Destiny Solutions Helps Penn State Outreach Expand Student Services
Adopting Best Practices and Providing Rich Student Experiences will Enhance Programs and Services Across 20 State-wide Campuses
Toronto, Ontario – Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Destiny Solutions, the leading provider of continuing education management software, announced today that Penn State Outreach, the largest unified outreach organization in American higher education, has chosen Destiny OneCE™ to be a part of their strategic move to improve student services and more effectively engage learners.
“Penn State is one of the premier engaged universities in the country and serves more than five million people every year,” said Craig Weidemann, vice president for Outreach. “Our vision is to enrich the lives of citizens and communities in the Commonwealth and beyond through sharing the knowledge of our faculty. We are constantly looking to upgrade our systems and processes to provide better service to our various constituents.”
The Destiny OneCE™ deployment has the capability to serve over 20 campuses’ continuing and distance education operations, providing Penn State with a multi-campus, state-wide software solution that will extend continuing and distance student services and allow Outreach staff to more effectively engage adult learners. Overall, Destiny OneCE™ will provide a reorganized infrastructure that will reduce costs while providing an excellent learning experience. It will consolidate many of Penn State Outreach’s existing systems and provide the capability to synchronize information across every campus intelligently and securely, providing a 360-degree view of the University’s lifelong learning relationships with their students.
“Penn State Outreach is shaking things up and making incredible strategic moves to take their higher education services to the next level,” said Shaul Kuper, Founder and CEO of Destiny Solutions. “Our multi-campus shared services and best practice-based business processes suits their operational and IT infrastructure. One of their guiding principles is to embrace technology to make learning more accessible and engaging, and that’s exactly what Destiny OneCE™ does. We are excited to play a role in helping Penn State Outreach achieve their vision of engaging learners, their communities, the University, and their people.”
About Penn State Outreach
Penn State Outreach is the largest unified outreach organization in American higher education. Outreach serves more than 5 million people each year, delivering more than 2,000 programs to people in all 67 Pennsylvania counties, all 50 states and 114 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit www.outreach.psu.edu
About Destiny Solutions
Destiny Solutions develops software to forge, manage and cultivate lifelong learning relationships. The company is revolutionizing continuing education and workforce development by providing next generation intelligence for the new knowledge economy.
Destiny OneCE™ is an education management platform that extends campus systems to empower and engage continuing education and workforce development. It extends campus systems by creating a two-way flow of information, connecting conventional education software systems with the unique business and learning requirements of continuing education and workforce development.
Our customers are leaders in continuing education and workforce development. To learn more about them, please visit us at www.destinysolutions.com.