Industry News

Cree, Inc. introduces a series of LED T8 replacement tubes that gives commercial lighting users reasons to switch to LED lighting and stop using linear fluorescent tubes. The Cree LED T8 Series is the first linear fluorescent replacement to deliver LED technology with 30 percent energy savings and near-universal driver compatibility.

5/7/2014

Just as college graduation season begins, JobDash has announced the launch of its business intelligence solution designed to help colleges improve student employment outcomes. JobDash combines advanced dashboard technology, analytics and strategic job search methodology to help job seekers reach their goals.

5/7/2014

Rutgers University President Robert Barchi announced that former New Jersey Gov. Thomas H. Kean will deliver the commencement address to the Rutgers University-New Brunswick/Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Class of 2014 on Sunday, May 18, 2014. He will not accept a speaking fee for his remarks.

5/7/2014

College students using Cengage Learning's Aplia online homework tool were more engaged, received better grades and developed better workplace-ready skills than students who did not use the tool, according to an independent efficacy study conducted for Cengage Learning by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization.

5/7/2014

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses, announced the launch of InterLink, a new technology that connects current articles from newspapers, magazines and journals with contextual reference content found within e-books on Gale Virtual Reference Library, Gale’s e-book platform.

5/6/2014

High-achieving community college students from low- to moderate- income backgrounds succeed academically and contribute to the intellectual life of their campuses at highly selective four-year institutions when provided the opportunity to transfer and adequate financial aid.

5/6/2014

Kentucky's Campbellsville University has begun an online chapel experience for students. Developed in partnership with Learning House, CU's online chapel is the first of its kind in the online educational world, Dr. Shane Garrison, assistant professor of educational ministries and director of theology online at CU, said.

5/6/2014

Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program, announced that the State University of New York school system selected Inceptia’s Financial Avenue solution to provide financial education to its more than 400,000 students.

5/6/2014

Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, released a new series of pneumatic-to-digital thermostats, the WT-4000. The WT-4000 series efficiently converts older pneumatic room control systems and enables communication with newer digital building automation systems.

5/5/2014

TERMINALFOUR announces it is delivering a digital engagement and web content management platform to Houston Community College, which is transforming the college's online presence. HCC is aiming to reach its highest retention and recruitment rates, both internationally and domestically, and its online strategy is playing an integral role in achieving this.

5/5/2014

Circle Technology, Inc., developer of the secure mobile presentation software, announces CircleMobile – Presentations on the Go. The new software is designed for the professional who is looking to deliver presentations in order to increase engagement and collaboration with their audiences. CircleMobile is now available for free 30-day trial.

5/5/2014

Blackboard Inc. and Discovery Education announced a powerful new partnership supporting the integration of digital content into university and community college courses nationwide. Through the partnership, higher education faculty and students can now access Discovery Education’s dynamic digital media through Blackboard’s teaching and learning environment and on their mobile devices.

5/2/2014

Mersive, a provider of display management and collaboration software, announced the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will adopt Mersive’s Solstice software to enhance visual collaboration amongst students and instructors.

5/2/2014

Vital Source Technologies, Inc., a leader in building, enhancing and delivering e-learning content, announced that edX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, has selected the VitalSource Bookshelf e-textbook platform to distribute publisher content for its massive open online learning courses.

5/2/2014

Coursera, the open online course platform, has named Dominican University of California as one of eight new Global Learning Hubs. This will be the first Coursera Learning Hub to be located in a U.S. university.

5/2/2014

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