Industry News

The second-year results of Money Matters on Campus show that policy makers, practitioners and educators should encourage more and differentiated financial literacy education components in K-12 environments. Further, results indicate that colleges and universities should provide financial education early on in the college experience to maximize the likelihood that students will make sound financial decisions and increase their chance of degree completion.

4/11/2014

PlattForm, a full-service marketing solutions provider to colleges and universities worldwide, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of new enrollment and program management solutions, Attribrand and Academic Program Management.

4/11/2014

Aerva, a software platform for managing and delivering content and experiences across digital media channels, announced Babson College as a new customer that implemented Aerva’s cloud-based software across its digital signage network.

4/10/2014

Mediasite users nominated organizations for this annual honor of excellence in Mediasite integration into business, education, health and government. This year’s finalists achieved measurable improvements in information accessibility, cost-savings, efficiency and productivity through Mediasite and join more than 160 organizations from around the world that have been recognized since 2005.

4/10/2014

Blackboard Inc. announced that it is joining Internet2, a consortium of thought leaders in the education industry who collaborate on cutting-edge network and technology innovations to overcome challenges facing higher education institutions. The company will also be working with the Internet2’s higher education community to validate customized education services for the community.

4/10/2014

ABB Robotics made a gift of $50,000 to the Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science, in support of the school’s development of a four-year industrial robotics and automation program.

4/10/2014

In an effort to fight food waste and to help those in need, the Lycoming College Sustainability Committee has teamed up with the Food Recovery Network to save surplus food in the college’s dining hall and donate it to the local American Rescue Workers’ shelter. Lycoming recently became the 50th chapter of the FRN in the nation.

4/9/2014

In 2013, HALOCK Security Labs noted information security vulnerabilities at colleges and universities along with numerous challenges that plague these institutions across the United States. More breaches may come to light if higher education institutions do not rethink their security measures.

4/9/2014

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leader in delivering technology solutions for government, enterprise and SMB markets, announced two new large-format 4K LED displays along with other new professional AV technologies at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show.

4/9/2014

Valdosta State University used Oracle Endeca Information Discovery and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition to identify key student retention, progression and graduation metrics, helping the university provide targeted opportunities to students to support their success.

4/9/2014

Inceptia’s inauguration began two years ago, building upon National Student Loan Program’s (NSLP) nonprofit mission and stellar 30 year reputation for helping schools deliver quality financial education and default prevention solutions.

4/8/2014

What is the value of a liberal arts education? A powerful businesswoman who launched her career from the foundation of a B.A. in medieval history and philosophy will offer an answer at James Madison University Wednesday, April 9.

4/8/2014

Select educational sessions will be captured and uploaded via Mediasite Events by Sonic Foundry, enabling viewers to watch on-demand through the Mediasite video portal in an NAB Show branded feature called “Playback: Sessions Worth Repeating.” Presentations will feature full audio and videos. Viewers may purchase a complete set of sessions from NAB Show’s “Playback” or purchase a particular conference set.

4/8/2014

Now in its eighth year, Inspire is a landmark event for Perceptive Software customers, partners and associates. Spread over three-and-a-half days, Inspire features over 120 educational sessions that dive deep into Perceptive Software products and solutions.

4/8/2014

Sightlines, a leader in helping academic institutions better manage their facilities and capital investment strategies, has launched a free monthly electronic newsletter that provides university business officers with deep insights into facilities asset management issues.

4/7/2014

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