Smart Building Smart Campus
2019–2020 SCUP Fellow Angela Foss—Research Presentation
The research project by SCUP Fellow Angie Foss was to explore the opportunities to bring online learners virtually into Southern New Hampshire University’s new, state-of-the-art Innovation and Design Education building for their College of Engineering, Technology, and Aeronautics. Her research included the development of two modes of delivery—remote labs and augmented reality/virtual interactions—and she also discusses the impact to the project by the immediate shift to all-remote learning due to COVID-19.
Managing Your Historic Campus Facilities in Today’s Resource-Constrained Environment
Published 2020Recorded October 20.
How are you addressing your campus’ historic facilities with so many competing needs for limited resources? This webinar will outline strategies for the management of historic properties on college and university campuses, with guidelines, standards, and best practices to address a wide range of concerns dealing with historic facilities.
From Academic Program Decisions to Results
Building and Managing a Robust Program Portfolio
Published 2020Recorded October 1.
The decision-making process is only the beginning—how do you build a robust program portfolio in a way that ensures educational quality, financial sustainability, and meets the needs of your students? We will provide real-world examples of ways to effectively build quality online programs and courses that improve student access and retention, including performance metrics and faculty engagement.
This is part three of a three-part program series, “Integrated Planning to Build a Thriving Academic Program Portfolio.”
Campus Planning and Design
Impacts From COVID-19
Published 2020Recorded September 22.
As colleges and universities pivot to more online learning and remote work while meeting new demands for the wellness and safety of our campus communities, this panel will reveal what we can learn about new directions in campus planning and design.
Out of the Fire and Into the Future
Insights on Essential Planning Strategies Post COVID
Published 2020Recorded September 17.
The integrative process of short-term planning during the pandemic effectively brought together academic, financial, and physical planning, and presents a unique opportunity to continue work across traditional planning silos. Explore new planning modes being used during this crisis and their long-term application.
Coffee Chat: All Good Plans Change
Published 2020Recorded September 16.
Amanda Markovic from GBBN Architects and Jennifer McDowell from Carnegie Mellon University moderated this coffee chat on how institutions can adjust to keep those on campus feeling safe, supported, and healthy.
Making Finance-Informed Academic Decisions
Published 2020Recorded September 15.
All program decisions have financial consequences—and some may surprise you. We will share a methodology for analyzing instructional economics and strategies for incorporating this data into the program decision-making process for long-term financial health.
This is part two of a three-part program series, “Integrated Planning to Build a Thriving Academic Program Portfolio.”
Academic Program Portfolio Planning
Preparing to Thrive
Published 2020Recorded August 27.
In a competitive landscape, it is more important than ever to ensure the programs you offer align with demand in the market. We will discuss the data you need, and where to find it to evaluate market demand for academic programs, including critical data on student demand that is often overlooked.
This is part one of a three-part program series, “Integrated Planning to Build a Thriving Academic Program Portfolio.”
The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction on Campus
Published 2020Recorded August 26.
This webinar will focus on how higher education campus construction is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its positive and negative implications on construction sites on the MIT and Northeastern University campuses. Panelists will share case studies of how on-campus construction has changed, the new supply chains, and staff management consideration.
This is part of the series “Less Talk, More Action: Tactical Topics to Return to Campus.”