Industry News

The Online Learning Consortium and the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching community of the California State University are pleased to announce that they will combine efforts to expand scholarly research in the field of online education, with the merger of the journal Online Learning and the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching.

4/27/2015

Navy Federal Credit Union announced that they will venture into private student lending, with student loans and the option to refinance loans from other private sources.

4/27/2015

The University of Kansas has selected Apogee, a higher education residential network provider, to provide network services for the university's newest residential communities, set to open for the 2015-2016 school year.

4/27/2015

With free access to Adapt Courseware's Foundations of Reading and Writing, Intermediate Algebra and College Success, students can attain the basic skills necessary to navigate their studies and advance to college-level curriculum.

4/24/2015

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is teaming up with a Manatee County elementary school to propose a novel teaching method aimed at boosting retention levels in young children.

4/24/2015

With a projected budget of $12M over its first three years, the center will foster collaborative work among experts from University of California Davis and Chile aimed at transforming public research into regional, national and global business opportunities.

4/24/2015

How the rebels behind scholarly publishing app Mendeley—once labeled sellouts—are growing their company after being acquired by Elsevier.

4/24/2015

Valparaiso University announced the launch of a new engineering program in Dalian, China. The program will kick off with an inaugural class of 92 students from the U.S. and China, who will study civil and mechanical engineering in Dalian.

4/24/2015

Avere Systems, a provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, announced that The Johns Hopkins University has increased research productivity at its Human Language Technology Center of Excellence by deploying Avere FXT Series Edge filers to help gain real-time insights from over 250 terabytes of speech, text and image data.

4/23/2015

STANLEY Security, a global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has been awarded an extensive contract with Arizona State University – a public, flagship research university located on multiple campuses across the state of Arizona and throughout the U.S.

4/23/2015

Reeher, a developer of software services to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of higher education fundraising efforts, has developed the Class Agent Fundraising Solution. The module is the first integrated online and mobile tool that helps universities and colleges manage class agents, and simplifies the solicitation process to save time and improve results.

4/23/2015

An analysis of state spending projects that a slowing in the growth of the labor force will lead to slower economic growth over the next decade, while rising Medicaid costs will reduce funding available for higher education and other discretionary programs.

4/23/2015

Cengage Learning, a global education company, revealed new student data depicting how community colleges fit into today’s educational landscape. Most notably, 98 percent of more than 4,250 students surveyed agree that community colleges are an important part of the United States’ educational system.

4/22/2015

ExxonMobil and its employees are donating more than $1.4M to higher education institutions across California as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2014 Educational Matching Gift Program.

4/22/2015

Academic Partnerships, a provider of online services for higher education, announced it will launch Academic Partnerships 3.0, a blended online instructional model that will revolutionize faculty and student interaction as part of the online learning experience.

4/22/2015

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