Arlington, VA – June 4, 2018
Symplicity, a market leader in enterprise technology for higher education and Laureate Mexico, largest network of higher education institutions in Mexico, announced today an innovative new collaboration that will support Laureate's employability strategy to provide outstanding employability services to their students.
Laureate Mexico has chosen CSM Enterprise™ by Symplicity for its universities The Universidad Tecnológica de México (Unitec) and the Universidad del Valle de México (UVM). The project aims to provide a unified student experience across faculties and to improve student retention and efficient campus operations.
Ivan Alonso, IT Vice president for Mexico & Central America at Laureate stated: "We were looking for a robust solution that could be implemented on an institution-wide level. Symplicity CSM Enterprise will empower us to efficiently and securely manage student data, streamline reporting and increase operational efficiency on campus. The collaboration with Symplicity supports our strategy to make Laureate student employability a top priority".
"As the workplace changes, so do employer requirements and expectations on graduates. This influences the way universities approach career readiness to ensure their students can succeed in the new world of work" said Matt Small, CEO at Symplicity. "We see these changes happening fast and at a global level, influencing and disrupting all areas of universities and student life. We're proud that Symplicity's vision and technology can effectively support institutions like Laureate to develop career-ready students who will succeed in the global world."
About Symplicity Corporation - The student experience company
Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Arlington, VA, Symplicity is a trusted advisor for higher education for over 20 years. We provide comprehensive solutions that help universities to better manage all aspects of student life including career services, student conduct, wellbeing and disability management. With our campus-wide approach, we enable universities to increase employability outcomes, admissions, employer engagement, and rankings. Over 1,300 higher education institutions worldwide trust our innovative solutions. www.symplicity.com
About Laureate Education, Inc.
Laureate Mexico is part of Laureate Education, Inc. the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions, with more than one million students enrolled at 60 institutions in nearly 20 countries at campuses and online. Laureate offers high-quality, undergraduate, graduate, and specialized degree programs in a wide range of academic disciplines that provide attractive employment prospects. Laureate believes that when our students succeed, countries prosper and societies benefit. This belief is expressed through the company’s philosophy of being Here for Good and is represented by its status as a Certified B Corporation® and conversion in 2015 to a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, a new class of corporation committed to creating a positive impact on society. For more information: www.laureate.net
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