WESCO Uplifts Local Community at NAEP Conference

The National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Annual Meeting is a place for procurement colleagues from schools large and small, public and private, across the country. But this year’s event also provided an opportunity for conference attendees to give back. WESCO sponsored two community service projects at NAEP 2017 to benefit the local community of Reno, NV.

Smart Classrooms: Helping Students and Teachers Thrive

Only a few years ago, classrooms were bursting with blackboards, pencils and notebooks. Today, you don’t have to look far to find a plethora of monitors, computers, tablets and smartphones. Recent advances in technology have found their way into schools because of the numerous benefits to both students and teachers. Increased school performance, healthier lifestyles and added convenience can all be achieved by integrating technology with traditional classroom learning for a truly smart classroom.

4 Ways Campus Lighting Can Help (or Hurt) Students

There are a lot of variables when it comes to a student’s success in college. Good study habits, passionate teachers, and valuable campus resources all contribute to a positive college experience. But one aspect of campus life that touches students’ lives every day is often overlooked. Believe it or not, a big determinant of campus success is lighting.

5 Ways PoE Can Benefit College Students and Administrators

At any university, it doesn’t take long to notice the plethora of outlets and cables lining the walls and hallways of campus buildings. It takes a lot to power the various technologies used on a campus, including cell phones, tablets, desktops and projectors. Students and professors expect a 24/7 connection, whether they’re learning in a classroom or walking between buildings. Network connections must be fast and reliable so everyone can be plugged in anywhere on campus.

How to Know If Your Emergency Plan Is (or Isn't) Protecting Your Campus

Universities and colleges face many possible risks. While it may be impossible to plan for every crisis situation, you can put processes in place to be prepared. Creating a robust emergency plan is the first step to ensuring a safe place for students, faculty, and the general public. But once your plan is in place, how do you know if it is actively protecting your campus?  

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