Ranked 6th in the Nation by Republic’s Center for Digital Education

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – April 17, 2015 – Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) announced today that according to Republic’s Center for Digital Education (CDE), FTCC was ranked 6th in the nation in the Large College Category (+10,000 students) in their tenth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey recognizing how community colleges use digital technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff and the community at large.  National findings include the following: 58% support student job placement through online resume-building tools, 43% have strategies in place for the use of mobile devices, and 81% of colleges surveyed use cloud computing services resulting in cost savings.

“Technology is being used on campuses and in lecture halls to lower costs and improve student outcomes,” said Alan Cox, Senior Vice President for the Center for Digital Education. “This year’s survey indicates that community colleges are making great strides in using data to improve decisions, providing professional development to assist faculty in the use of technology, and creating robust online and mobile environments for their students.”

About the Center for Digital Education:

The Center for Digital Education (CDE) is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy, and funding. CDE provides education and industry leaders with decision support and actionable insight to help effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century.

CDE is a division of e.Republic, the nation’s only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education.

For more information contact Janet Grenslitt, Director of Surveys and Awards: jgrenslitt@centerdigitaled.com

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