Registration for the CollegeSource Users Conference and Training Workshop 2011 is now open!!
Please visit www.redLanternU.com/Users11

Eastern Washington University is first to go live with u.achieve
Statement on 3rd party providers

CollegeSource Inc has released the following statement on the use of 3rd party providers.  Please review and contact sales@redlanternu.com with any questions.

Community Announcement

For immediate release

Earlier this month, Jason Elwood announced to staff and the client advisory board that he will resign at the end of the year.  Elwood has released a letter to the community, and CollegeSource has issued a statement in response.

The Transfer Articulation Encoding Workshop is for the new transfer evaluator, the experienced evaluator who is new to u.achieve/DARwin or anyone who wants to learn more about the sortware's transfer articulation (TA) functionality. This workshop is appropriate for any version of u.achieve or DARwin. For more information, view the course description. For information regarding other types of training workshops, please visit our website.
Intermediate Encoding Workshop November 16-19
The Intermediate Encoding Workshop is for encoders who have taken the Basic Encoding workshop or have had equivalent on-the-job training and/or experience. It is appropriate for any version of u.achieve or DARwin. For more information, view the course description.  For information regarding other types of training workshops, please visit our website.

redLantern Moving Updates

redLantern will begin moving our offices on Monday, November 23rd. redLantern staff will be working Monday the 23rd through Wednesday the 25th and will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday the 26th and Friday the 27th.

During the week of November 23rd, telephones will be unavailable due to the transition. Please direct all communications through email to ensure our staff will receive them during the move. This means our fax number will also be unavailable, so please make sure you hold on to those documents until Nov. 30th or please email them directly to us. Our new fax number on November 30th will be: 513.834.8779. Jira and support center accounts will NOT be disrupted by our move.

As a reminder, our email addresses have all changed from the @muohio.edu format to:
firstname.lastname@redLanternU.com and our new phone numbers will be activated on Monday, November 30th.
To view a list of new staff phone numbers and email addresses as of November 30th please go to: http://clients.redlanternu.com/home/display/SVC/redLantern+Team

Our new mailing address is:
redLantern, LLC
1327 E. Kemper Rd. Suite 3000
Cincinnati, OH 45246

                                                                                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:                                                                                              OCTOBER 13, 2009

Karen Taylor                                                                                        
redLantern, LLC
513-529-0912
karen.taylor@redLanternU.com  

University of Utah goes live with redLantern's u.direct

OXFORD, Ohio - redLantern, LLC, is pleased to announce that The University of Utah has implemented redLantern's newest product, u.direct.  Recently the university released u.direct as the Graduation Planning System (GPS). u.direct is an interactive advising tool that enables faculty and students to build personalized term-by-term academic success plans. By utilizing u.direct the University of Utah can increase student retention, enhance graduation rates and capture true course demand.

John Francis, Sr. Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs states "We are eager to integrate the u.direct tool into our advising process and begin working directly with students to approve plans and determine course needs. We can utilize our existing degree audit data from redLantern's DARwin software to create semester-specific academic plans to help students stay on track for graduation."

u.direct works as a powerful advising and planning tool to provide students with a clear and individually customized path to meet their graduation goals. Faculty and staff build a program roadmap; a template of courses that will fulfill requirements for specific degree programs. Students can then view these templates and select courses they want to take as they develop a personal, detailed term by term, multi-year, academic course plan.  "The University of Utah has taken a big step in providing their students the ability to create plans, work directly with advisors and stay on course for graduation." said Jason Elwood, President of redLantern, LLC.  "The university will see additional benefits as they begin to utilize information from these plans to more precisely predict course demand and related resources."

The University of Utah is the flagship institution of the Utah System of Higher Education. Founded in 1850, it is the first and largest public higher education institution in Utah, with more than 28,000 students and a campus comprising almost 1,500 acres in the eastern foothills of Salt Lake City. A major academic and research institution with an extensive health sciences center, the University offers majors in 72 subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level including law and medical schools.  For additional information on the University of Utah visit www.utah.edu.

redLantern, located in Oxford Ohio, provides quality software solutions and expertise to the higher education academic community. With over twenty-five years in higher education, redLantern understands the importance of student success and is committed to providing resources to institutions and students to achieve academic goals. For more information on u.direct and redLantern visit their website at www.redLanternU.com

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Join redLantern for a demonstration on the features and functionality within u.select. This webinar is designed for schools that are not currently using the u.select software or for new users that want a general overview of the functionality. Come see what u.select could do for your campus.

Title: u.select Product Demonstration

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/169871401