Access for A-State Uni to 1.7million+ learners
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY FURTHER THEIR DIGITAL ADOPTION STRATEGY, SIGNING UP AS A RECEIVING ORGANIZATION FOR VERIFIED DIGITAL CREDENTIALS THROUGH DIGITARY
Digitary’s global network will provide access for Arkansas State University to over 1.7 million learners and enable these learners to share their credentials directly to A-State.
Today Arkansas State University are officially welcomed onboard the Digitary global network to receive verified digital credentials, part of the University’s progression of their digital adoption strategies and commitment to digitally sustainable practices.
As a receiving organization on the Digitary network, Arkansas State University will gain access to verified documents from over 1.7 million learners currently with registered accounts, and have the opportunity to receive academic credentials from the growing number of learners from Australia, NZ, Ireland, UK, Canada and Japan.
Arkansas State University will be able to access original digital academic credentials shared through the platform, which have been certified and awarded by accredited education providers on Digitary’s platforms to learners. Employing advanced security and operational procedures, these documents are authentic, tamper-evident, and legally valid. The underlying systems have been independently tested by security experts and documents contain digital signatures that meet and exceed the standard requirements in the USA, Australia and New Zealand.
A-State has over 150 degrees recognized by 20 top accreditations including ABET and AACSB and offers affordable tuition and costs of living with scholarship opportunities for undergraduate freshman and transfer. The University has more that 450 international students who represent over 60 countries.
Digitary has established partnerships with CollegeNET (US), EdExchange (US), DreamApply (EU), and CHESICC (China) to allow for extended official document exchange. Digitary also powers My eQuals, an online platform supporting official document exchange in both PDF and XML formats for post-secondary institutions in Australia and New Zealand.
“Focusing on its mission to educate leaders, enhance intellectual growth and enrich lives, Arkansas State University is the catalyst for progress in our state, the Delta and the Mid-South region. We are delighted to partner with Digitary, world leaders in academic credentialling solutions, and work collaboratively towards providing trusted digital technology which underpins our objectives and supports our learners global mobility in their journey from study into employment. We are really proud to now be able to say that A-State accepts academic documents digitally certified by accredited institutions through secure electronic services as part of a learner’s application to A-State. Digitary and My eQuals are trusted partners and solutions to A-State, and we welcome international applicants to share their qualifications and streamline their application.” Akuri Lingenfelter, Assistant Director for Admissions and Recruitment, International Programs, Arkansas State University
“We are excited to welcome Arkansas State University into the global Digitary network to avail of verified digital credentials in their receiving inbox. Digitary’s passion to support learners through secure and innovative solutions correlates strongly with A-State’s mission and we look forward to working together. In collaborating with A-State to this point, we understand the challenges currently existing for the Admissions team and their prospective student applicants. We are excited to enable learners and A-State to link more closely through our secure digital solutions and ensure applications can be effectively processed so that learners can continue their lifelong learning journey.” Daniel Hibbert, Commercial Director, Digitary
About Arkansas State University
Arkansas State University (A-State or ASU) is a public research university in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System and the second largest university in Arkansas. The university was founded in 1909 and is located atop 1,376 acres (5.6 km2) on Crowley’s Ridge. In 2018, Arkansas State was classified among “R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity”. The university nevertheless maintains a focus on undergraduate instruction and small class sizes, with a student-faculty ratio of 16:1, ranked #76 in undergraduate teaching nationwide as of 2020. To learn more, visit www.astate.edu
Digitary was launched in Dublin, Ireland in 2005, and has grown to become the leading online platform for certifying, sharing, and verifying academic credentials. Learner-centric since the very start, Digitary enables millions of Learners to access their verified achievements and to share them with others securely, quickly, and easily. Digitary is now used by organisations in over 135 countries. Most recently Digitary has been selected as the technology partner for new nationwide digital credentialling initiatives with The Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada ARUCC National Network for Canada and Research Consortium for the Sustainable Promotion of International Education (RECSIE) for a dedicated National Network for Japan.
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Arkansas State University – Akuri Lingenfelter
Digitary Commercial Director – Daniel Hibbert
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