Industry News

OrcaTV announced the launch of its media platform for colleges and universities allowing students, faculty and staff to stay in touch with everything that is happening on campus in real-time.

1/27/2015

State legislators play an integral role in improving education and they consistently strive to learn more about how to advance high student achievement in the United States. But legislators are also very aware that despite decades of reform, the United States does poorly on education achievement when compared to other countries.

1/27/2015

TargetX has been recognized for the 3rd consecutive year for making a positive difference on college campuses by the higher ed leaders who named it to University Business magazine's "Readers' Choice Top Products" for 2014.

1/27/2015

If you buy a Blu-Ray player on Amazon.com, the online seller might recommend movies based on what you previously searched for or purchased in the past. If Amazon can do that selling a product, can that same model be used to help students succeed in college? The answer is yes.

1/27/2015

In an effort to increase the number of registered nurses in Nebraska with bachelor’s degrees, the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing will provide early, guaranteed admission in the RN to BSN program for qualified students enrolled in associate degree nursing programs at the state's community colleges.

1/26/2015

Taskstream, an assessment, accreditation and e-portfolio software provider to higher education institutions, announced the release of new functionality to advance learning outcomes assessment.

1/26/2015

After two years of construction and many years in the making, the $41M, 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center has officially opened on Young Harris College’s campus.

1/26/2015

Virginia Western Community College has partnered with Digarc, a provider of academic catalog management software, to help the institution improve the online student experience and transform current catalog production processes.

1/26/2015

In Newport, Rhode Island, Salve Regina University has partnered with IYRS School of Technology & Trades and will begin offering a traditional building arts degree as part of its undergraduate cultural and historic preservation program.

1/23/2015

Coinciding with the beginning of the spring 2015 academic semester, Simmons College announced its new brand messaging along with the launch of a new, enhanced website.

1/23/2015

By tackling real-world business challenges, University of Alabama students are poised to gain highly marketable analytical skills using the latest in SAS data visualization technologies.

1/23/2015

D2L (formerly Desire2Learn), the EdTech company that created Brightspace—an integrated learning platform—announced that Queen’s University has selected Brightspace as its campus-wide learning platform.

1/23/2015

As President Obama outlines ambitious education policies in his State of the Union speech, ACT announces its commitment to ensuring that the proposed programs and legislative efforts meet their intended goals of improving opportunities and access for a larger group of American students and workers.

1/22/2015

In response to President Obama's call to better protect student privacy, the National Student Clearinghouse announced that it signed the Student Privacy Pledge sponsored by the Software & Information Industry Association and The Future of Privacy Forum.

1/22/2015

Bomgar, a provider of enterprise remote support solutions, announced that the Bomgar Remote Support solution has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2014.

1/22/2015

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