Educause Award: Network
Published Monday, September 19th, 2005
Coppin has been selected by EDUCAUSE to receive the non-profit organization’s prestigious Award for Excellence in Networking: Innovation in Network Technology, Services, and Management.
The EDUCAUSE annual awards recognize exemplary achievement in six areas of higher education information technology: leadership, professional writing, administrative information systems, information technology solutions, networking, and teaching and learning.
EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association dedicated to advancing higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. Coppin was recognized by EDUCAUSE for the technological transformation of the campus. In its selection of Coppin, the award selection committee said, "Transformation at Coppin State has been informed by clear awareness of the institution's mission and the unique needs of its urban clientele. The result is an environment in which technology is understood, accepted, embraced, and utilized as an enabler of teaching, learning, collaboration, services, and innovation"