,” says JD Solomon, editorial director of University Business. “We’re pleased to celebrate their achievements.”
The Winter 2015 honorees are: Endicott College (Beverly, Mass.), Florida State University (Tallahassee, Fla.); State Fair Community College (Sedalia, Mo.); Miami Dade College (Miami, Fla.); University of San Diego (San Diego, Calif.); Southeast Technical Institute (Sioux Falls, S.D.); Governors State University (University Park, Ill.); UNC Charlotte (Charlotte, N.C.); Kent State University (Kent, Ohio); Georgian Court University (Lakewood, N.J.); Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, Ariz.); NorthWest Arkansas Community College (Bentonville, Ark.); St. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg, Fla.); Syracuse University (Syracuse, N.Y.); University of Massachusetts Lowell (Lowell, Mass.); University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minneapolis, Minn.); and Excelsior College (Albany N.Y.).
For full descriptions of the Winter 2015 honorees’ efforts, or for colleges interesting in applying to be recognized as a Model of Excellence, visit http://www.universitybusiness.com/mox.
“The Winter 2015 Models of Excellence honorees found exemplary strategies to help their students succeed,” says Andrew Crawford, senior vice president of campus services & operations at Higher One. “We are proud to recognize their efforts alongside University Business.”
About University Business
University Business is the leading publication for senior managers at colleges and universities throughout the United States, reaching 80,000 leaders who manage offices such as enrollment, technology, business, finance, facilities and academic affairs. Website: http://www.universitybusiness.com.
About Higher One
Higher One (NYSE: ONE) partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. We provide a broad array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance institutional effectiveness. For students, they offer financial literacy programs and convenient, flexible and affordable transaction options to help them manage their finances. Higher One’s products and services support more than 1,900 schools and 13 million enrolled students. More information about Higher One can be found at http://www.higherone.com.