Industry News

The University of Houston announced a long-term partnership with hospitality and facilities services provider Aramark to serve as the exclusive provider of venue management, food, beverage, retail merchandise and facility maintenance services at all of the university's athletics facilities and Cullen Performance Hall.

8/8/2014

rSmart, a provider in enterprise resource planning software for higher education, announced significant updates to Cloud Express for Kuali Coeus, the company’s grant and research  management solution that improves efficiencies with sponsored program management in the cloud.

8/8/2014

WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, announced the introduction of Course Packs, a collection of ready-to-go assignments in WebAssign created specifically for select textbooks.

8/7/2014

Jenzabar, Inc., a provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announces a new partnership with Xitracs, an accreditation, planning and assessment reporting software system. The partnership will help higher education institutions manage accreditation and reporting processes.

8/7/2014

Crossroads Systems, Inc. announced that the Roy H. Park School of Communications at New York's Ithaca College deployed the Crossroads StrongBox NAS for long-term preservation of its digital content.

8/7/2014

The large amount of buildings constructed on American college campuses between 1951 and 1990 – buildings that represent 51 percent of all space on those campuses – are nearing or have already reached critical lifecycle thresholds and are in need of either renewal or replacement.

8/7/2014

Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax, which provides free textbooks to hundreds of thousands of college students, announced a $9 million effort to develop free, digital textbooks capable of delivering personalized lessons to high school students.

8/6/2014

Code Blue Corporation, a manufacturer of emergency communication solutions, is excited to announce the release of the ToolVox X3, the third generation of its sophisticated management platform for blue light phones and mass notification systems.

8/6/2014

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering announced the launch of a new unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland. With support from the University System of Maryland, the site will bring together leaders in academia, industry and government to accelerate UAS research.

8/6/2014

Silent Knight by Honeywell announced that Delaware Technical Community College’s Fire Protection Engineering Technology program is leveraging a Farenhyt alarm and emergency communications system from Silent Knight in its professional fire education training lab.

8/6/2014

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, announced even more schools deploying its award-winning, patented Rave Guardian solution for the upcoming academic year.

8/5/2014

MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT, announced the results of its new report, “Cloud Campus: The Software-Defined College.” The study, underwritten by VMware and Carahsoft, reveals the size of the $4.4 billion higher education cloud market.

8/5/2014

University Business magazine and Higher One, Inc. are honoring nine colleges and universities in the summer 2014 round of the “Models of Efficiency” program. “Models of Efficiency” honors institutions of higher learning that meet the education business and technology challenges of today’s campuses.

8/5/2014

CampusBooks.com, a textbook price comparison website, announced survey results of textbook purchasing habits as well as technology and social media preferences from over 1,000 college students across the country.

8/4/2014

IXP Corporation, a public safety and emergency response provider that has partnered with Johns Hopkins University (Md.) for the past 10 years, has announced an innovation that raises campus security to the next level.

8/4/2014

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