May 21, 2022

UMW Staff Attend Annual MABUG Conference

2014 MABUG Conference

2014 MABUG Conference

Several UMW staff attended the annual MABUG conference from Sunday, Sept. 27 to Tuesday, Sept. 30 in Richmond, Virginia. The Mid-Atlantic Banner Users Group (MABUG) is an association of colleges and universities in Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee and West Virginia that uses Banner as its student information system. The conference creates an engagement opportunity to discuss the latest Ellucian products, platforms, tools and offerings to support teaching, learning and business operations. It also provides an opportunity to meet with peers, discuss similar business challenges and glean best-practice advice. At this year’s conference, UMW presented a total of eight sessions, the most of any other college or university in attendance. The presentations represented an array of areas at the institution:

 

Managing Annual Phonathons using SmartCall and Banner Advancement – Gretchen Armentrout, Asst Director of Annual Giving

Birds of Feather Advancement – Jane Cariker, Director of Advancement IT Services

Birds of a Feather session for Banner Security – Cheryl Dunn, Director of Financial Systems

Is Your Institution on the Cutting Edge for Delivering TouchFree Transcripts – Rita Dunston, Registrar

Hobson’s Implementation – A Review of Lessons Learn – April Peterson, Applications Developer

Oracle Security On A Shoe String + New 12C Soles – Jim Rawlings, Database Administrator

Building a Data Mart to Support Flexible, Consister and Fast(er) Advancement Reports – Phil Szenas,Senior Programmer Analyst

Banner Security Life Cycle – John Symonds, Applications Database Administrator

Electronic Transcripts Now Available

The Registrar’s Office,  in conjunction with the National Student Clearinghouse,  announced the availability of online electronic transcript ordering to its students and alumni, allowing users to order official electronic transcripts via the Web at any time, 24/7 . The Clearinghouse charges a $2.25 convenience fee for this online service.  UMW students and alumni can access transcript ordering by logging onto the Clearinghouse secure site.

Students and alumni who submit electronic transcript requests receive real-time order updates by email, request to receive instant mobile text alerts, and can track their orders online on the transcript ordering website. Among the benefits that UMW expects its students and alumni to realize from its new transcript ordering service are:

  • Convenient 24/7 access
  • Secure transactions
  • Immediate, secure electronic transcript delivery worldwide
  • Automatic order updates via mobile text alerts and email
  • Online order tracking
  • Ability to order multiple transcripts for multiple recipients in one order

UMW’s electronic transcript ordering service is provided through the National Student Clearinghouse, a non-profit organization serving the higher education community. More information on the Clearinghouse is available at www.studentclearinghouse.org.

Contact Rita Dunston, Registrar  (rdunston@umw.edu) for more information