SONIS East RUG Meeting


Friday, October 12, 2018

Goodwin College
One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118

The SONIS RUG Meeting, open to all Jenzabar users from all departments across campus, provides a forum in your "neighborhood" to network, exchange ideas and share best practices with local peers to help you maximize your Jenzabar solutions. Join us to interact with an active and engaged network of users and tap into the power of the Jenzabar community.

Goodwin College and Jenzabar, in collaboration with Goodwin College's Center for Teaching Excellence, look forward to welcoming SONIS users to this meeting.

Registration closed on October 8.
There is no registration fee to attend this meeting and lunch is included.


8:00AM      Registration Check-in & Continental Breakfast

8:30AM      Welcome Remarks - Ann Clark, Executive Vice President & Provost, Goodwin College 
                  Keynote: Converting Inbound Marketing Prospects Through the Recruitment Funnel - Dan Noonan, VP For Enrollment,
                  Marketing & Communications, Goodwin College                          

9:45AM      Breakout Sessions & Discussions:

                  SONIS Online Application - Erica Watson & Nicole DuBlois, Maine College of Health Professionals
                   Erica and Nicole will lead a discussion regarding the implementation of an online application. Two years ago, they went from paper 
                   applications to the online application and learned a few pitfalls, experienced a lot of successes, and so much more. In addition,
                   they are a hospital affiliated institution and had to navigate implementation of accepting online payments within a much larger
                   hospital finance system.

                  Billing & Financial Aid Roundtable Discussion

11:00AM    Breakout Sessions & Discussions:

                  Payment Plans - John Moisan, President, West Mountain Data
                   Are you interested in exploring the use of the Sonis Payment Plan feature? This feature has more flexibility than you might
                   think. This step-by-step approach will show how Goodwin College has set up this feature to provide payment flexibility to their
                   students and allow the institution to track payment history.

                  Recruiting & Admissions Roundtable Discussion

12:00PM   Lunch & SONIS Update - Joanne Milburn, Jenzabar

1:00PM     Breakout Sessions & Discussions:

                 Training - Izenda Dashboards - Grace Libby & Melissa Quinlan, Goodwin College
                  Data Integrity and Display using Izenda. In this session the presenters will demonstrate their process in implementing Izenda and
                  creating an overall data management plan that was incorporated in the institutional strategic plan. This plan included creating
                  institutional, departmental, and programmatic dashboards. In addition, we will discuss how long term practices around data
                  management created data integrity problems and how Izenda has been a useful tool in shining a light on these data issues.

                  Roundtable Discussions TBD

2:15PM      Breakout Sessions & Discussions:

                  Continuing Education Enhancements - Chris Myers, Jenzabar
                   We will discuss recent enhancements that have added improved functionality to the CE portal as well as some future 
                   development initiatives.

                  Registrar and Student Services Roundtable Discussion

3:30PM      SONIS Technical Update - Daniel Huggins, Jenzabar
                  This session will review future upgrade plans/schedule.

GPS should be set to: 211 Riverside Drive

Local Accommodations
Hilton Garden Inn Hartford South/Glastonbury
A discounted nightly rate of $159 + tax has been arranged for the nights of Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12. Please reference Goodwin College when making reservations via telephone.



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