Portland State University rolls out 802.11n and 5760 Series Controller
Portland State University is Oregon’s largest and most diverse public university encompassing 50 city blocks, eight schools, 226 degree programs, 29,000 students, including 1,700 international students from 91 countries, and...
#HigherEdThursdays: Current Trends and Challenges in Higher Education
We are all seeing colleges and universities across the nation experiencing a massive disruption in how they deliver quality learning experiences to their students. Those that continue down the path of status quo will miss this shift and become obsolete at best and out of business at best. In his New York Times article, “Innovation […]
Innovations in Higher Education: New Thursday Blog Series
Most of us have seen the incredible progress and subsequent challenges in the arena of higher education, and there’s no doubt it’s been a big topic of discussion amongst the Cisco Education Team. So, we are excited to announce an upcoming blog series that will highlight some of the key trends, challenges and innovations we […]
How Next Generation WLAN Optimizes RoboCup at Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College is a liberal arts college based in the town of Brunswick, Maine. It houses 1839 students in about 100 buildings and offers 33 different majors and...
Naughty or Nice: Cisco Wireless Rewards Release 7.6 Innovations to All
Deloitte’s 2013 Annual Holiday survey came out with some staggering statistics: Nearly 7 in 10 shoppers will use their smartphones and tablets to shop this holiday season. Nearly...
New University Dedicated to STEM, Real-world Relevance
The success of our industry and even our nation’s well-being are dependent on engaging students and developing the experts of the future in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). I am personally committed to STEM education initiatives, and want to share an exciting university that’s breaking new ground to lead the way […]
Guest Blog: Migrating High Density University Networks to 802.11ac
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Joe Rogers, Associate Director of Network Engineering for the University of South Florida (USF). Hear Joe speak about his experiences with next-generation wireless in high density environments on next Tuesday’s webinar: “Migrating Enterprise Networks to 802.11ac” at 10am PST (Dec 17) (Register here) Joe Rogers is the Associate […]
Higher Education Races Towards 802.11ac
[Webinar] 802.11ac in Higher Education | Wednesday July 24 at 3pm PST < REGISTER It’s no secret that mobile devices are playing a larger part in today's...
The Collaboration Evolution – A Strategy for Transforming Education
For today’s digital generation, collaborative learning is no longer a novelty – it’s an expectation. Students are consuming information in new and different formats – video, Internet, virtual classrooms. These are all tools that are changing the face of education. To make this transformation a reality, students, faculty and administrators need to reliably connect with […]