Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Blackboard Inc. Announces Reseller Agreement with MICROS Systems, Inc.

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Companies to Deliver Integrated Offering to Benefit Higher Education Clients

Washington, DC — June 11, 2003 — Blackboard Inc., a leading enterprise software company for e-Education, has signed a value added reseller agreement with MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, to resell MICROS Point-of-Sale (POS) systems into the U.S. higher education market. 

With Eltron On-site Printer, St. John Fisher College Cuts Badge Preparation to Less than a Minute

Monday, June 9, 2003

All on Rochester (NY) campus use badges - access to residence halls, computer rooms, meals, library and even the Buffalo Bills!

St. John Fisher College is the idyllic liberal arts college, with 18 

Smart Card Alliance July Conference in D.C. to Focus On Cybersecurity, Physical Access Security and ID Credentialing

Thursday, June 5, 2003

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ – The Smart Card Alliancewill host “Smart Cards in Government 2003” from July 15th to the 17th at the 

Syracuse University wins twice: The NCAA Men’s basketball championship and a new Odyssey PCS Campus-Wide card system from CBORD!

Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Ithaca, New York—The CBORD Group, Inc., the leading provider of campus card systems announces their newest client, Syracuse University. Syracuse University has signed a contract to begin installation of their new campus-wide card system, Odyssey PCS (Privilege Control System), beginning in Summer 2003. Syracuse joins almost 600 CBORD cashless system customers across North America, such as Brown University, Yale University, Kansas State University, University of New Mexico, and The University of Western Ontario.

 

Campus card technology changes rapidly, but the card marketing remains stagnant

Sunday, June 1, 2003

There we were, 10 years ago on-site at a New York community college campus, on a tour of their ID card office. The college was preparing to deploy the latest in card production, a dye-sublimation printer and digital-image capture system. But that day we were treated to a demonstration of the school’s existing card production system. 

Making significant impacts on your card program with a comprehensive marketing approach

Sunday, June 1, 2003

People, even those in marketing roles, often confuse marketing with advertising. When someone says we need to market our card program, they think we need to advertise our program to cardholders. But advertising is only one small part of marketing, and in fact, some would argue the final and least important stage. Let’s go back to Marketing 101 for a brief review. 

What to consider when placing a card order: A checklist of items you will need to supply

Sunday, June 1, 2003

On most campuses summer is a good time to regroup and get ready for the orientation sessions and the start of another academic year. In the card office, it is also the time to check the plastic card reserves and get ready to order stock for next year. Ordering plastic card stock is not as easy as one might think. As you will see in the following checklist, there are many variables to consider. If you have an understanding for your program’s specific needs related to each of these characteristics, you will be well equipped to evaluate card suppliers and place your card orders.