Industry News

Opportunity International, a global financial services organization for the poor, announced Credit Suisse will help support a new education initiative to improve the quality, availability and affordability of education in impoverished areas of Latin America, Africa and Asia.

12/12/2014

To provide them with the tools necessary for success, Cengage Learning, a global education company, and Cerego, a memory management tool, have partnered to integrate adaptive learning technology with the MindTap platform for the Psychology discipline beginning in 2015.

12/11/2014

Acentech, a multi-disciplinary acoustics, audiovisual systems design, and vibration consulting firm, announced that it has completed architectural acoustics and mechanical system noise and vibration control consulting for the new University Crossing student engagement center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

12/11/2014

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's College of Letters & Science has received a $150,000 Career Ready Internship Grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to help students with financial need reap the educational and career-boosting benefits of internships.

12/11/2014

The University of Texas at El Paso is partnering with Pearson to expand access to an estimated 5,000 underserved students regionally and nationwide through UTEP Connect, a suite of fully online baccalaureate, graduate and certificate programs.

12/11/2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 9.2 million jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are anticipated in 2020, and 4.6 million of them will be in computing.

12/10/2014

Students begin their training on entry-level gear, and gradually work their way up to using high-end equipment, which includes a large complement of Cinema cameras, digital SLR cameras, and lenses made by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a provider of digital imaging solutions.

12/10/2014

D2L (formerly Desire2Learn) unveiled a host of product features and innovative service enhancements for Brightspace, the company's integrated learning platform (ILP), as part of its Winter 2015 release.

12/10/2014

Apollo Education Group, Inc. announced its wholly-owned subsidiary Apollo Global, Inc. closed on the acquisition of a majority interest in Sociedade Técnica Educacional da Lapa S.A., which offers ed programs under Faculdade da Educacional da Lapa.

12/9/2014

Cornell University is the latest institution to reaffirm and expand their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering available exclusively to Internet2's higher education members.

12/9/2014

Mobiliya, an AgreeYa Mobility company, announced the launch of Mobiliya Edvelop, a Windows 8.1 and Android-based learning management system for emerging markets that is revolutionizing the education industry.

12/9/2014

Inceptia has announced a partnership with the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. This partnership is aimed at furthering financial literacy education for youth experiencing homelessness through Inceptia’s online program, Financial Avenue.

12/9/2014

The late Marilyn Walsh, a 1950 graduate of Grinnell College who enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a tax attorney in New York City, has made a $4 million bequest establishing a scholarship fund for Iowa residents admitted to Grinnell College.

12/8/2014

Lone Star College opened its doors to more than 2,400 international students from 100 different countries for fall 2014 semester – ranking it fourth in the nation for the number of international students attending a community college.

12/8/2014

NACAS, an auxiliary and ancillary services support organization serving higher education, announced the launch of NACAS tv, a video platform featuring webcasts of NACAS events, features on industry best practices, and other programming related to professional development.

12/8/2014

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