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Innovative campus card leaders around the country are adding functionality to their programs. In this issue we examine some of these new initiatives.
In North Carolina two schools are working to push the utilization of independent card databases in shared environments. At Clemson, a renewed off-campus program has been widely praised by students and merchants. And at Penn State, a new GreekID is in development.
And get ready to spend several days in sunny Orlando learning about a host of campus card additions at the annual NACCU conference. Read all about it in this issue.
The annual National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) conference kicks off March 12-16 in Orlando. Each year, the event provides the most comprehensive campus card education available. This year a series of special opportunities for learning and entertainment are available thanks to the Disney locale.
A significant campus card achievement occurred when Duke University and Elon University demonstrated the use of both campuses’ ID cards in a shared reader environment. At a Duke basketball game, both Duke and Elon students were granted access and made payments using their respective campus cards.
Are you more likely to fall victim to identity theft at the hands of a family member or an online hacker? Is it more likely to happen on the internet or in your office? New research resulted in some surprising findings related to identity theft in American and campus card offices can benefit from this new information.
The off-campus card payment offering from Blackboard has experienced significant uptake among client institutions in recent months. In this article, contributing editor Andy Williams talks with administrators from Clemson University about their successful off-campus migration.
Wondering what your campus card office might get involved with next? How about joining a fraternity or sorority? At Penn State a new card called the GreekID is in the works to help better control attendance at activities and events – and the campus card office is helping with the new program.