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Innovating in Higher Ed when the Budget Drops Out: Panel with KU, Skidmore, Spring Arbor & Oracle

[fa icon="calendar'] September 25, 2020 / by Meg Phillips posted in Higher Education | Public Sector, student financial planning, Webinar

Amidst the challenging and ever-changing global pandemic, some of Highstreet’s Oracle Cloud clients joined Oracle in a panel to discuss how Higher Education institutions innovate through COVID-19 budget cuts. If you missed the live webinar, you can listen to the recording and hear more from the panel’s speakers. These four Higher Education thought leaders; Spring Arbor University’s CIO Randall Melton, the University of Kansas’ CFO Diane Goddard, and Skidmore College’s CTO Dwane Sterling; come together and talk about how they’re innovating through these changing times.

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“FastTrack to the Cloud”: American University of Antigua picks Highstreet to implement Oracle Student Financial Planning

[fa icon="calendar'] September 24, 2020 / by Meg Phillips posted in student financial planning, FastTrack

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Implementing Oracle Student Management Cloud at a 22-College System

[fa icon="calendar'] August 31, 2020 / by Highstreet posted in Oracle Cloud, Student Management Cloud

The Technical College System of Georgia, one of the first College Systems to implement Oracle Student Management Cloud (SMC), has selected Highstreet as their implementation partner for their Oracle SMC project. 

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Engaging Our Community: KIPP DC & Highstreet Create Summer Internship

[fa icon="calendar'] August 19, 2020 / by Highstreet posted in Internships, Community Engagement, KIPP DC

Together, KIPP DC College Preparatory (KCP – a Title I school in Washington DC) and Highstreet (an IT services company in Rockville, Maryland) have launched their first-ever high school Internship program designed by Nick Magliato, Highstreet’s CEO, and KCP’s College & Career Coordinator, Alice Li. This six-week summer internship program for KCP’s students supports KCP’s mission that each of their students will successfully go onto college and a fulfilling career. From idea to launch, the program was up and running in a mere two weeks. We hope this outreach becomes mainstream in the DC business community and beyond. This partnership is the first of its kind for both KCP and Highstreet. Let’s write the next chapter!

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Expert Tip: SFP Fund Eligibility Screen

[fa icon="calendar'] August 18, 2020 / by Heidi McLellan posted in student financial planning, Expert Tip

As a financial aid administrator, there can be a lot of pressure to assist students while ensuring regulatory compliance is being upheld to protect your institution. Why hasn’t the student received their funds? What paperwork or tasks are remaining? Who needs to complete these action items? Well, for some of these more common questions, Highstreet’s Student Financial Planning team headed by Heidi McLellan, a Principal Cloud consultant, has an Expert Tip for you. Instead of sorting through numerous reports, you can quickly access a student’s Fund Eligibility data and save yourself some time and effort—all of this information can be found on the Fund Eligibility screen. Look below for how to navigate to that screen. 

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Largest Town in South Carolina Goes Live with Oracle Cloud ERP

[fa icon="calendar'] July 31, 2020 / by Highstreet posted in Oracle Cloud, Extended Cloud Service, Bridges

Highstreet and the Town of Mount Pleasant are celebrating a successful go-live of the town's Oracle ERP Cloud and Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service implementation project in the midst of a global pandemic.

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