e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education and Converge Online today announced winners in the seventh annual Digital Community Colleges Survey. The survey documents advances made by community colleges in utilizing information technology and recognizes which colleges are providing a high level of service to their faculty, students, and communities as a result.

Mid-Sized Colleges Category – Between 5,000 and 10,000 Students

1st Virginia Western Community College

2nd Atlanta Technical College

2nd Darton State College

3rd Hostos Community College

4th Germanna Community College

4th Laramie County Community College

4th Lord Fairfax Community College

5th Walters State Community College

6th NorthWest Arkansas Community College

7th Lake Land College

8th Aims Community College

8th New River Community College

9th College of the Redwoods

9th Georgia Northwestern Technical College

10th Minnesota West Community and Technical College

The survey looked at technology integration into college curriculum and campus life, documenting use of online admissions processes, distance education, technology training for students and faculty, campus security alerts, use of Web 2.0 social and collaborative capabilities, as well as online tutoring and advisory services. Use of mobile devices was also a key indicator of success.

“As community college enrollments continue to increase, school leaders are incorporating new technologies to enhance student services and improve course curriculum,” said Cathilea Robinett, executive vice president of the Center for Digital Education. “Expanded distance learning offerings, use of mobile devices, and greater collaboration – among other efforts – demonstrate these winners’ drive to provide students with a high-quality education at a lower cost. Congratulations!”