Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Technical College seeks on-campus bank branch

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Waukesha County Technical College has started its search for a new banking partner to fill its on-campus location.

A 2009 poll conducted at the Waukesha County Technical College found that 69% of students would use an on-campus bank. Now, the school is seeking proposals for a full-service branch on its Pewaukee campus. 

NuVision leaders Bill Adoff and Brian Adoff exit campus card company

Monday, July 28, 2014

CR80News learned that NuVision’s President, Bill Adoff, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Brian Adoff, are no longer with the company.

Bill joined the company back in 2001 and has held various roles related to operational management and product development. Brian Adoff joined NuVision in 2007 and served as national sales manager prior to his current role. In response to CR80News’ request for comment, Brian Adoff responded via email. 

NACCU accepting nominations for board of directors

Monday, July 28, 2014

The National Association of Campus Card Users is now officially accepting nominations for its Board of Directors.

NACCU is an association that specializes in the campus card transaction industry, serving the national and international community. The association is the one source dedicated to high quality educational programs, resources, services and tools.

Through its many conferences and events, NACCU offers its members a number of advantages in networking, developing partnerships, leveraging technology, problem-solving, insight sharing and professional development. 

Should a tiger change its stripe?

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Examining the role of mag stripes on the modern college campus

The contemporary college campus is a bastion of new technology, serving a student population that thrives on the bleeding edge of technology. This premise holds true for campus cards as well, with the number of universities adopting advanced card technologies growing at a rapid rate.

Still, flip over virtually any student ID and you’ll still find a mag stripe. While it’s exciting to see where card technology is going, sometimes it’s worth it to step back and appreciate the path from whence we came. 

Brookdale Community College launches new OneCard

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

All currently enrolled Brookdale students will now receive a Brookdale OneCard. This includes visiting, fast start, dual enrollment, distance learning, early high school students and high technology high school students taking classes on the Brookdale campus.

Brookdale faculty and staff will also receive the OneCard, and will be offered optional access to the Brookdale Bucks program, a declining balance account that allows for purchases to be made on campus. 

California high school implementing PlascoTrac attendance solution

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hacienda La Puente Unified School District in California is rolling out Hero, a cloud-based incident management solution from PlascoTrac as part of a new $20,000 student ID card system.

As part of the Hero solution, each Los Altos High School student will receive a new identification card with an unique bar code. School administrators and teachers will then use the cards to track attendance and reward or reprimand students accordingly. 

Georgia school districts opt for student RFID badges

Monday, July 21, 2014

In Georgia, Chattooga County School officials are planning to use new student ID cards to help track students as they board and depart school buses.

Chattooga County recently expressed its support of the new ID cards that contain radio frequency identification device chips to track students’ location. As an added level of security, the system can also enable parents to receive text messages regarding their child’s whereabouts.