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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

City College partners with EdTech Associates to fortify student engagement, retention initiatives

October 25, 2016

City College of Fort Lauderdale announced today that they have partnered with Education Technology Associates to use their unique student-facing solution, Connected Campus, in the college’s ongoing efforts to serve the students of south and central Florida.

“It is our mission at City College to deliver an extraordinary educational experience.  To do so, we have to engage students in the most effective means possible”, said City College President Esther Fike Curry. “Connected Campus will bring a remarkable combination of engagement and advising capabilities, further enabling our mission.”

Connected Campus is a digital campus experience, combining engagement software and integrated advising services, while serving as the single student interface to the school and its resources. Cloud-hosted, it is both a desktop & mobile software-as-a-service solution and will be configured to match the characteristics of City College.  The rollout of Connected Campus has begun at the Altamonte Springs campus. 

“City College has a legacy of student success built on excellence and innovation”, said David Meek, President of EdTech Associates. “We are proud to partner with the college and have Connected Campus further facilitate that vision of student success”. 

About City College
City College is a private, non-profit college located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  The mission of City College is to educate and train students in their chosen major for employment in specific career fields.  The College awards Diplomas, Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degrees based on the student's successful completion of required coursework.  City College has five campus locations and also provides online education to meet the dynamic needs of today's college students. 

About Education Technology Associates
Education Technology Associates of Carmel, Indiana, was founded in 2015 on the principle that smart, student-facing technology can positively influence student behaviors and outcomes, resulting in higher student retention and degree completion.  Their solution, Connected Campus, is uniquely focused on the student experience, as both an engagement and retention platform that combines engagement software and integrated advising services, while acting as the single student interface to the school and its resources.  Connected Campus helps schools retain more students, thereby increasing institutional revenue and creating a skilled workforce.

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