Student Success Blog For Educators


June 01, 2018

Portfolium’s Student Success Platform Selected by Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago will leverage Portfolium’s full-stack Student Success platform to capture student work samples, assess them for competencies, and match those competencies to internship and job opportunities using Portfolium’s TalentMatch technology.


When considering technologies best suited to fuel the full student success lifecycle at Columbia, the institution chose Portfolium in part due to its seamless integration with their learning management system, Canvas by Instructure. Columbia also considered Portfolium’s track record of successful student adoption and strong customer support.


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“Student success is a continuous, multi-phased journey. Columbia College Chicago understands that the energy of classroom learning can and should be captured, conserved and reused as currency in the post-graduation career marketplace. We’re proud to deliver some of the infrastructure critical to each phase,” said Jim Milton, VP Strategy at Portfolium.


Other use cases for Portfolium at Columbia will include assessment, accreditation readiness, career readiness, and as a general purpose showcase for student and faculty achievement. Portfolium will also be leveraged as a social network used to students with alumni for mentoring opportunities.



Columbia College Chicago is a private, nonprofit college offering a distinctive curriculum that blends creative and media arts, liberal arts, and business for nearly 7,500 students in more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Dedicated to academic excellence and long-term career success, Columbia College Chicago creates a dynamic, challenging and collaborative space for students who experience the world through a creative lens.



Portfolium is revolutionizing the way students connect learning to career opportunity by providing the only Student Success Network that connects 4M+ students, faculty and alumni with employers. By leveraging Portfolium’s ePortfolios, assessment software, and badging technology, educators equip students to navigate intentional learning pathways to employment.


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