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Supercharging Student Success

It’s true that graduating from a university or college is an undeniable accomplishment. But, Oral Roberts University (ORU) has a longer-term vision and plants the seed for success to reach beyond commencement day through its student success program. While working with many stakeholders, ORU’s Dr. Kathaleen Reid-Martinez, Provost, and Mike Mathews, Vice President of Technology and Innovation, are integral to an ecosystem blending technology and innovation to benefit students through their learning journey. They believe it is a reflection of the institution’s motto Whole Person Education and their promotion of balance in body, mind, and spirit. You will be fascinated to hear that every ORU student has a Fitbit that provides the school data through their heartbeats. Find out what other advances this award-winning institution has on their radar.

Highlights include:

  • The various stakeholder roles that make this student success program a reality.
  • How a technology-heavy program still allows for personal interaction.
  • Student life, while not academic, is important to overall student well-being.
  • This student generation’s opinion about privacy and personal data and how their choices make technology work for them.
  • Possible replacements for anxiety-causing smartphones in the not-too-distant future.
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Columnist: Katelyn Ilkani - Tambellini Analyst
Katelyn Ilkani is responsible for directing the Cybersecurity Research Practice at The Tambellini Group. Her expertise covers network security, endpoint security, application security, data security, SIEM, people security, and the managed security services providers’ landscape. Ms. Ilkani has been consistently recognized for her contributions in the field of cybersecurity.
CATEGORIES: Technology Leadership