Offering Mobile Accessibility To Students & Faculty: College of Saint Mary Awarded $252,465 Campus Consortium Grant To Implement Mobile App

Chicago, May 23, 2018: Campus Consortium, the largest global education association of schools, colleges and universities, awards College of Saint Mary a $252,465 Grant to implement a Mobile Campus App for students and faculty. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, the College is dedicated to academic excellence and service-learning opportunities that empower women by calling forth potential and fostering leadership.

Pleased to receive the grant, David Ferber, Director of Safety and Security at College of Saint Mary, shared what drove the institution to apply for the grant, “Students are accustomed to having easy access to their learning materials and academic information via their mobile device.  The Campus Consortium Mobile Campus Grant made it possible for us to deliver this to our students. The grant’s rich features makes our resources more convenient and accessible to our campus members, and will also will help us build a closer, and stronger learning community.”

The Campus Consortium Grant will enable College of Saint Mary to build their official mobile app through the technology provider Unifyed. The mobile app will consist of 14 basic applets like Campus News, Emergency Numbers, Campus Events, Social Media, Maps etc. In addition, it will also feature Unifyed Applets for LMS, Academics and Unifyed Connect.

“This mobile app solution is bound to increase the digital capacity at CSM. We hope the College accomplishes a significant increase in user engagement ensuring higher learning and teaching benefits from the personalized applets exclusive to the institution. We believe this will be an opportunity for College of Saint Mary to grow and thrive. We wish them all the luck,” states Anjli Jain, Chairman of the Campus Consortium.

To learn about and apply for a Campus Consortium Grant, please visit campusconsortium.org/grant-programs.

About Campus Consortium

Campus Consortium is a leading education association with more than 37,000 higher education institutions and K-12 school district members. The Campus Consortium’s 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. For more information, please visit Campus Consortium or contact Marketing Desk.

About College of Saint Mary

College of Saint Mary is a thriving Catholic women’s university located in Omaha, Nebraska. Enrollment totaled 1,140 students in fall of 2017, propelled by one of the largest incoming classes in the institution’s 94-year history
With more than 35 academic programs, College of Saint Mary offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in high-demand majors such as occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, nursing,biology, business, education and legal studies. The student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1. For more information, please visit  http://www.csm.edu/.

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