Industry News

HP announced that academic institutions are leveraging HP TippingPoint network security solutions to help prevent and immediately block certain cyber threats through security intelligence utilizing proactive intrusion prevention, broad-scoped threat protection and application awareness and control.

10/21/2014

In recognition of America’s Safe Schools Week, October 19-25, SchoolDude, a provider of operations management solutions, launched a new third-party research study. The results of the K-12 and higher education administrator survey are highlighted in a coordinating infographic: Safety & Crisis Planning in Today’s Schools: Overcoming the Hurdles.

10/21/2014

A state-of-the-art lecture capture system by Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions, has been successfully rolled out at the University of Leeds in the UK following the new start of term.

10/21/2014

Apogee, a higher ed residential network provider, announced its selection by SUNY Buffalo State, the largest comprehensive college in the State University of New York System, to provide and manage ResNet services for its on-campus student residents.

10/20/2014

Five women are all attending college on full, four-year scholarships - the first class of scholars to be supported through a partnership between New College of Florida and the Daughters for Life Foundation, with financial support from the Sarasota community.

10/20/2014

Penn State has been informed of an end-of-life date for ANGEL, the course management system currently used by Penn State students and faculty. On October 15, 2016, Blackboard, the company that acquired ANGEL in 2009, will no longer support most instances of the system.

10/20/2014

As the need for qualified science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers continues to rise, a program in Fresno State’s College of Science and Mathematics has been encouraging students to become credentialed teachers for more than a decade.

10/20/2014

TERMINALFOUR announced the completion of a $2M investment in its higher education digital engagement platform. This is the culmination of 18 months R&D and evolves the product beyond its web content management roots to a full digital engagement platform for higher education.

10/17/2014

Construction has begun on a new customer electrical substation and underground electrical infrastructure at Webster University in Webster Groves, Missouri. Kwame Building Group, Inc. is the construction manager on the project, which will be completed in July 2016.

10/17/2014

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. announced the launch of the Wiley Open Access Account Dashboard, an online tool that simplifies management of open access funds for institutions and funders. The Account Dashboard is now available for all Wiley Open Access Account holders.

10/17/2014

Starfish Retention Solutions, Inc., a student success company, announced the availability of Starfish 5, the latest release of the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform.

10/17/2014

AOptix, a pioneer in ultra-high capacity wireless communications,announced that Car-sa, a Mexico-based alternative carrier, has successfully deployed the AOptix Intellimax wireless transport product at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey to replace lower-capacity wireless connections.

10/16/2014

Campus Televideo, an integrator of television programming to colleges and universities, has added Philo, a next-generation IPTV service, as a new IPTV solution for its clients.

10/16/2014

To help states and community colleges strengthen pipelines into STEM careers that do not require a four-year degree, Achieving the Dream and Jobs for the Future have created a Middle-Skill STEM State Policy Framework.

10/16/2014

Learners now have the opportunity to enroll in 18 new Specializations—a targeted sequence of courses designed to build high-demand skills and subject matter expertise.

10/16/2014

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