Degree Works Enables University of Nebraska at Omaha Students and Advisors Plan for Graduation

LIVE FREE Webinar Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:00-3:00pm ET

OVERVIEW:

University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) went live with Ellucian Degree Works™ in the fall of 2010 to provide students with a clearer picture of degree requirements and advisors with more time for meaningful advising. Attend this webinar and hear directly from the core delivery team at UNO about what life was like before the solution, why they decided to purchase Ellucian DegreeWorks, lessons learned from the implementation, and the benefits they now realize from the registrar, student, and advisor perspective. The team will leave ample time at the end of the session to answer your questions and share their insights.

 

Presenter: Eric Manley

Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Chemistry 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Manley is Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Chemistry.  His job in the Dean’s office is primarily related to student services, including student advising.  Fifteen years ago he worked with the Registrar’s office to implement On Course, the degree audit system embedded in SIS +.  Five years ago he began to work with a core team including people from the Registrar’s Office and other administrative offices. The team’s task was to install DegreeWorks and get it linked to the People Soft student information system which was also being installed.  The team spent considerable time configuring the system. Eric has written the Scribe code for rules of all the Arts and Sciences degrees, majors, minors and certificates. He has also written code for informational audits of pre-professional program requirements.