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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.


The National University of Ireland Galway adopts Ellucian CRM Recruit for recruiting process improvement

The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) has selected Ellucian CRM Recruit to enhance analytics and reporting capabilities for their recruitment and marketing initiatives. 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.


Cougar Cards in planning phases to have upgrades

The Cougar Card Advisory Committee plans to centralize the capabilities of the multiple cards students use to one “Campus Smart Card,” expanding the card’s purview to cover the functions of the Cougar Card and Metro Q-Card as well as allow students to access parking and transportation and purchase items from vending machines. To read the full article, click here.


Ellucian and TouchNet Introduce Cloud-Based ID Card Solution

Ellucian and TouchNet have expanded their partnership with the launch of Ellucian OneCard VIP by TouchNet, a cloud-based campus ID card solution that communicates in real-time with Ellucian ERP systems. Ellucian OneCard VIP delivers a platform for transactions and access on campus that simplifies student life, maintains student access privileges and enables payments campus-wide via one card or app. For more information, click 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.


Announcing Ellucian Payment Center by TouchNet

Ellucian™ and TouchNet® today announced availability of a centralized payment system that will help institutions of higher education streamline their accounts receivable and payments processes. Campuses throughout the world will now be able to offer synchronized and secure payment processing through a new payment engine, the Ellucian Payment Center by TouchNet. click here.

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