Philadelphia — December 4, 2013 — Three Rivers Systems Inc. will demonstrate CAMS® Enterprise, its innovative, integrated and intelligent academic ERP at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education annual conference starting this weekend in Philadelphia. Short for “enterprise resource planning,” an ERP integrates the entire student lifecycle and business processes of an institution into a single, unified system.
At its annual meeting, MSCHE, the accrediting and degree-granting body for colleges and universities in the Middle States region, will offer practical ideas and exemplary practices through plenary speakers, concurrent sessions and pre-conference workshops.
According to MSCHE, today’s transformative higher-education climate promises to re-shape colleges and universities. A crisis of college readiness; the cost and pace of rapidly transforming technologies; access and affordability; a decline in public funding; and the urgent demands of accountability are key issues facing higher education. Annual meeting attendees will grapple with these and other challenges in the context of accreditation and its role in promoting student success.
Not long ago, higher education was a face-to-face endeavor; now it’s being disrupted by pervasive new methodologies, global technologies, “flipped” classrooms, “gamification” and social media. Ten years ago world economies were stable; today uncertainty and flux are the “new normal.”
To help address these challenges, MSCHE attendees will have a chance to see powerful, new features in Three Rivers Systems Inc.’s CAMS Enterprise academic ERP solution.
According to Three Rivers Systems Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing Jami Morshed, the company is pioneering advanced business analytics tools, cloud services and mobility to address the ongoing challenges higher-education leaders face in an unrelenting atmosphere of having to do more with less. “Today, sophisticated business and IT strategies are a must,” he said.
Morshed added that CAMS Enterprise helps institutions achieve maximum efficiency and productivity so they can deliver the ultimate student learning experience, which he sees as every institution’s goal.
MSCHE accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and internationally.
Three Rivers Systems serves many MSCHE-accredited institutions around the world including Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, in Albany, N.Y.; The American University of Paris, in France; The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, in Kings Point, N.Y.; Valley Forge Military Academy & College, in Wayne, Pa.; Villa Maria College, in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Wilmington University, in New Castle, Del.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region, which includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and several locations internationally. The commission is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that defines, maintains and promotes educational excellence across institutions with diverse missions, student populations and resources. It examines each institution as a whole, rather than specific programs within institutions.
About CAMS Enterprise
CAMS Enterprise’s innovative, integrated and intelligent technology makes it a fundamentally different academic ERP designed for the modern world. CAMS Enterprise is an easy-to-use and implement, totally integrated, Web-native management system with everything in one place — admissions; student information; financial aid; student services; fiscal management with HR and payroll; fund-raising; alumni relations; document management, learning management, a full suite of portals, and more for managing the entire student life cycle. With an out-of-the-box configuration and self-service customization, CAMS Enterprise removes all barriers to success seen with conventional systems. CAMS’ affordable licensing, off-the-shelf configuration and easy implementation translate into the lowest total cost of ownership of any academic ERP while yielding the quickest and highest ROI.
About Three Rivers Systems Inc.
Three Rivers Systems Inc. is the only privately held, independent, debt-free, one-stop company focused solely on high-quality academic ERP solutions exclusively for higher education. For more than 25 years from its St. Louis headquarters, the company is keenly focused on innovation and service to its worldwide customers. Always innovating, the company invests significant revenues back into product R&D to improve existing products while developing new ones so users always get the exact functionality, industry experience and accurate project management they need. Its business model and products are designed to ensure institutional effectiveness, more-efficient business processes, student success and satisfaction.
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Contact: Ron Kalb, Three Rivers Systems Inc., Director of Communications, 636-779-1518 (office), 702-498-8916 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org