Features

  • community space

    Design for Community Spaces

    Today's community colleges are interested in placemaking, in creating campuses where students learn, linger, and interact. With an eye to design, here are three examples of community colleges stepping up their interior spaces to improve the student experience.

  • Managing Hazardous Waste on Campus

    Colleges and universities should have plans in place at the beginning of the school year to ensure the safe management of hazardous waste. Doing so ensures the safety of both the campus and surrounding communities.

  • Five Ways Audiovisual Experiences Can Benefit Higher Education

    Rapid advances in AV technologies over the past decade have created new opportunities to improve education. Let’s dive into five different ways that colleges and universities can put this new generation of AV solutions to work.

  • Design/Build Value Comparison on Campus

    The recent addition of three laboratory buildings on the campus of Colorado State University, completed through three different delivery methods, allowed the university to determine the delivery method that was more cost efficient, efficient, and enjoyable, while retaining a high level of design and construction.

  • The Planning and Design of Workforce Development Centers

    Colleges and universities across the U.S. are creating workforce development centers to educate and train a new workforce. Programs frequently fall into two categories: industry-specific skilled trades training and automotive engineering training.

Research & Special Reports

  • 2018 Facilities Sourcebook

    CP&M Facilities Sourcebook 2018

    This special section is designed as a reference to aid campus administrators in making the most of their resources by helping them evaluate suppliers and examine the range of options available. 07/01/2018 Full Report

  • 2018 Operations Health Index

    Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

    What can empower your team and help transform your operations for the better? Data. Using data to your advantage can make all the difference in getting the results your institution is after. See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index. 04/20/2018 Full Report

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