Industry News

To help ensure schools and colleges have mobile-enabled emergency response plans, SchoolDude, a provider of operations management solutions, unveiled CrisisManager, a new mobile safety platform.

10/2/2014

Creating and managing online, flipped and hybrid learning just became easier thanks to enhanced integration between Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider for video creation and management solutions, and Canvas by Instructure, the modern learning management system that makes teaching and learning easier.

10/2/2014

In 2010-2011 higher ed experts ran a 1-year long project to collect benchmarking data for universities & colleges websites on 12 relevant metrics. The goal of this research was to provide useful data and establish the habit of checking and using Google Analytics data for web teams working in institutions of higher education.

10/2/2014

Unizin, a university-owned and directed consortium that provides standards-based digital education infrastructure for its members, announced that Oregon State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Minnesota are now members of Unizin.

10/2/2014

To drive innovations in higher education that increase college completion, value and affordability, the Education Department awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities under the new "First in the World" grant program.

10/2/2014

Microsoft employs 119 Whitman College alumni. In the future, that number may expand–at Microsoft and other tech companies–thanks to a new emphasis on computer science and the establishment of Whitman's first Microsoft Chair of Computer Science.

10/1/2014

Oracle is announcing the Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program, with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Texas System and University of Wisconsin–Madison participating to provide guidance and domain expertise that will help shape the design and development of Oracle Student Cloud.

10/1/2014

Jenzabar, Inc., a provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced that twelve higher education institutions selected Jenzabar ERP and administrative platforms so far this year. New clients include institutions of all sizes and types from traditional to continuing education-focused programs.

10/1/2014

Pearson announced the launch of REVEL–an immersive digital learning tool that replaces the printed textbook and existing online learning tools for general studies courses.

10/1/2014

Built on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform, Helix Retain provides a scalable and highly flexible solution that addresses retention challenges specific to each school and student, and employs relevant strategies to help them succeed.

9/30/2014

The College of New Rochelle announced a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a comprehensive program to enhance student success through innovative, collaborative learning strategies. It is the largest grant in the college’s history.

9/30/2014

Ninety-five percent of Americans believe public libraries play an important role in giving everyone a chance to succeed, but today’s headlines focus on the many challenges facing libraries and their risk of becoming irrelevant.

9/30/2014

Grinnell College students interested in working in public health can now begin their careers more quickly, thanks to a new cooperative degree program linking Grinnell and the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health.

9/30/2014

DSE, a tradeshow for digital display, interactive technology solutions and digital out-of-home networks, announced a deadline extension for discounted early registration to DSE ONE, now through Friday, October 10th.

9/30/2014

Unizin, a university-owned and directed consortium that provides standards-based Digital Education infrastructure for its members, announced that it is working with Blackboard and Instructure to connect their content platforms with the Unizin Content Relay.

9/29/2014

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