Industry News

Dynics, Inc., innovative manufacturer and marketer of industrial computer systems, announced the launching of its most innovative and versatile Computer Module to date: the Dynics MINI Series. The MINI Series is a Quad Core Industrial Computer built in a rugged steel enclosure, creating a powerful system for any production floor.

5/30/2014

A striking analytics skills gap is hampering employers from digging value from huge amounts of data. Launched today and offered free, SAS University Edition will help higher education build the statistical skills needed to fill this gap.

5/29/2014

Jenzabar, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced that according to The Tambellini 2014 Higher Education Student Information Systems Report, Jenzabar was the most sought after SIS in the private, not-for-profit institutions.

5/29/2014

Lachina, a leading developer of innovative educational content, technology and services, announces the acquisition of Precision Graphics, a firm specializing in developing and illustrating visual content for learning products.

5/29/2014

Vivantech, a leader in consulting and development of enterprise grade, open-source software for higher education and a premier Kuali Commercial Affiliate, announced the general availability of Ekualiti, the first cloud platform designed to host the entire suite of Kuali-based ERP software.

5/29/2014

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced awards to 52 schools of nursing that will comprise the final cohort of RWJF’s prestigious New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. The schools will receive grants to support traditionally underrepresented students who are making a career switch to nursing through an accelerated baccalaureate or master’s degree program.

5/28/2014

Ohio Dominican University is opening a new Dublin location for its Adult & Continuing Education program. Beginning June 1, ODU will offer classes on the same suburban campus as its long-time partner, Columbus State Community College.

5/28/2014

Nearly three-quarters (70 percent) of Americans do not know that a 529 plan is a college savings tool, according to the annual 529 Plan Awareness Survey from financial services firm Edward Jones.

5/28/2014

Jenzabar, Inc., a provider of software, strategies, and services for higher education, announced that Misericordia University of Dallas, Pa., selected the Jenzabar EX enterprise resource planning system.

5/28/2014

Honeywell launched a campus-wide energy retrofit project for Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that is expected to decrease the college’s electricity use by 25 percent and natural gas consumption by almost 50 percent, and deliver approximately $220,000 in guaranteed energy and operational savings each year.

5/27/2014

SciQuest, a leading provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management, announced that the University of Ottawa, Western University, University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University and Carleton University have selected SciQuest Spend Director Enterprise and Accounts Payable Director solutions.

5/27/2014

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced the addition of a lower cost, ultra-narrow bezel display and two video wall bundles for all-in-one, easy-to-configure digital signage solutions.

5/27/2014

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie concluded an official visit to Beijing by dedicating IU's international gateway office for China, a new home base of university activities in the country. McRobbie also has signed new agreements with China University of Political Science and Law, Tsinghua University and Beijing Sport University and renewed IU's primary agreement with Tsinghua University.

5/27/2014

SALT, a free web resource for managing student debt, has released a new guide to education benefits, called “The Military Smartbook for Defeating Student Debt," that service members, veterans and their families can use to cut higher education costs.

5/23/2014

Starfish Retention Solutions, Inc., a student success company, announced that University of Nebraska-Lincoln has successfully implemented the Starfish Enterprise Success Platform to support a campus-wide initiative aimed at boosting its six-year graduation rate to 70 percent by 2017.

5/23/2014

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