Kent State University to use GlyphEd™ to Discover Insights in Freshman Student Data

October 02 12:30 2017 Print This Article

Alexandria, Va, Oct. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GlyphEd™, the leading provider of interactive data visualization and discovery technology for college and university enrollment management teams, announced today that Kent State University joined its customer roster. Kent State, a public research university in Kent, Ohio, with seven regional campuses throughout Northeast Ohio, chose GlyphEd’s data visualization software to conduct a proof of concept that will enable holistic analysis of freshman class data.

GlyphEd™ presents student data related to academic and extracurricular information within a single graphical/visual representation on the user’s computer screen. Users can view all of their student related data holistically, in context, to enhance analysis and find answers more quickly.

“Student success is our priority at Kent State,” said T. David Garcia, senior associate vice president for strategic enrollment management at Kent State. “We want to take every opportunity to understand our students and their needs so that we can create the most valuable education and experience for them while they are students and throughout their careers. Our proof of concept with GlyphEd™ is designed to provide unique insights into our data that will help us to see our freshman class with greater clarity so that we can ensure their success while at Kent State.”

In his role at Kent State, Garcia oversees undergraduate admissions and student financial aid.

“We strive to help schools provide the best education possible for their students,” said Mark Sloan, Founder and CEO of GlyphEd™. “We are excited to work with Kent State, who has such a great commitment to their students, as they work to better understand the individuals in their freshman class, as well as the class as a whole. We look forward to providing visualizations that help them to discover new opportunities and create new options for student success.

GlyphEd™ integrates with existing CRM and enrollment management data systems allowing schools to benefit from data they already capture. Schools such as the University of Notre Dame, Gannon University, John Carroll University, Kent State, as well as higher education consulting firms, use GlyphEd™ to maximize insight from their data.

GlyphEd Early Adopters get all of the benefits of mastering their Big Data with GlyphEd as well as the opportunity to provide feedback and design ideas regarding the functionality, design, and usability of GlyphEd’s software.

University and college teams with data, ideas, and an interest in helping GlyphEd build products that will greatly improve admissions and enrollment processes are encouraged to apply at

About GlyphEd™
GlyphEd™ is transforming the way Enrollment Management Offices interact with data for discovery and insight. It offers a new way to interact with data, discover insights, and make informed decisions. Ultimately, the GlyphEd™ Enrollment Management GlyphKIT™ allows colleges and universities to make faster, more informed decisions across Marketing / Recruiting, Admissions, Financial Aid, and Retention (coming soon). Additionally, GlyphEd™ sits on top of existing IT investments in CRM and other data – allowing colleges and universities to get a greater return on IT investments.
For more information about GlyphEd, visit  Contact us at: [email protected]

 About Kent State University
Kent State University is one of 76 public higher-research universities, as categorized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is ranked in the first-tier list of Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. With eight campuses spanning Northeast Ohio, a College of Podiatric Medicine, a Regional Academic Center, and academic sites in major world capitals such as New York City, Geneva and Florence, Kent State is one of Ohio’s leading public universities and a major educational, economic and cultural resource far beyond the Northeast Ohio region it has served since 1910. The student body comprises more than 39,000 students, including more than 2,000 international students from 104 countries, and the worldwide alumni family exceeds 235,000. The addition of new learning environments from the sciences to the arts and the development of exciting new academic programs such as aerospace engineering, geographic information science and business analytics characterize Kent State’s focus on transformational educational experiences.

John Lang (571) 733-9471 [email protected]
For more information about GlyphEd, visit  Contact us at: [email protected]

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