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[Webinar Recap] Justifying OrgSync to Campus Decision Makers

Posted by 7 days ago
justifying orgsync

Do you need to justify why OrgSync is essential to your institution? Anna Kessenich, Assistant Director in the Department of Student Life at Collin College joined us to share her strategies for justifying OrgSync to campus decision makers. Sometimes we understand the benefits of OrgSync, but higher level administrators may not recognize its worth. Throughout her […]

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[Webinar Recap] Achieving Higher Levels of Engagement with Departmental Umbrellas

Posted by 1 week ago
Department Umbrella

As departments across campus recognize the incredible things students are able to do with OrgSync, they can not help but want to be a part of such a thriving online community. Similarly, they desire to share news, create events and provide resources to students looking for specific engagement opportunities. To help these departments streamline their […]

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Introducing Positions

Posted by 4 weeks ago
Positions

One of OrgSync’s primary goals is to help our campus partners better track involvement data. We track memberships to organizations, fraternities, sororities, sports clubs, and more, as well as event participation with these various organizations. Another aspect of involvement data is the position a student may hold in an organization. For many years our campus […]

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One Login: Endless Opportunities

Posted by 2 months ago
Authentication

According to a 2012 study of online registration and password habits published by Janrain/Harris Interactive, 30% of online adults have more than 10 different passwords to remember for various accounts. In order to help lessen the burden of one more username/password combination, OrgSync offers a single sign-on authentication process for students, staff, and faculty via […]

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[Webinar Recap] Leveraging the API: Creative Integrations with 
Google Apps and More

Posted by 3 months ago
API

The API is a powerful opportunity to streamline and automate the exchange of information from your campus’ learning management system, calendaring software, information system or data warehouse. During the webinar typical use cases were covered like updating student info automatically, the different reasons who institutions might want to add or remove users from portals and […]

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Enhanced portal join options

Posted by 3 months ago
Join Now

Every day our developers are working to make updates to the OrgSync platform. OrgSync’s most recent update focuses on enhancing the user experience for requesting to join an organization portal. This update comes with a new range of options for portal administrators to choose from when selecting how users can join, as well as a more […]

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Northeastern University: Using the Power of the API to Enhance Student Engagement

Posted by 3 months ago
OrgSync API

Northeastern’s Curry Student Center turned 50 years old last year. While the building underwent a major renovation in 1994, no major changes had been made to the Indoor Quad for quite some time. This photo below gives you an idea of what we were working with. You will notice some colorful banners hanging off the […]

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[Webinar Recap] Data Browser 101

Posted by 3 months ago
Data Browser

This past week OrgSync received over 300 registrations for the Data Browser 101 training, which was hosted by Nate Adams, Customer Training Specialist and Kevin Wade, Product Director. Data Browser modernizes the hassle of combining spreadsheets or multiple data sources by bringing the ability to view, filter, sort, aggregate, graph and export data right inside of OrgSync. Read an […]

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A New look for Events & Calendar in OrgSync

Posted by 4 months ago
Events

Have you ever wondered why events and calendar were separate to begin with? If so, you’ll be glad to know that we are combining them into one tool. The new combination is simply called ‘Events’ and it is the best of both worlds with a few other enhancements. Our development team have been working countless […]

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Webinar Recap: Creating a Welcoming Community with OrgSync

Posted by 4 months ago
Orientation

Clinton Marsh, Assistant Director of Orientation at Appalachian State University, provides insight on how Welcome to App moved to OrgSync in the Fall of 2015. The Orientation Office became interested in using OrgSync to meet students on their phones and create a continued space for student involvement past the orientation experience.  This webinar details how […]

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