PADUG11 Public Sessions
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PADUG 2011 Session Descriptions
FAST(Financial Aid & Student Services & Enrollment) - Track Leader: Laurie Fullerton, Gannon University
FAST02Res Life 2.0 Erica AustinWidener UniversityCome see the results of Widener’s efforts to improve upon Datatel’s room assignment process by creating online housing applications for freshmen and returning students, fixing ARAS’s auto assignment of them, and developing an online real-time lottery/room selection
FAST03It’s Time to Rethink Your Enrollment Management Strategy – Suzanne McCool Suzanne McCoolDatatelThe success of your enrollment management strategy should not be measured by the number of students you recruit, admit, and retain. Instead, it should be determined by the number of students who graduate. This presentation demonstrates the importance of taking a holistic view of student interactions, and building an enrollment management approach focused on the true definition of student success
FAST04A Teaching and Learning Solution that Makes the Grade Sumi YourteeDatatelWhat have you learned about your Learning Management System? Is it performing with honors or at risk of failing? This presentation introduces Datatel’s new Intelligent Learning Platform, a brilliant teaching and learning solution that’s at the top of its class. Discover the power that an integrated solution can bring to your campus, and how you can gain the greatest return on your technology investment
FAST05Focus Your Resources and Achieve Your Recruitment and Enrollment Goals Sumi YourteeDatatelEnrollment goals keep soaring and resources keep getting chopped. That’s why it’s more important than ever to manage your student recruitment and enrollment initiatives effectively. Come to this session and discover how Datatel Recruiter® can help you focus your resources, work smarter, and be more productive – so you can meet your ever-increasing enrollment goals.
FAB (Finance and Business) - Track Leader: Jodi Millin, Allegheny College
FAB01Synoptix ReportingJodi MillinAllegheny CollegeAllegheny College has fully implemented Synoptix for financial statements and scheduled monthly departmental budgeting reports. This session will show samples of reports that we have developed and discuss best practices, troubleshooting and reconciliation tips.
HR (Human Resources) - Track Leader: Pat Strano, Widener University
HR01UI4.3 General Experience with HR Tips and Tricks. We are live on UI4.3 and You Can Be Too!Erica AustinWidener UniversityHave you heard about or seen Colleague's new user interface (UI) and want to get a more in-depth perspective? In this session, Widener University will share their experience with the user interface 4.3. The new interface offers improved workflow and greater end-user self service. Learn how your institution can easily move to the latest and greatest UI
HR02PA Act32 - Ask a Panel about their research on implementing this processPat Strano, Peg Marge, Cathy SmithWidener University Susquehanna UniversityMeet Datatel users from several different schools and get answers on how they intend to or have implemented the mandated PA EIT ACT 32 which must be implemented by January 1, 2012. The audience also will have ample opportunity to make suggestions, share their experience or ask,,
HR03What is Deductions in Arrears?Cathy Smith and Brenda BalonisSusquehanna UniversityComplete setup from making decisions to developing your rules, reviewing the reports, developing the implementation plan, all the capabilities of Deductions in Arrears from start to finish, how deductions in arrears effects payroll. Deductions in Arrears allows you to use rules to control the employees eligibility, overrides a benefit eligibility for arrears at employee level, continue to process employer-paid and employee paid benefits when on leave without pay, allows continued benefit coverage during a leave, allows prepayments, repayments during the payroll,
HR04ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON "W-2 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT"Facilitator - Pat StranoWidener UniversityDiscussion on how, where or if the value of health care benefits are stored in the Colleague System and how to retrieve this information for the reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act on the W-2 forms.
HR05Employer Oblications under Act 32-Effective JANUARY 1, 2012Michael HillVice President of Central Tax Bureau of PALearn how the restructuring of the Earned Income Tax Collection System for Pennsylvania will effect the withholding and reporting of the Earned Income Tax. This will effect HR, PAYROLL and any Departments reporting the Earned Income Tax. This legislation is one of the most significant pieces of local tax legislation that has been enacted in recent years. The Act will become effective JANUARY 1,
IA (Institutional Advancement) - Track Leader: Lisa O'Dellick, Juniata College
IA01Implementing & Using the Planned Giving ModuleNancy BryantWashington & Jefferson
IA02Finding and Integrating Lost AlumniMatt GullattaAllegheny CollegeDiscuss the tools to track down the lost Alumni, and then how to use CA to automate "Welcome Back" letters / questionnaires.
IA03Advancing Student Thanks Through StewardshipTodd FoxAllegheny CollegeUsing the new Advancement Stewardship Module makes it easy to encourage and monitor student thank-yous to scholarship donors. Learn how to use the new module, communications management and mail rules to manage this important donor relations task.
IA04Monitoring the Art of AskingTodd FoxAllegheny CollegeUsing Major Donor Proposals and Solicitation Tracks to monitor major gift officer's workplans
IT (Information Technology) - Track Leader: Barb Dietz, Susquehanna University
IT01Making the Change - UniData Paragraphs and UI 4.2+Erica AustinWidener UniversityJoin us as Widener University’s Erica Austin shares the easy tips and tricks she learned while converting UniData paragraphs for use with UI 4.2+.
IT02Customizing Datatel's PortalEric KneppSusquehanna UniversityMaking Datatel's portal your own with custom style
IT03Living Without QueryBuilder: A Round Table Discussion & Demonstration of SolutionsDave KelchnerSusquehanna UniversityUI 4.3 has taken Query Builder away from all users. How is your institution dealing with the users need to access files immediately? Share your users concerns and institution's
IT04Online Services – Living Up to Students’ Great ExpectationsSumi YourteeDatatelWhether shopping for books online, downloading music, or paying bills from home, online services have become part of our everyday lives. And students fully expect that same level of convenience and service from your institution. This session looks at what students want online, and how the Datatel Portal and your MOX mobile application can make their wishes come true.
IT05Eeney, Meeney, Miney, Mo….With Which Reporting Solution Should We Go?Suzanne McCoolDatatelSo many reporting solutions and so little time to choose the one that's right for you! In this session, we will talk about choosing the reporting solution that best meets your institution's specific needs. We will compare Envision with Microsoft Excel/Access, Synoptix, Datatel Reporting and Operating Analytics, and Datatel Performance Analytics. Come find out which one is best for you.
IT06Informer HighlightsPatricia KelleyDeSales UniversityAn overview of Entrinsik Informer and how we are implementing and using Informer at DeSales University. We will cover a brief how-to on creating and running reports, and security setup. We will discuss our method for converting existing reports to
LMP (Leading and Managing Processes) - Track Leader: Tom Carnwath, University of the Arts; Dan Faulk, Washington and Jefferson
LMP01AICUP Programs and ServicesTim Alexander, Vice PresidentAssociation of Independent Colleges and Universities in Pennsylvania (AICUP)Join Tim in learning more about the programs and services AICUP has sponsored to support its membership. From Software licensing agreements, broadband access, and energy conservation measures, AICUP has developed a series of initiatives for members, taking advantage of combined membership of 86 private colleges and universities across the Commonwealth.Please put Tim's session late morning prior to lunch on Monday
LMP02Has the Economic Outlook Got You Down?Tom CarnwathThe University of the ArtsA discussion for CIOs and Directors of IT organizations: In Campus Computing Project and Educause surveys of CIOs, one of the leading isues faced by IT organizations is funding technology initiatives. How are you coping with potential constraints on your campus? What initiatives you have a priorities are impacted by funding and what strategies have you employed to manage these in an uncertain economic climate? Is maintaining status quo sufficient in your institution? Come an join the discussion on this and other issues faced by IT executives and staff?
LMP03A Fresh Eyes Look, or Seeing Through the Eyes of OthersDan FaulkWashington & Jefferson CollegeFirst impressions are often formed by appearances. This session will explore a very simple process for understanding what people see and how it impresses them when they look at technology resources on our campuses.
LMP04How I got Here?Tom CarnwathOpen Panel of CIOsA surprising look at how managers of IT organizations got to their present positions. The panel discussions will help others understand the roads taken to leading successful IT organizations.
LMP05Virtual Server Overview: What leaders need to know.Jason Pergola, Enterprise Systems ManagerWashington & Jefferson CollegeThis high-level overview session will explore the key concepts, value and challenges of running a virtual server environment.
LMP06Reporting on Reporting: How to use Informer to find out how you are using Informer!Ben Sievers, Systems Analyst/ProgrammerWashington & Jefferson CollegeCome and see how we use Informer’s internal database to report on reports, mappings, and security. This presentation will include a demonstration of several reports that we use and instructions on how to set up these reports. Ideal for Informer administrators and IT Directors.
VEN (Vendor Presentations) - Track Leader: Rich Metzger, Allegheny College
VEN01Datatel ECOMM 4.1 Certified Partner Official PaymentsTom GavinOfficial PaymentsDatatel ECOMM 4.1 Certified Partner Official Payments presents Payment Plan, Shopping Cart, Best Practices Integration with Datatel Colleague for Web and POS, Datatel Recruiter and ability to handle additional payment applications at NO Extra Cost!
VEN02Datatel Integrated ECM--Putting Information at Your Fingertips with ImageNowMark NewlandPerceptive SoftwareLearn how to maximize your technology investment by easily integrating ImageNow document Management, Imaging and Workflow with Datatel Colleague. This session will demonstrate how to use ImageNow to complement the functionality of your Datatel applications in key departments.
VEN03GO PaperlessLew LoveSoftdocs, IncHow Colleague Centric eForms and Content Management can transform the way your school does business
VEN04Replacing Stored-Value Cards or Book Vouchers with a Real-Time InterfaceLeila MacCarthyTrimdata CorpImplement a two-way, real-time interface between the campus bookstore and Colleague. Streamline processes, reduce errors and eliminate manual labor. Charges are authorized in real-time and an invoice is created on the student account in Colleague. Fa~Link is an optional module in Datatel R18.
VEN05UniData to SQL WorkshopJeff Vickery/Chris MinnucciAmericanDigitalJoin American Digital for a workshop session designed to help prepare your institution for a UniData to SQL migration. Virtualization, High Availability, Disaster Recovery and how they interrelate when considering a migration will be covered in detail. A roundtable discussion will also be conducted to give you an opportunity to learn from industry experts as well as your fellow colleagues.
VEN06A Solid Support Structure: The Foundation of a Great Relationship Suzanne McCoolDatatelWhen our clients are happy, we are happy. And Datatel’s commitment to delighting clients is reflected in the broad scope of support resources it provides. If you are a new Datatel client, or if you just want to learn more about Datatel Support, this is a great presentation for you. Find out how to get the most from shared resources, help locations, tips and tricks, and lots more.
VEN07Single Source in the Cloud!!! - LMS! Academic Alert! Course Eval! Portal! Mobile! Emergency Alert! Lisa BattistaCampus CruiserCome join CampusCruiser, a long-time Datatel partner, as we discuss the benefits of a fully integrated system. Pick the solutions best suited for your institution and easily perform deep integration with Datatel's Colleague and WebAdvisor. From Learning Management System to Academic Alert to Course Evaluations to Portal, to a Mobile solution, to Emergency Alerts - CampusCruiser does it all with "No Software to Install, Hardware to Buy, or Upgrades to Manage".
VEN8The User Experience of a LifetimeDatatelColleague's new user interface brings the user experience to a whole new level. Learn how your institution can easily move to the latest and greatest UI technology, and start taking advantage of a greatly improved workflow and enhanced end-user self-service.
VEN9Porting to SQL-Should You Make the Journey?DatatelThere's a technology storm going on out there, and you're doing your best to navigate your way through. There are so many decisions to be made, like whether or not to port to SLQ. What are the benefits, and does it make sense for your institution? Is now the right time? This presentation answers those and many other burning questions, and explains how you can make the move smoothly, if you choose to embark.
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