Is It Time to Renovate Your Student Union?

Any student or faculty member can tell you that the student union is the hub of any university. Thousands of people pass through the facility each day, visiting the dining halls, stopping by the book store or they have a meeting. Operations management must understand the student union traffic levels and know when an expansion or renovation...

3 Things Student Unions Need to Consider Before Implementing A People Counting System

Universities and their student unions are typically under a strict budget each year. In order to maintain their funding each department must carefully allocate funds. By implementing a people counting system universities have the data to back-up their decisions. Student unions see a lot of traffic, being the hub of campus, and it’s important...

Trending Technology Topics at ACUI 2017

Student life is always the focus of the ACUI annual conference and 2017 was no different. There were a few trending technology topics when it came to student life that unions were interested in. During the two days that the ACUI EXPO was being held there seemed to be two key topics that facility operators and directors were concerned with. They...

ACUI 2017 Just Week’s Away

The 97th annual Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Conference and EXPO is coming up, March 19-23, 2017. Student union staff members will have the opportunity to learn about technology and advancements that will help propel their college or university. This year the conference and EXPO will be held in the city of brotherly love,...