Industry News

To provide a seamless experience for institutions and learners, Pearson announced a strategic partnership with Augusoft Lumens, the cloud-based enrollment management system designed for the unique needs of the continuing education industry.

7/11/2014

Huron Consulting Group Inc., a provider of business consulting services, announced that the company has made a strategic investment in Shorelight Holdings LLC, parent company of Shorelight Education.

7/10/2014

Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Inc., the designer of HoverCam document cameras and portable scanners, and Splashtop, the leader in cross-device computing and collaboration, announced a partnership allowing HoverCam document cameras to wirelessly stream live video images to any classroom tablet or device.

7/10/2014

The Association of American Universities, an association of leading public and private research universities, launched the AAU STEM Initiative Hub, a website that will both support and widen the impact of the association's initiative to improve the quality of undergraduate teaching and learning in STEM fields at its member institutions.

7/10/2014

ACT, the nation’s leader in college and career readiness, has acquired Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of education technology solutions headquartered in Monterey, Calif. Pacific Metrics will be owned by ACT but will remain a separate, stand-alone company.

7/10/2014

Loyola University Chicago's Center for Sustainable Urban Living showcases many of LUC’s most innovative, eco-friendly features, including natural light and views from nearly 400 large, high-performance windows from Wausau Window and Wall Systems.

7/10/2014

Scaller helps improve retention rates at colleges and universities by proactively connecting students with existing support services and resources. It is a proven, easy-to-use interactive voice response solution.

7/9/2014

The 60-hour curriculum will focus on urban education and school turnaround, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach that blends theory and applied research with practice. In keeping with Xavier’s Mission, it is designed for the educator who wants to become a leader and agent of change in approaching the current challenges facing many schools.

7/9/2014

Blackboard Inc. announced the acquisition of Perceptis, an industry-leading help desk and student support services provider. Through the acquisition, Blackboard extends its capabilities to provide integrated services to support students at every step of their education pathway.

7/9/2014

This week Students for Concealed Carry Foundation, Inc. filed a lawsuit in Franklin County Common Pleas Court challenging The Ohio State University’s authority to ban lawful possession of firearms by students, faculty and other affiliates on its campuses.

7/9/2014

Jack L. and Carolyn A. Sparks, of Altoona, Penn., have made a gift commitment to Penn State Altoona to create the Jack and Carolyn Sparks Trustee Scholarship, honoring the lives of their late sons, Scott and Todd.

7/8/2014

LoudCloud Systems announced the release of the first purpose built competency based learning platform. Redesigned form the ground up, Loud Cloud CBL is the next evolution in LMS technology and the first step to providing technology to support competency and mastery based learning in K-12 and higher education.

7/8/2014

The German-based provider of technical education solutions, Festo Didactic, acquires the U.S.-Canadian company Lab-Volt. For the customers of both companies, this opens up the availability of a much broader range of products and services worldwide.

7/8/2014

The new partnership will allow McDonald’s restaurant and mid-management employees in the management development program to transfer up to 21 credit hours of courses taken at Hamburger University toward an associate degree or up to 15 credit hours toward a technical certificate.

7/8/2014

The Sloan Consortium, the leading professional organization devoted to advancing the quality of online learning worldwide, announced the organization is changing its name to the “Online Learning Consortium”, effective immediately.

7/7/2014

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