In the past nine months, 12 more schools, including community colleges, have chosen campus card provider Blackboard to help them manage their on-campus commerce and security needs. Most have opted for the company’s full Commerce Suite that includes building access, video surveillance, cashless payments on- and off-campus, laundry services and parking.
WASHINGTON–Blackboard Inc., a provider of enterprise technology to the education industry, announced that in the last nine months, several U.S. colleges and universities have selected Blackboard® as their campus commerce and security management solution.
The institutions include:
– Berea College
– Hamilton College
– California State University
– Minneapolis Community & Channel Islands Technical College
– Catawba College
– University of Findlay
– College of the Redwoods
– Utah State University
– Eastern New Mexico University-
– Washington & Jefferson Roswell College
– Georgia Gwinnett College
– Waynesburg University
Many colleges and universities use the complete Blackboard Commerce Suite for a wide range of campus service needs including providing students and faculty with secure access to buildings and residence halls, video surveillance, cashless payment on- and off-campus, access to laundry services, parking and copy services, as well as self-service online account management.
“As a dynamic urban two-year college, our students, faculty, and staff have come to expect services that anticipate and deliver to meet the rapidly changing needs of our community,” said Gary Westerland, director of Auxiliary Services at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. “The Blackboard solution provides our institution with tools to meet these expectations and options for growth as these needs evolve. Our partnership with Blackboard positions us well to serve our population well into the future.”
“Colleges and universities are motivated to provide a wide range of cutting edge campus services,” said Russ Carlson, president of Blackboard Commerce. “We are pleased to work with schools to ensure secure campus facilities and establish an on- and off-campus payment processing infrastructure so that they can better serve their campus constituents.”
For more information about Blackboard Commerce, visit www.blackboard.com/commerce.