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Gearing up for EDUCAUSE 2016

Gearing up for EDUCAUSE 2016

There’s never been a better time to attend EDUCAUSE! Who wouldn’t want to hear education revolutionaries and TED Talk alumnae, Sugata Mitra and Susan Cain speak, along with the best thinkers in Higher Education IT? EDUCAUSE is higher education’s premiere technology event, and this year thousands of university leaders, industry experts, and…

Cisco Chat Recap: Digital Campus

Cisco Chat Recap: Digital Campus

Last week, we hosted a Twitter chat that discussed all things digital campus, including trends in higher education, how to make campuses safer and more productive, as well as some highly successful education customer stories. Industry experts Navneet Johal (Research Analyst of Education Technology for Ovum), Matthew Gibbs (Solutions Architect for U.S. Public Sector…

High School Student Stays Connected to Campus During Cancer Treatment

High School Student Stays Connected to Campus During Cancer Treatment

When Callie was ten years old, she was diagnosed with leukemia. Then, after two years of chemotherapy and three years of remission, Callie relapsed when she was fifteen. To help Callie beat cancer, a bone marrow transplant was needed. However, due to the risk of exposure to germs post-transplant, Callie…

How Digital Collaboration Technology is Transforming Education

How Digital Collaboration Technology is Transforming Education

Contemporary education systems face a range of challenges, including delivering on their equity commitments and ensuring that all students regardless of location or socio-economic status have access to a high quality education.  While governments have invested in a range of proactive initiatives to mitigate the effects of isolation for remote…

Powering the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University

Powering the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University

In this exciting election year, we at Cisco are very proud to have supported the first Presidential Debate held on September 26th at Hofstra University. Although Hofstra has hosted past Presidential debates in 2008 and 2012, this year they had less than nine weeks to design and deliver a secure…