Industry News

 eThority, now a part of Equifax and a leader in business analytics solutions for higher education, announced today its participation in Kuali Days 2011. eThority will showcase its unique ability to bring powerful, easy-to-use data interaction, reporting and dashboarding to “open-sourced community” institutions.

11/16/2011

Nirvanix today announced that the University of Southern California (USC) will deploy over 8 petabytes of unstructured data on a Nirvanix Private Cloud Storage solution.

11/16/2011

Pearson today announced CourseConnect Analytics Edition, a new version of its award-winning online course library. CourseConnect Analytics Edition integrates with Pearson LearningStudio’s Learning Outcome Manager to track the achievement of student learning objectives and performance.

11/16/2011
The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) today released a final report on the work of the CIC Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) Consortium, which piloted a way to measure student learning outcomes that is not overly burdensome to colleges and universities.
11/16/2011

Panasonic, an industry leader in rugged, reliable handheld and tablet computers since 1996, today unveiled the Toughpad™ family of professional-grade Android™-powered tablets (#Toughpad), which includes a 10” and 7” device.

11/15/2011

To help meet its ambitious recruiting goals, Kettering University has selected TargetX's cloud-based Student Recruitment Manager (SRM), a powerful CRM tool that will allow the admissions team to find best-fit students for the renowned cooperative education school.

11/15/2011

Matrox Graphics is pleased to announce the latest generation of Extio F2208 and Extio F2408 KVM extenders and Extio F2408E Expander units now support a broader range of Linux operating systems and showcase a new degree of remote multi-display flexibility using a minimum of fiber-optic cabling.

11/14/2011

Mitsubishi Electric announces the release of its narrow-bezel, 55-inch monitor (MDT551S). This latest addition to its high-end line is designed for video conferencing, gaming, retail kiosks, digital signage and other applications needing robust, long-lasting static or interactive display monitors.

11/14/2011

Converge Consulting (http://www.convergeconsulting.org/) is proud to announce the launch of a live chat series, Friday After Class, in which higher education industry experts engage audience members in discussions of tips, resources, and strategies related to smart marketing in higher education.

11/11/2011

CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, and Desire2Learn Incorporated, ("Desire2Learn"), a leading provider of enterprise teaching and learning platforms, today announced their partnership to provide an end-to-end integration that facilitates an efficient, one-stop process for students and faculty to access digital course materials.

11/10/2011

Ericom Software, a leading global provider of application access and virtualization solutions today announced Ericom AccessCloud – a new initiative aimed at facilitating the adoption of Cloud-hosted services, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Multi-tenancy, and billing and automatic provisioning solutions, by ISVs and cloud-hosting companies.

11/10/2011

GoingOn Networks, Inc. announced today that Virginia State University has selected its Academic Engagement Network to foster deeper levels of collaborative learning and student engagement at the Reginald F. Lewis School of Business (RFLSB).

11/10/2011

Systems Alliance, a Web and IT consulting firm helping clients build, assess and optimize online properties, today announced it had re-designed and launched a new website for Mount St. Mary’s University (the Mount), the nation’s second-oldest Catholic university, based in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

11/9/2011

Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com has announced the release of a powerful portable LED light equipped with an adjustable suction cup mounting system. The LED10W-1SCB LED Spotlight is outfitted with an innovative suction cup base and dual ball joint mounting system that provides strong and secure placement on any smooth surface and allows a high degree of directional adjustability.

11/9/2011

Follett Higher Education Group, the leading provider of college store and used book services, today announced its investment in a new distribution center in Aurora, Ill. that will enable the company to continue to grow its business and lead the industry.

11/9/2011

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