Campus Consortium awards $180,000 grant to Rose State College to implement Single Sign-On, Password Manager with MFA, and Adaptive Authentication solutions on campus

Chicago, July 11, 2019: Campus Consortium, a leading non-profit education association with a mission to help institutions across the globe to reduce the time, effort, and cost associated with implementing enterprise IT services, announces a $180,000 grant award to Rose State College. This grant will enable the institution to implement the Single Sign-On, Password Manager with MFA, and Adaptive Authentication solutions to assist students with the tedious task of remembering numerous logins & passwords and allow the students to login in effortlessly and safely.

“Our lean staffing levels within the Information Technology Services precludes our ability to provide more than ten hours of daily customer service support for account management, provisioning, and password assistance for our students, faculty, and staff. Given, today’s account security challenges, the ability to provide users with multifactor authentication is a must. Implementation of Single Sign-On, Password Manager with MFA, and Adaptive Authentication solutions would enable us that essential functionality to key systems for our users,” said John Primo, Vice President, Information Technology at Rose State College.

The implementation of Single Sign-On, Password Manager with MFA, and Adaptive Authentication solutions with the support of the Campus Consortium Grants will act as a respite for students. The grant will offset the licensing, hosting, professional services, and support costs associated with the implementation of these solutions.

“Campus Consortium is pleased to award these grants to Rose State College. Implementation of these solutions will make student and faculty experience better, along with tightening security parameters. These solutions will also provide students a relief from having to remember numerous logins and passwords as they navigate their campus experience”, said John Wannemacher, Executive Director of Campus Consortium.

To learn more about Campus Consortium and apply for open Campus Consortium Technology Grants, please visit campusconsortium.org/grant-programs

About Rose State College

The school offered its first classes on September 21, 1970. Initially called Mid-Del Junior College, it was renamed Oscar Rose Junior College in memory of the Midwest City-Del City Superintendent of Schools. In April 1983, the name was officially changed to Rose State College. Today, Rose State welcomes more than 13,000 students each year and is dedicated to helping every student succeed. The Rose State College campus is comprised of 25 buildings spread out over 120 acres. For more information, please visit: https://www.rose.edu/

About Campus Consortium

Founded in 2003, Campus Consortium is a leading non-profit education association with thousands of higher education institutions and K-12 school district members. The Campus Consortium mission is to help members reduce the time, cost, and effort associated with implementing enterprise IT services by leveraging shared IT services, lessons learned, and best practices so that each member can avoid reinventing the wheel when adopting new education technologies. For more information, please visit CampusConsortium.org or write to our communication expert, Lilly Berkley at Lilly.berkley@campusconsortium.org.

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