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"Students, Finance & Completion" Booklet Released

With content introduced by TouchNet President Adam McDonald, this Inside Higher Ed publication explores the financial aspects of earning a college degree and some of the tools, incentives, and partnerships institutions are using to help students pay for and complete their education. Download the booklet here.


Ellucian Partner Award Winners Announced

Ellucian honored its top 2018 partners at the Partner Forum held in conjunction with the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Read the article here.


Ellucian Names TouchNet “Partner of the Year”

Campus software and services provider Ellucian named TouchNet Partner of the Year at its Partner Forum reception during the EDUCAUSE Conference. Read the article here.


TouchNet Ready Partner Program Welcomes Ulyngo Marketplace

The Ulyngo multi-channel marketplace, which enables students to complete various campus-related commerce transactions online, is the newest addition to the TouchNet Ready Partner Program. Read the article here.


Streamlining payments for a better student experience

Institutions are opting for an omnichannel approach to payments across campus. Read the article here.


A Complete Approach to Campus Commerce at Texas State University

Upgrading to a comprehensive commerce platform helps Texas State take a complete approach to campus commerce with TouchNet. Read the article here.


Global Payments Announces TouchNet International Expansion

Providing technology enabled, software driven solutions to the higher education market worldwide

Atlanta & Kansas City, Mo. – Global Payments, Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services announced the international expansion of its TouchNet business. TouchNet provides a technology enabled, software driven solution for colleges and universities that centralizes and manages campus commerce. To read the full press release, click here.


Global Payments Merger with Heartland Payment Systems Effective Today

Lenexa, KS – Monday, April 25, 2016. TouchNet today received the much-anticipated news that the merger of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) and Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY) has been finalized. The combined organization will be one of the world’s leading providers of payment technology services, serving more than 2.5 million merchants globally. Based in Atlanta, Global Payments provides a broad range of products and services for enabling all types of merchant payments across a variety of distribution channels in markets around the world.

TouchNet is a wholly owned subsidiary of Heartland Payment Systems and is now part of Global Payments. “We are delighted to be part of this expanded payments organization,” remarked Dan Toughey, Senior Vice President, TouchNet. “The additional resources and expertise available to us will help TouchNet continue to be the leader in financial technology solutions for colleges and universities.”

For more information, see the Global Payments news release.

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