Industry News

Bill Nye “the Science Guy” unveiled a new GEOSET recording studio for faculty, students and area teachers to create educational videos – science research, class projects, experiments and more – for educators around the world.

9/18/2014

UC Riverside joins 10 other major public research universities and six national foundations in announcing the University Innovation Alliance, which was founded to identify and share best-practices in degree attainment programs for low-income and minority students. UCR is the only California-based institution included in the mix.

9/17/2014

College students who used Cengage Learning’s Skills Assessment Manager demonstrated better Microsoft application skill proficiency than students who did not use the program.

9/17/2014

Chegg, Inc., the Student Hub, announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform that democratizes the college counseling industry by making what has been for many students prohibitively expensive available to any student, anywhere, at a time that works for them.

9/17/2014

Millennials who grew up as unwitting subjects of niche marketing and narrow-casting are taking the lessons they’ve learned since childhood to the college selection process. A new national survey of college students presents some surprising results.

9/17/2014

The Board of Directors of the National Association for College Admission Counseling approved an application fee waiver request form for transfer students.

9/16/2014

President Matthew Derr announced that an anonymous donor has pledged a gift of $1 million to be matched by gifts from trustees, alumni and friends of Vermont’s college of environmental stewardship.

9/16/2014

In the desperate search for the best college roommate, several tech products have cropped up eager to be the solution to millions of co-eds' prayers. The latest option is Roommate Connect, a cloud-based technology for college roommate matching.

9/16/2014

The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools across North America offering programs in design, fashion, media arts and culinary, announced a new and innovative program to help reduce students' debt, encourage smart borrowing and improve the affordability of higher education.

9/15/2014

Following a successful effort to defeat a package of special interest tax breaks, Gov. Jay Nixon announced the release of $143.6 million for local school districts and higher education institutions in Missouri.

9/15/2014

Reeher, developers of a shared management platform for higher education fundraising, announced extensive updates to the Reeher Platform’s Targeter tool, which will enable busy fundraisers to spend less time searching for key information and more time using key insights.

9/15/2014

The College of New Rochelle has been accepted for full membership into the Eastern College Athletic Conference, it was announced following a vote by the ECAC Board of Directors. CNR will be eligible for ECAC Championships, awards, officiating services and other benefits effective immediately.

9/15/2014

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announced that the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College has expanded its implementation of SOLIDWORKS.

9/12/2014

Alumni networking provider Graduway published its second Higher Education Product and Social Network Survey. Graduway conducted a snapshot survey of 60 business schools and universities across the U.S., Europe, Canada and Australia.

9/12/2014

DeVry Education Group, a global provider of educational services, and 1871, Chicago’s entrepreneurial hub for digital startups, announced the launch of an EdTech Incubator to attract and support the nation’s best education technology startups focused on improving teaching and learning in higher education.

9/12/2014

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