According to a Lake Land College Press Release, For the sixth year in a row the Center for Digital Education named Lake Land College as one of the top 10 colleges to achieve a first-rate student learning environment. The college is one of a handful of mid-sized colleges recognized nationally in the annual Digital Community Colleges Survey conducted by Center for Digital Education, based in Sacramento, Calif.
According to a press release by the Center for Digital Education, the “survey analyzes how community colleges use digital technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff and the community at large.”
Overall, this is the eighth time Lake Land College has been recognized for the outstanding use of technology on campus. Awards were given in 2007, 2008 and then six years in a row beginning in 2011.
“Lake Land College strives to be at the forefront of emerging technologies in order to provide the best educational opportunities and learning environment for our students, faculty and staff,” said Lee Spaniol, director of information systems and services at Lake Land College. “The college makes every effort to make information as accessible as possible, and our hard work and dedication to that has paid off.”
“This year’s survey indicates community colleges are continuing to improve efforts at creating cost-effective platforms and Open Education Resources, mobile environments, real-time resources, telepresence robots and more to create robust online and mobile environments for their students,” said Dr. Kecia Ray, executive director for the Center for Digital Education. “Congratulations to this year’s survey winners.”
The Center for Digital Education is operated by e.Republic Inc., the parent company of Government Technology magazine.
To learn more about the technological advances at Lake Land College, visit: lakelandcollege.edu.