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SCICU Partners with Campus Consortium to Provide $1,000,000 Grant to its Member Colleges and Universities

SCICU Partners with Campus Consortium to Provide $1,000,000 Grant to its Member Colleges and Universities to Use the Kryptos Mobile Platform to Create their Official Mobile Apps at No Cost

June 2016: South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) and Campus Consortium have partnered to provide the Kryptos Mobile Development and Publishing Platform to the SCICU-member colleges and universities to create their official mobile apps at no cost. The grant covers up to $50,000 per college in mobile app licensing, development, and maintenance costs.

Eddie Shannon, Executive Vice President at SCICU, states “In 2015, the majority of online inquiries and transactions came from mobile telephones. Potential students, students, faculty, and staff increasingly depend on their mobile devices for internet access. The grant from Campus Consortium provides our member colleges with a wonderful opportunity to serve their students, faculty, and staff better. We are very happy to be partnering with Campus Consortium and appreciate their providing this free service to our member colleges.” Six SCICU institutions have already applied for the grant and are in various stages of implementation and several other member colleges are reviewing the application requirements.

Below is the list of apps and features provided as a part of the Grant Award:

  • Campus News
  • Campus Events
  • Parking
  • Campus Directory
  • Emergency Numbers
  • Social Media
  • Dinning
  • Athletics
  • Campus Maps
  • My Assignments (LMS)
  • My Grades (SIS)

App Maker

  • Gives you the freedom to make your own apps in the format you want:
    • Template-based app creation for Apps
    • Third Party App Launcher
    • You can create and customize your own apps by writing web services and fetch data from any database
  • Manage/Edit your existing Apps
  • Gives you the flexibility to test/pilot your apps before publishing:
    • Three Step Testing
  • App Exchange: Share and access Apps with other institutions

 

About South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

SCICU is a 501(c)(3) association of 20 SC independent colleges that promotes independent higher education through fundraising, scholarships, research, and collaborative activities among the member colleges.

About Campus Consortium

Campus Consortium is a leading education association with over 2,000 higher education institutions and K-12 school district members including Florida State University, Louisiana State University, University of Texas at Austin, University System of Georgia and the Independent Colleges of Indiana. Campus Consortium focuses on helping its members improve enrollment, retention, and IT services by providing lessons learned iSeminars, conferences, consulting services, and a generous grant program on areas such as cloud hosting, enterprise portal, web content management, single sign-on & identity management, mobile apps, and service desk. For more information, please visit www.campusconsortium.org and follow us on Twitter @CConsortiumOrg.

About Kryptos Mobile

Kryptos Mobile is a cloud-based, self-service mobile application development and publishing platform that helps schools, colleges and universities to create their official mobile app without writing software code. Over 150 universities around the world including Shenandoah University, The Sage Colleges, Jones County Junior College, University of Newcastle use Kryptos Mobile platform to create their mobile app for delivering critical information such as grades, courses, holds, account summary, academic transcripts etc. to students on their smart phones and keep them engaged

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