Industry News

The Open Education Consortium announced a partnership with the National e-Learning Center of Saudi Arabia to offer a year-long, comprehensive eLearning Pioneers Program. The core of the program is built on the principles of online learning in the U.S. to prepare female faculty and university leaders with skills in online learning.

7/28/2015

Tegile Systems, a provider of flash-driven storage arrays for databases, virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, announced that Northwest Nazarene University has selected its Intelligent Flash Storage System to provide the reliability and performance needed to support its mission-critical ERP system.

7/28/2015

Blackboard Inc. announced that, in collaboration with NXP Semiconductors N.V., they have shipped more than one million near-field communication-compatible campus cards since 2012.

7/27/2015

The Faculty of Engineering at National University of Singapore, in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, has launched the Centre for Next Generation Logistics.

7/27/2015

Earlier this summer, Passport launched on the Auraria Higher Education Center, Weber State University and University of Central Florida campuses. Ole Miss, University of Nebraska, Oregon State University, Michigan State University and University of Michigan campuses will be soon to follow.

7/27/2015

The Missouri University of Science & Technology at Rolla, Mo., will receive a $1M grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fund research on the impacts of climate change on indoor air quality and resulting health effects.

7/27/2015

Data Conversion Laboratory, a resource to help in organizing and converting content into digital formats, announced the start of the second phase of the Scopus Cited References Expansion Program.

7/24/2015

You remember Blackboard, don’t you? It’s that not-so-sleek site you used to submit assignments to your college professors—the one you cursed to death when it failed to save that paper on Plato’s Republic you spent hours working on.

7/24/2015

Southeast Community College has launched Awareity’s anonymous reporting and prevention platform, TIPS (Threat Assessment, Incident Management and Prevention Services), allowing the campus community to confidentially report potentially harmful incidents, accidents or concerning behaviors and ensuring the appropriate campus personnel take immediate action.

7/24/2015

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries recently joined HathiTrust, a partnership of research institutions committed to preserving and providing access to digitized monographs and other materials via a shared repository.

7/24/2015

Jenzabar, Inc., a provider of software, strategies and services for higher education, announced that 68 higher education institutions have deployed their entire Jenzabar enterprise resource planning system in the cloud.

7/23/2015

San Diego State University is making class time more personable in a unique new learning studio with help from Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, a provider of video creation and management solutions.

7/23/2015

Baylor University announced a gift of $10M to the department of communication sciences and disorders that will transform its students’ educational experience, expand its service to those with speech-language needs in Texas and position the department for national impact as a leader in the field of speech language pathology.

7/23/2015

American Sentinel University, an accredited healthcare-focused online university, has been named an approved national education provider for Aureus Medical Group, a provider of healthcare staffing services in the U.S.

7/23/2015

TargetX announces its launch of the first mobile college admissions application designed for students during the opening keynote at the annual TargetX CRM Summit in Washington DC, on July 20th. This news follows TargetX’s acquisition of the student-focused mobile and enrollment analytics firm, Uversity.

7/22/2015

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