Friday Campus Connections

Join us every Friday to see how connectedness shows up in "real-world" stories and scenarios.  We'll post 3 articles, blogs, or other resources that illustrate the power of connectedness.  Of course, we'll keep blogging away too.  We hope you'll stop back by on Monday, to see our newest post.  And don't forget to follow us on twitter (@Ice_Inst_Org).  Happy Friday!

College students are forming mental-health clubs - and they are making a difference

With services increasingly stretched at campus health centers, students have been taking action themselves through peer-run mental-health clubs and organizations. The approach appears to be paying off. Read more>>

TDX Higher Ed market study shows universities are trying to improve student engagement through a single campus portal because existing portals are not hitting the mark

CIOs give current / existing portals a 2.77 out of 5 star rating as the conglomeration of links, coupled with a lack of socialness, provide no return on investment.  Read more>>

What the Rise of Interconnected Learning means for Higher Ed

We live in an omnichannel world where knowledge and data are reachable through a variety of on-demand channels. The centuries-old educational structure in which students go to class to learn from a single teacher is extremely inefficient. Rather than serving as a knowledge source, the future university classroom will become a learning hub where people come together and collaborate either in person or remotely.  Read more>>