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Month: April 2022

DePaul campus visitor management policy returns to normal

DePaul University will revert its campus visitor management policy back to pre-pandemic operations for the first time since March of 2020. The policy change will now enable DePaul students to welcome all vaccinated guests into their on-campus housing units.

George Washington hosts Swipe Out Hunger event

George Washington University is partnering with Swipe Out Hunger to run an end of semester food donation campaign underpinned by the university's GWorld campus card. Swipe Out Hunger is a national nonprofit whose mission is to battle food insecurity on college campuses, and provide a means for students, faculty and staff to donate to campus peers in need.

HID’s NACCU session offers campus insights into mobile

HID Global will be busy at this year’s NACCU Annual Conference, presenting on some important trends and topics in the campus card space. One of the company’s most interesting sessions...

NACCU shares Speedy Benchmark results

In a recent post to the NACCU Positive IDentity blog, Bankim Patel shares the results of the Association's Speedy Benchmark survey. The Speedy Benchmark is conducted by the NACCU Technology Research Committee, and are designed to collect data that is important to the Association's institutional or corporate members.

Singapore expands student contactless payment scheme

Singapore is expanding a contactless payment program that enables students to use smartwatches to make cashless payments at school canteens, book stores, and select retailers. The country's Ministry of Education and Singaporean bank, POSB, are behind the Smart Buddy program, that is to be extended to all primary and secondary schools, junior colleges by the year 2025.

Penn State issuing new contactless campus cards

Penn State University is issuing a new contactless campus card to its campus community. Called the id+ card, the new credential will not only bear a new card design, but will also incorporate several new contactless features for payment and access control that are expected to create a more user-friendly experience on campus.

CampusIDChat: Remote card issuance & a preview of HID’s NACCU session

HID Global's Nils Wahlander discusses the value of remote card issuance on campus, and the role that the company's FARGO Connect platform in bringing card issuance up to speed. Wahlander also teases HID's educational session for the NACCU Annual Conference with campus client Texas A&M.

NACCU Blog: Making the NACCU Listserv the best it can be

In a recent entry to NACCU's Positive IDentity blog, Jessica Bender discusses the Association's Listserv and the value it provides to NACCU members. Acting as an extension to the networking opportunities already provided by Association events, the Listserv offers members a means to connect virtually and share experiences and tips for fellow campus card professionals.

Sodexo, North Carolina A&T extend robot delivery with ghost kitchen

Sodexo, together with North Carolina A&T State University, has opened a virtual restaurant concept that offers mobile ordering and robot delivery from a ghost kitchen. The new 1891 Revolution dining concept combines the latest in campus dining trends, marrying the ghost kitchen concept -- a take-out/delivery only dining venue -- with student mobile-ordering and autonomous delivery robots from Starship Technologies.

Miami U. student government considers Ring doorbells at residence halls

The Associated Student Government at Miami University has voted in favor of a resolution that supports implementing Ring doorbells on campus. The resolution enables the installation of the electronic doorbells on select residence hall doors.
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