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  • News & Events

    Meet Our New Digital Marketing Specialist

    There is a new member of the OmniUpdate family! We are excited to announce that we have a new Digital Marketing Specialist who has joined our Marketing department. Please join us in welcoming Kevin Kinder. Originally from Fresno, CA, he is ready to make an impact by applying his social media strategies and communication tactics to help the company reach new heights.

  • News & Events

    Thinking about Blogging? Check Out This Must-Watch Higher Ed Live Episode

    Are staff or faculty at your school thinking about blogging? Or does your school have "rogue blogs" that run outside of your institution's content management system, diverting traffic from your website and presenting challenges for IT support? If the answer is "yes," you should check out the latest Higher Ed Live Special Edition episode.

  • Technology & Development, News & Events

    Q&A With Our Working Gadget Winner

    Continuing with our Gadget Challenge series, the Working Gadget winner of our 2015 Gadget Challenge was Nicholas Raia from Farmingdale State College with his Page Comments Gadget. Check out our Q&A with him to get the inside scoop behind his winning submission.

  • Technology & Development, News & Events

    Q&A With Our Gadget Idea Winner

    As previously announced, the Gadget Idea winner of our 2015 Gadget Challenge was Patrick O'Gorman from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine with his Expanded Page Info Gadget. Check out our Q&A with him to get the inside scoop behind his winning submission.

  • News & Events

    Announcing the 2015 Gadget Challenge Winners

    Our 2015 Gadget Challenge resulted in a myriad of practical, creative, and incredible ideas. Contestants had the opportunity to submit ideas or code for gadgets that would be helpful to fellow OU Campus users. They competed for a free pass to OUTC16. The votes are in, the committee’s deliberation is complete, and we are ready to announce the winners. Drumroll please…

  • News & Events

    HighEdWeb 2015: Must-Attend Sessions

    As you start prepping for your voyage to Milwaukee the first week of October for the 2015 HighEdWeb Annual Conference, I encourage you to start mapping out your plan of attack for which sessions to attend. To get you started, I’ll highlight a few sessions from our customers, partners, and staff that I highly recommend you check out!

  • News & Events

    OUTC16 Call for Proposals Now Open

    It's time to submit your presentation proposals for the 2016 OmniUpdate User Training Conference. Don't miss your chance to show off your amazing OU Campus related web projects, impart your wisdom, and connect with your higher ed peers. Presenters receive free registration and workshops. The submission deadline is Friday, September 25, 2015!

  • Research, Marketing & Recruitment

    Marketing Lessons from the 2015
    E-Expectations Survey

    Each year, the E-Expectations Report provides incredibly valuable information for those in charge of collegiate marketing and recruitment. There’s so much to take away from the 2015 report, including statistics about website usage, social media interaction, email trends, and interactive resources. For now, I’d like to highlight three interesting stats.

  • News & Events

    Save the Date for #OUTC16

    We are pleased to announce that the 2016 OmniUpdate User Training Conference (OUTC16) will be held February 22-25 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles. OmniUpdate customers who present at OUTC16 get their registration for both the conference and training workshops waived, so consider sharing your success story using our OU Campus CMS!

  • News & Events

    OU Marketplace: An In-Product Store for the OU Campus CMS

    OU Marketplace is now available in our OU Campus(TM) web content management system (CMS). We’re excited! Accessible via the OU Campus Add-Ons menu, OU Marketplace enables CMS administrators to quickly acquire marketing tools, such as an online course catalog or faculty directory, as well as cost-free gadgets like the Page Analytics Gadget and Workflow Gadget. Plus, using the OU Campus open API, outside developers can add features and gadgets to the marketplace.


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