Samford University, a Luminis® Switch and Banner® Institution Launches LookingGlass Student Portal

Cleveland, Ohio, 2016-Jun-29 — /EPR Network/ — Samford University, located in Homewood, Alabama, switched from Luminis® Portal and launched LookingGlass Platform, a leading Platform-as-a-Service (PAAS) provider of an integrated, Enterprise Portal, Customer Relationship Management, Web Content Management, Single Sign-On and Mobile App Solutions, as the institution’s Student Portal.

Samford’s LookingGlass Platform, launched as Samford University Portal, supports the institution’s current strategic plans of improving their operational effectiveness and provide integrated communication along with collaboration services that enhances the student experience and contribute to student success.

Samford’s LookingGlass Student Portal includes the following features:

QuickLaunch Single-Sign-On Integration to systems such as:

  • Banner®
  • Moodle®
  • Gmail®
  • DegreeWorks®

LookingGlass Dashboard Apps for Gmail® and Moodle®

  • Allows the user to view details specific to target application directly into the portal without manually logging into the target system

LookingGlass Message Center

LookingGlass Apps Interoperates with Banner®

LookingGlass Web Content Management System

  • Staging & Workflow
  • WCAG, AA and AAA compliantt

Responsive UI

“We are pleased that Samford University switched from Luminis® and launched LookingGlass Platform. We look forward to provide students with a seamless user experience and support the institution’s strategic objectives with our LookingGlass integrated student portal and mobile solutions,” said Anjli Jain Naguboyina, Founder and Chairman of the LookingGlass Platform.

About Samford

Samford University, located in Homewood, AL, was established in 1841 as Howard College. Samford offers 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, with 158 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations. Graduate degrees are offered in business, divinity, design studies, education, health professions, environmental management, law, music, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 varsity sports — eight men’s and nine women’s — that participate at the NCAA Division I level in the Southern Conference.

For more information, please visit www.samford.edu

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About LookingGlass
With more than 550 clients and 11 million end users, LookingGlass is the leading Platform-as-a-Service provider of an integrated, Enterprise Portal, Constituent Relationship Management, Web Content Management, Single Sign-On and Mobile App Solutions.

For more information on LookingGlass, visit www.lookingglassplatform.com.

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