Industry News

Florida Polytechnic University, Flagship Solutions Group and IBM announced a supercomputing center at the university composed of IBM high performance systems, software and cloud-based storage, to educate students in emerging technology fields.

8/15/2014

peerTransfer, a provider of innovative global payment solutions for the education industry, announced that it has surpassed the 500-client mark and has processed over $1 billion in international education payments during the last two years.

8/15/2014

When we introduced Classroom back in May, we asked educators to give it a try. The response was exciting–more than 100,000 educators from more than 45 countries signed up for a preview. Now, we’re starting to open Classroom to all Google Apps for Education users.

8/14/2014

Purdue University students have the opportunity to save up to 30 percent–or $6 million–a year on textbooks. Purdue and Amazon have launched the Purdue Student Store on Amazon, a new, co-branded experience where students can purchase lower-cost textbooks and other college essentials.

8/14/2014

Apogee, a higher education residential network provider, announced that the company has been selected by the University of Alabama at Birmingham to provide residential networks for its five residential halls.

8/14/2014

CASE Parking, a parking data solutions provider, announced the completion of its largest deployment to date at East Tennessee State University. To deliver cutting-edge technology to the ETSU campus, CASE partnered with Streetline, Inc., a provider of smart parking solutions, in a first-of-its-kind technological collaboration.

8/14/2014

The new Florida Polytechnic University–whose 170 acre campus and iconic central building were designed by architect Santiago Calatrava–will formally mark its opening on August 16 with a ceremony at the campus in Lakeland, Florida.

8/13/2014

FSR is again extending its range of Pro AV solutions with the launch of its new, next-generation matrix switcher. Joining the company’s switcher line of products that already address the needs of all types of users, FSR is now introducing its DV-HMSW4K-88 Matrix switcher, which routes eight HD sources to any eight HDTV displays.

8/13/2014

Pixelworks, a provider of video display processing technology, announced it has joined the Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern California, the media and entertainment think tank housed in the School of Cinematic Arts.

8/13/2014

GoPrint Systems, Inc. now offers the self-service ability to manage and optimize public computers for all users with the MyPC computer booking and management solution. As a systems integrator, GoPrint has joined forces with ITS–a UK based company–to offer MyPC, a solution for computer booking and access management.

8/13/2014

Pearson, a learning company, is issuing badges for the Adobe Certified Associate certification program via its badge platform, Acclaim. Badges will now be available to candidates who earn ACA certification for the Adobe Creative Cloud or Creative Suite 6.

8/13/2014

Nearly 2,500 college freshmen at Indiana State University, IUPUI and Ivy Tech Community College will be connected with a trained "College Success Coach" this fall through a new state initiative designed to increase graduation rates by up to 15 percent for students enrolled in the state's 21st Century Scholars program.

8/12/2014

Helix Education, a provider of student life cycle technologies and services, has released several enhancements to Helix LMS, which is the only solution in higher education designed to deliver a single platform to serve competency-based, on-campus, online or continuing education formats.

8/12/2014

Jive Software, Inc. announced that customer Penn Foster, which is career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, has won an International Customer Management Institute 2014 Global Contact Center Award.

8/12/2014

Lone Star College System, in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas System, is leading the Texas Reverse Transfer Initiative, which awards associate degrees to students who have earned the necessary credits after transferring to a four-year institution.

8/12/2014

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