EMC Update, January 2016

Posted on 1/26/2016 5:08:07 PM
EMC Update, January 2016

The January 2016 issue of EMC Update (PDF, 12.7 MB) is now available for download.

In this issue, you’ll find:

Financial Aid: Helping Thousands with Millions as Semester Starts

Check out how much financial aid was awarded last fall. See the chart for the number of phone calls and service desk visits the Financial Aid Office handled at the start of the semester—a total of 3,691 in 10 days.

IUP Funds PHEAA Grant Awards to Help Students

In order to lessen the burden to students expecting funding through the PHEAA State Grant Program, IUP funded awards at the anticipated level for all students enrolled at IUP. 

Web Team Responsive to Shift in Web Traffic

The last year has seen a shift in web traffic toward the mobile and the personalized. The website redesign currently in progress adapts to this shift by making IUP.edu responsive to a variety of screen sizes.

Template Update Launches Forward

The Web Team has prioritized conversion of our most vital sites, as well as those containing our top 100 most visited pages. Because of this approach, we have already converted 61% of the approximately 67,000 pages on the website.

Graduate Marketing Initiatives Reach Out

In Fall 2015, Graduate Marketing embarked on a comprehensive overhaul of the graduate admissions web pages. We now reach an average of 125,000 potential graduate students every month on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, resulting in almost 4,000 web clicks during fall 2015.

Google Advertisements Draw Prospective Students

Graduate marketing continues to focus on digital Google advertisements to drive web traffic and inquiries.

Admissions: Know the Latest Numbers for Your College

Get the latest undergraduate admissions numbers for each college and the Academy of Culinary Arts.

Graduate Enrollment Numbers for Spring, Summer, and Fall

Get the latest admissions and enrollment numbers for graduate programs and see how they compare to recent years.

You can find the January 2016 issue, as well as a feedback form, on the EMC website. Let us know what you think about these topics and tell us what you'd like to see included in future issues of EMC Update through the feedback form.