Industry News

AcademicWorks, the only provider of comprehensive scholarship management solutions, announced more than 20 new campuses have purchased AcademicWorks to improve scholarship fund utilization, compliance and stewardship.

5/13/2015

British health care giant GlaxoSmithKline has pledged $20M over five years and roughly 10 of its scientists to the new effort. Its partner, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, will contribute about 40 researchers, as well as access to patients at its hospital for clinical trials and laboratory space on its medical campus.

5/12/2015

Latest enhancements to the core of Moodle provide improvements of streamlined navigation, useful additions to activities such as Lesson and Quiz, along with new administration settings which refine the course management process.

5/12/2015

Two Northwest Ohio community colleges are joining forces to streamline administrative functions, a move that will allow each college to invest more resources locally on educational opportunity and quality.

5/12/2015

Social learning platform FutureLearn has signed a new agreement with Pearson VUE to offer its growing global community of learners – currently exceeding 1M – new opportunities to pursue certifications from online courses.

5/12/2015

Avid has announced that Fort Hays State University (FHSU), a
thriving and diverse college located in Hays, Kansas, has embraced Avid
Everywhere and implemented an end-to-end media production workflow
based upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform.

5/11/2015

Crestron announced the introduction of two new high-definition scalers. The Crestron HD-SCALER-HD-E and HD-SCALER-VGA-E provide streamlined, application-specific HD scaling solutions.

5/11/2015

Bridgewater State University and Santander Bank, N.A. announced an agreement where the Bank's Santander Universities will support the University's Bridge Partnership Program, a residential summer program on the university campus for middle school students in the gateway cities of New Bedford, Brockton and Boston.

5/8/2015

The Bernard Osher Foundation has awarded a $1M endowment to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of New Mexico.

5/8/2015

Valparaiso University has secured $149,109 from the Indiana Commission on Higher Education to fund a program to help more low-income students graduate from college.

5/8/2015

Lynn University and American College Dublin announced that they will offer an American online MBA degree to students in Dublin. As of fall 2015, students earning their MBAs at American College Dublin will be able to take up to half of their required credits through Lynn’s award-winning iPad-powered curriculum.

5/7/2015

As part of its ongoing commitment to measuring student learning, Kaplan University announced that it has started providing its students with a personalized competency report. The report provides assessments of a student’s skill and knowledge demonstrated throughout his or her program(s) of study at the university.

5/7/2015

Digital Lumens announced that Dartmouth College has upgraded the lighting in its newly renovated Leverone Field House to the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System, achieving NCAA-required lighting levels and reducing lighting energy use dramatically.

5/7/2015

Higher One, a provider of financial services and data analytics to more than 1,900 colleges and universities across the U.S., has opened the application process for its annual Financial Literacy Counts Grant Program, which supports campus-based financial literacy education programs and initiatives.

5/7/2015

Marist College and BlackRidge Technology announced a research partnership to develop advanced cybersecurity capabilities that provide an additional layer of protection for enterprises that compute ‘at scale,’ such as the financial sector, exchanges and private cloud providers.

5/6/2015

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