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FAYETTEVILLE, NC – April 25, 2018 – Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) announced today the ranking of 5th in the nation in the 13th annual Digital Community Colleges Survey (Large College Category of +10,000 students) conducted by the Center for Digital Education (CDE). The survey recognizes how community colleges use a range of technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff, and the community at large.

The survey also revealed insights about community colleges’ technology priorities. Colleges surveyed indicated that mobility devices/app support is the top priority for the coming year, followed by cyber security tools and testing, website redesign/updates, upgrading classroom technologies, digital content and curriculum, and disaster recovery/business continuity. The survey revealed that 34% of colleges have a strategy in place for the use of mobile devices; 35% have a full-time Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) or similar full-time staff in charge of cybersecurity; 71% of the colleges’ websites have responsive web design; and 88% of colleges have off-site data storage redundancies in place.

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Established in 1961, Fayetteville Technical Community College serves over 40,000 students annually by providing over 250 occupational, technical, general education, college transfer, and continuing education programs to meet students’ needs and desires as well as the community. Visit FTCC’s website at  Like us on Facebook / follow us on Twitter @faytechcc.