Industry News

Cal State L.A. announced a $1.6M gift to help fund a campus resource center for students who are in the country illegally.

5/1/2015

Greenwood Hall Inc., a provider of technology-enabled student lifecycle management solutions that help colleges and universities increase revenue and improve student engagement and outcomes, announced the company has signed a multi-year agreement with Spartanburg Community College to provide student success solutions for the Spartanburg, S.C.-based college.

4/30/2015

HBX, Harvard Business School's online digital education initiative, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Amherst College to provide additional benefits for Amherst students participating in the Credential of Readiness program. This is the first of several similar agreements with other colleges and universities that HBX expects to announce in the coming weeks.

4/30/2015

FEI and the George Washington University are pleased to announce that they are partnering to install several new high-performance microscopes at GW's Science and Engineering Hall.

4/30/2015

Pearson released its 2015 Science and Engineering Efficacy Report, v.5, which highlights how our MyLab & Mastering technology can help college students studying STEM subjects stay engaged. The new edition includes 12 new, data-supported case studies demonstrating implementations of the MyLab & Mastering technology and its impact on teaching and learning for STEM subjects.

4/30/2015

D2L, the EdTech company that created Brightspace, announces the next generation of its learning platform, designed to develop smarter learners and increase graduation rates. By featuring a new faculty user interface and bringing adaptive learning to the masses, Brightspace is more flexible, smarter and easier to use.

4/29/2015

In response to Google’s latest algorithm change, Converge Consulting is delivering a variety of resources to the higher education market. The latest move by Google began rolling out and directly impacts mobile search traffic.

4/29/2015

Hayden-McNeil is pleased to announce they are expanding publishing services to develop custom course materials for smaller courses. This program is specifically designed for instructors with annual student enrollments as low as 200 students.

4/29/2015

Turnitin, a provider of originality checking and online grading, announced the general availability of Turnitin Scoring Engine, a service that provides automated scoring of short answer texts and written essays. Turnitin Scoring Engine provides instant scoring of student-written texts in online learning environments, or for assessing essays at the district, state or institutional level.

4/29/2015

Pearson is collaborating with PEAK Learning, specializing in assessing and strengthening human resilience within organizations, to equip learners with the GRIT-focused skills and mindset they need to secure successful, sustainable career opportunities that help them to make measurable progress in their lives.

4/28/2015

In a relationship launched under its $3M capital campaign, Saint Bernard School has partnered with Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to upgrade the information technology infrastructure at the Catholic middle school-high school.

4/28/2015

UMD is the first in the Big Ten, and the first in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, to launch a MakerBot Innovation Center – a large-scale 3D printing installation that is designed to empower university faculty, students and organizations to innovate faster, increase collaboration and compete more effectively.

4/28/2015

ATIXA, the Association of Title IX Administrators, is pleased to announce the new super member category of membership. As the association expands resources available to its 3,000 members and recognizes the need to access multiple products and services from the Association each year, the super member category has been created to provide all that ATIXA has to offer at significantly discounted prices.

4/28/2015

eXplorance, a learning experience management solution provider, announces the availability of Bluepulse version 1.5. The new formative assessment software is geared to boost teaching effectiveness and student engagement while ultimately enhancing the overall learning experience.

4/28/2015

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple signed SB 2150 into law, providing students enrolled in the state’s public colleges and universities the right to be represented at their expense in non-academic suspension and expulsion hearings. 

4/27/2015

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