Industry News

Portal Architects, Inc., the creators of SkySync, announced that it has joined the Internet2 NET+ portfolio, enabling higher education institutions to seamlessly integrate their existing on-premises storage platforms with cloud-based storage services.

2/24/2015

Strata Decision Technology, a developer of cloud-based financial analytics and performance tools for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost improvement for healthcare providers, announced that Temple University Health System has selected StrataJazz.

2/24/2015

Officials of The Preiss Company, the nation’s third largest, privately held student housing owner-operator, announced that it continues to execute on its aggressive growth plan with the joint venture acquisition of The Vista, a student housing complex located directly across from the University of Denver.

2/24/2015

Cornell University's College of Engineering and ANSYS are training future engineers worldwide to become proficient in engineering simulation solutions.

2/23/2015

Education Corporation of America, which operates private, accredited colleges across the U.S., has reached an agreement with Kaplan Higher Education to acquire its 38 Kaplan College Campuses in an all-stock transaction that will give Kaplan a preferred equity interest in ECA.

2/23/2015

Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group’s digital content delivery system, announced that Vital Source has been selected by MBS Textbook Exchange, Inc. to be the digital fulfillment vendor for all of its educational content.

2/23/2015

Education technology company Instructure has raised a big new round on its way to an initial public offering later this year, according to several sources familiar with the company’s plans.

2/20/2015

To become effective members of the future workforce, students must go beyond simply memorizing course concepts; they must gain a deep understanding of their course material and learn how to think like professionals.

2/20/2015

Bricks R Us announces its initiative to help universities build memories through brick fundraising. Raising money is essential, but sometimes challenging, for universities and alumni associations. Using brick fundraising is a proven method of raising money for many collegiate organizations.

2/20/2015

Relative Content released its free mobile application, TeachBack, for iPhone and Android. TeachBack is a classroom education tool that gathers structured feedback from students about their educators’ lessons, lectures and overall class experiences.

2/19/2015

The University of the Virgin Islands has been awarded a five-year $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration, as part of a White House initiative to strengthen cybersecurity expertise in America.

2/19/2015

STANLEY Security, a global security company specializing in advanced integrated security solutions for higher education campuses nationwide, announces the significant growth of its partnership with D. Stafford & Associates and the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals.

2/19/2015

Geared toward both U.S. and international professionals who seek the MIT experience in a condensed timeframe, the new Short Programs courses offer executives, managers, as well as scientists, engineers, and technical professionals worldwide the opportunity to engage with MIT faculty.

2/19/2015

The New York Times and CIG Education Group have come together to launch NYT EDUcation, a new education initiative. NYT EDUcation marries The New York Times’s content and award-winning journalism to the educational expertise of CIG Education Group, developer of branded academic institutions.

2/19/2015

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training has awarded the Pearson North America Efficacy Implementation team the Authorized Provider accreditation status.

2/18/2015

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