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Two Top Ten Victories: Boise State & CWI

7/9/2013

While the blue turf of the Broncos may be what put Boise's educational institutions on the map, two local institutions are receiving top ten recognition:

Boise State University was listed in a recent edcetera article titled "New Tech on Campus: 10 Universities on the Cutting Edge of Tech".  The excerpt about Boise State is showcased below or the original post can be found by clicking here.

College of Western Idaho (CWI), is one of the fastest growing community colleges in the country.  Recently, they sent five students to the 2013 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.  Two of their students came home after placing in top 10 for their category.  Click here to read more.

New Tech on Campus: 10 Universities on the Cutting Edge of Tech
By Karl Fendelander | edcetera | July 8, 2013

A lot of attention has been paid to off-campus higher education of late. Some even went so far as to call 2012 “The year of the MOOC.” While all of these virtual campuses and massive open online courses were busy grabbing the spotlight, a lot of brick-and-mortar universities are taking their on-campus technology to the next level. The 10 universities below made major advancements in the technology supporting their higher educational pursuits over the past year, and we’re excited to highlight them here...

Boise State University: Computers are wonderful when they’re working — and expensive, high-tech paperweights when they aren’t. Boise State has implemented a tech-support program that should keep most devices running and students and faculty working productively. Their tactic: real-time remote support. Students and faculty can access support for most any device instantly on or off campus.

Click here for the full article.

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