Industry News

CBORD, a provider of campus card systems to colleges and universities, announces a breakthrough in the college student mobile experience.CBORD’s GET platform, used at colleges across the country, is now available as a native smartphone app putting vital student services at their fingertips 24/7.

8/1/2014

Southern Methodist University will offer a master of science in data science program designed to meet the growing demand for data scientists across many industries. DataScience@SMU is delivered in partnership with 2U, Inc., a provider of online education solutions for top-tier nonprofit colleges and universities.

8/1/2014

Berkery Noyes, an independent mid-market investment bank, released its half year 2014 mergers and acquisitions trend report for the Education Industry. The report analyzes M&A activity during the first half of 2014 and compares it with the four previous six-month periods from 2012 to 2013.

8/1/2014

Heartland Payment Systems, payment processors and a provider of merchant business solutions, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire TouchNet Information Systems, Inc., an integrated commerce solutions provider to higher-education institutions.

8/1/2014

Montclair State University announced that it will become the first public university in New Jersey to adopt an SAT/ACT test-optional policy for all applicants seeking undergraduate admission.

7/31/2014

Ericom Software, a provider of application access and desktop virtualization solutions, announced that Ericom AccessNow has been selected to provide more than 100,000 Penn State students and faculty with clientless access to an array of mathematics, statistics, Microsoft Office and SolidWorks computer-aided design programs.

7/31/2014

Subsidies for public higher education institutions have hit a 10-year low while students for the first time pay on average half or more of their education’s cost, finds a report by the Delta Cost Project at the American Institutes for Research. Community colleges, the analysis also shows, are posting the lowest level of spending per student in a decade.

7/31/2014

Northwest Interpreters, Inc. a language services company headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, has recently changed its name to NWI Global in support of its nationwide business expansion. The change is driven by the need for a national resource for American Sign Language services.

7/31/2014

Conojo is a creative whiteboard app for iPads where people can create and share seamlessly. Viz Mojo Labs originally conceptualized Conojo as a one-stop shop for whiteboard tech, but soon found the app brings more than just drawing and note-taking to users.

7/31/2014

Aruba Networks, Inc. announced that the University of Miami, a private research institution and the top-ranked school in Florida, and its health system, UHealth-University of Miami Health System, have selected Aruba for an organization-wide wireless network upgrade covering 200 buildings.

7/30/2014

Smith Micro Software, Inc. has teamed with Sprint to offer a new education program and contest designed to cultivate the next generation of digital artists. Later this year, Sprint is expecting to enhance Sprint Visual Voicemail service by adding avatars from Smith Micro as a new feature.

7/30/2014

Christie, a provider advanced cinema technologies and visual display solutions, continued its technology partnership recently with the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts by launching a state-of-the-art cinema experience at USC’s showcase Theatre, the Eileen Norris Theatre.

7/30/2014

As higher education faculty and students rely more heavily on mobile devices for academic work, Chalk & Wire announced the latest enhancements of its higher education assessment platform including full-scale mobile device optimization.

7/30/2014

Anyone passing Chestnut Square will be notice two new LED video displays as Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, South Dakota, has partnered with AGS of Exton, Pennsylvania, to provide the equipment for Drexel University.

7/29/2014

As one of the largest private universities in Ohio, with a growing enrollment approaching 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Franklin University wanted a proven payment provider with technology that required no additional programming to integrate with the university's ERP system.

7/29/2014

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