Industry News

The university is piloting “whole-degree financing” to help students and their families make their college education more affordable and predictable – and reduce student debt -- by planning for the entire four-year degree, rather than a year or semester at a time. Grand View’s Financial Empowerment Plan (FEP) enables families to know what their degree will cost and to plan for the long term.

4/4/2014

Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D., has partnered with Mississippi State University to provide an integrated LED centerhung video display system for Humphrey Coliseum, home of Bulldogs basketball on campus in Starkville, Miss. The system includes four main video displays and two ring displays suspended above the court to keep fans informed and entertained throughout every event.

4/3/2014

Underscoring its leadership in the projector market, Epson America, Inc. announced it continues to hold the number one position in North America for 2013. According to PMA Research, the worldwide market information experts on front projectors, Epson continued momentum in the market by growing its overall North America market share to 39 percent in units in 2013.

4/3/2014

An international panel of climate scientists and economists will release a massive new report April 9 that finds the benefits of global warming “greatly exceed any plausible estimate of its costs.” The new report, the second and third volumes of Climate Change Reconsidered II, were produced by the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) and published by The Heartland Institute.

4/3/2014

Cengage Learning has eliminated approximately $4 billion in funded debt and has excellent liquidity to support its strategic plans, having secured $1.75 billion in exit financing. In addition, the company has forged new technology partnerships, revamped its product development and delivery model, and realigned its sales and marketing approach to get even closer to end-users in order to anticipate their evolving needs.

4/3/2014

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators unveiled a new, mobile-friendly tool that compiles important financial aid regulations, legislation and other key resources into one convenient place so financial aid office staff have the information they need to better serve students and families.

4/2/2014

Students who participate in the Archaeology Field School at The Speaker’s House in Trappe, Pa. this summer can earn college credits for their work, thanks to a new partnership with Montgomery County Community College.

4/2/2014

Tivoli’s popular TivoTape™ Series expands with a new high output, premium color, flexible and field trimmable LED solution for cove, under-counter / cabinet accents for both indoor and outdoor applications.

4/2/2014

With more than 6,000 students and a 240-acre campus, In Case of Crisis has helped Northwest Missouri State University proactively prepare its students, faculty and staff for specific emergencies, offering actions to take in cases of fire, severe weather, evacuation and workplace violence, among other situations.

4/2/2014

Sparkroom now offers real-time fraud checking services through its pre-built integration with the iDatafy LeadReview database. The LeadReview database is a master bad-inquiry database for the online inquiry generation industry.

4/1/2014

Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.

4/1/2014

Cornerstone OnDemand announced its selection by the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium as a Trustee Partner. With its integrated, cloud-based talent management software solutions and higher education expertise, Cornerstone’s selection as a Trustee Partner reflects the company’s ability to help HERC’s 600 member institutions.

4/1/2014

Under the agreement Neusoft IT Services will provide Mediasite channel services, including reselling and integration services. It will also provide a Chinese-language Mediasite help desk, to provide comprehensive support for Mediasite customers like Wenzhou-Kean University, Kean University’s campus located in the Zhejiang Province.

4/1/2014

Combining trusted tags with existing secure cloud authentication services, HID Global’s latest solution confers everyday objects with unique and trusted identities that can be read by NFC-enabled mobile devices in a wide variety of IoT applications.

4/1/2014

CUnet has once again raised the bar on compliance monitoring of calls from student prospects within higher education. The partnership with PerformLine, the award-winning provider of the most advanced compliance monitoring services for marketers, brings CUnet’s call monitoring capabilities to a new level.

3/31/2014

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