Industry News

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 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

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

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

Vista Higher Learning, a higher education publisher focused exclusively on language instruction, announced the release of Portales, an interactive online program for teaching and learning Spanish at the college level.

2/17/2015

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

The University of San Diego is launching the World Interactive Study Environment, the first-ever interactive learning platform that allows students and professors to connect classroom concepts with real world discoveries through photographs, videos, interactive conversations and comments all occurring in real time.

2/13/2015

Leaders of all 13 of Tennessee’s community colleges held a press conference at the state capitol to emphasize their support for continuing Tennessee’s commitment to higher K-12 academic standards that prepare students for college study.

2/13/2015

In 2013-14, 12 percent of postsecondary institutions known as Hispanic-Serving Institutions, enrolled 60 percent of Latino undergraduates. As HSIs celebrate 20 years of federal funding, Excelencia in Education and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities release analysis of HSIs in 2013-14.

2/13/2015

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