Industry News

High-achieving community college students from low- to moderate- income backgrounds succeed academically and contribute to the intellectual life of their campuses at highly selective four-year institutions when provided the opportunity to transfer and adequate financial aid.

5/6/2014

Kentucky's Campbellsville University has begun an online chapel experience for students. Developed in partnership with Learning House, CU's online chapel is the first of its kind in the online educational world, Dr. Shane Garrison, assistant professor of educational ministries and director of theology online at CU, said.

5/6/2014

Circle Technology, Inc., developer of the secure mobile presentation software, announces CircleMobile – Presentations on the Go. The new software is designed for the professional who is looking to deliver presentations in order to increase engagement and collaboration with their audiences. CircleMobile is now available for free 30-day trial.

5/5/2014

Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, released a new series of pneumatic-to-digital thermostats, the WT-4000. The WT-4000 series efficiently converts older pneumatic room control systems and enables communication with newer digital building automation systems.

5/5/2014

TERMINALFOUR announces it is delivering a digital engagement and web content management platform to Houston Community College, which is transforming the college's online presence. HCC is aiming to reach its highest retention and recruitment rates, both internationally and domestically, and its online strategy is playing an integral role in achieving this.

5/5/2014

Coursera, the open online course platform, has named Dominican University of California as one of eight new Global Learning Hubs. This will be the first Coursera Learning Hub to be located in a U.S. university.

5/2/2014

Blackboard Inc. and Discovery Education announced a powerful new partnership supporting the integration of digital content into university and community college courses nationwide. Through the partnership, higher education faculty and students can now access Discovery Education’s dynamic digital media through Blackboard’s teaching and learning environment and on their mobile devices.

5/2/2014

Mersive, a provider of display management and collaboration software, announced the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will adopt Mersive’s Solstice software to enhance visual collaboration amongst students and instructors.

5/2/2014

Vital Source Technologies, Inc., a leader in building, enhancing and delivering e-learning content, announced that edX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, has selected the VitalSource Bookshelf e-textbook platform to distribute publisher content for its massive open online learning courses.

5/2/2014

Liberty University has called on Daktronics of Brookings, S.D., to design, manufacture and install a new LED video display for Liberty Softball Field and another LED display for the school’s TV studio.

5/1/2014

An April poll of 2,503 college students around the country revealed that 42 percent would "probably not" or "definitely not" make more mobile payments if they were widely available. The study, sponsored by Balance Innovations, showed that another 42 percent reported they would use their mobile phone "somewhat more, depending on the retailer or purchase."

5/1/2014

Transgender Law Center praised the U.S. Department of Education for releasing guidelines that make it clear transgender and gender nonconforming students are protected from discrimination under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in schools.

5/1/2014

In its efforts to continually offer solutions that best empower institutions to make data-driven decisions, Higher One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to more than 1,900 college and university campuses across the U.S., has announced new features in its Campus Labs Baseline offering.

5/1/2014

FlightPath, the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s online advising system, is now available to be downloaded and used by “universities from Kansas to Kenya,” says its lead programmer, ULM Web Application Programmer, Richard Peacock.

4/30/2014

Bullpen Marketing, a marketing agency specializing in creative marketing strategies, web design, logo design, printing, fulfillment and promotional products, re-envisioned the University of Houston-Downtown’s mascot, Ed-U-Gator, giving the scaly crocodylia his first official, branded image to be used consistently across all media.

4/30/2014

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