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LCCC again earns top Digital Savvy Community College award

Friday, November 12, 2010
The college earned an A+ rating for its knowledge and use of technology.

Laramie County Community College has once again earned top honors from e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education and Converge Online. The e-magazine announced the top-rated community colleges Friday in the sixth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey. Recognized institutions are national leaders in employing technology to provide exceptional services to students, educators and administrators.

The survey examined community colleges’ use of technology to enhance the student experience and increase educator effectiveness. The survey also looked at the technological tools schools had in place to increase convenience and provide alternative learning options. Specifically, the survey noted schools’ use of online registration, distance learning, tutoring and advisory services. Technology training for students and faculty and Web 2.0 social and collaborative capabilities were also key indicators of success.

View the online announcement here.

Colleges receiving the highest grades were:

A - Catawba Valley Community College, Laramie County Community College, Montgomery County Community College, Northern Virginia Community College and Tompkins Cortland Community College.

A - Carl Sandburg College, Darton College, Delta College, Hostos Community College, Houston Community College, Howard Community College, Johnson County Community College, Kingsborough Community College, Kirtland Community College, Mesabi Range Community and Technical College, Scottsdale Community College, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Western Community College and Walters State Community College.

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