Industry News

To become effective members of the future workforce, students must go beyond simply memorizing course concepts; they must gain a deep understanding of their course material and learn how to think like professionals.

2/20/2015

Bricks R Us announces its initiative to help universities build memories through brick fundraising. Raising money is essential, but sometimes challenging, for universities and alumni associations. Using brick fundraising is a proven method of raising money for many collegiate organizations.

2/20/2015

Education technology company Instructure has raised a big new round on its way to an initial public offering later this year, according to several sources familiar with the company’s plans.

2/20/2015

The University of the Virgin Islands has been awarded a five-year $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration, as part of a White House initiative to strengthen cybersecurity expertise in America.

2/19/2015

STANLEY Security, a global security company specializing in advanced integrated security solutions for higher education campuses nationwide, announces the significant growth of its partnership with D. Stafford & Associates and the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals.

2/19/2015

Geared toward both U.S. and international professionals who seek the MIT experience in a condensed timeframe, the new Short Programs courses offer executives, managers, as well as scientists, engineers, and technical professionals worldwide the opportunity to engage with MIT faculty.

2/19/2015

The New York Times and CIG Education Group have come together to launch NYT EDUcation, a new education initiative. NYT EDUcation marries The New York Times’s content and award-winning journalism to the educational expertise of CIG Education Group, developer of branded academic institutions.

2/19/2015

Relative Content released its free mobile application, TeachBack, for iPhone and Android. TeachBack is a classroom education tool that gathers structured feedback from students about their educators’ lessons, lectures and overall class experiences.

2/19/2015

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training has awarded the Pearson North America Efficacy Implementation team the Authorized Provider accreditation status.

2/18/2015

In a move to provide greater flexibility for students, the University of Indianapolis this year is nearly doubling the number of summer courses available to undergraduates.

2/18/2015

Norwich University has partnered with the United States Army Reserve to develop cyber-education curricula that align with federal standards and cybersecurity needs.

2/18/2015

Vertex Inc., a provider of corporate enterprise tax solutions and services, has partnered with the College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University to become an IST Corporate Associate.

2/18/2015

CampusLogic, creator of financial aid software solutions, added an IP-reporting feature that enables schools to combat student aid fraud. Student aid fraud is said to cost taxpayers $1 billion or more a year, and until now, there has been no way for institutions to prevent this costly cybercrime.

2/17/2015

Cengage Learning, a global education company, will bring LearnLaunch Accelerator, an edtech startup program, to Latin America via Cengage Learning’s Laboratorio de Innovacion en Experiencias de Aprendizaje.

2/17/2015

With new technology from AcademyOne, the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges launched a statewide Prior Learning Assessment solution, called College Credit FastTrack.

2/17/2015

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