Industry News

The Software & Information Industry Association is holding its 11th annual Education Industry Summit (Twitter: #SIIAEd14), the nation’s leading education technology conference. This year’s theme is “Meet @ the Cutting Edge.” Conference sessions will review what's coming next in the teaching and learning process in a post-PC world.

5/12/2014

Enrollment Rx, the leading provider of cloud-based constituent relationship management solutions for higher education, announced that Bethel University has selected Enrollment Rx to unify enrollment management across their graduate, undergraduate and seminary programs.

5/12/2014

Royall & Company and Hardwick-Day, two market-leading firms known for providing outstanding custom enrollment management services to higher education institutions, announced that they are joining forces. As a result, going forward Hardwick-Day will operate as a Minneapolis, Minn.-based division of Royall & Company.

5/12/2014

Invincea, Inc., the market leader in the use of secure virtual containers for user protection against advanced cybersecurity threats, and ForeScout Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of pervasive network security solutions for Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, announced the upcoming integration of the Invincea and ForeScout CounterACT platforms to enable continuous monitoring and prevention of advanced cyberattacks within enterprise networks.

5/9/2014

rSmart, a leader in enterprise resource planning software for higher education, announced that California State University, Monterey Bay has selected rSmart Cloud Express for Kuali Coeus to replace the university’s current electronic research administration system.

5/9/2014

Cengage Learning, a leading global educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets, announced a partnership with Celebrus Technologies, a provider of tagging-free multi-channel digital big data software that captures rich behavioral data to understand how customers are interacting with the company’s digital service offerings.

5/9/2014

Sidewalk, formerly known as CampusBookRentals, the company that helped pioneer online textbook rentals, has created a line of back-end technology and services that help campus bookstores regain their dominance of the college textbook market.

5/9/2014

Helix Education, a world class provider of student lifecycle technologies and services, has published the first in its eBooks series. The series highlights trends and strategies for schools to more effectively find, enroll, retain and teach students, and as a result, optimize the cost of graduation for both the institution and the students that it serves.

5/8/2014

The Michigan State University Spartans are using Christie MicroTiles and a Christie Spyder X20 to promote its powerful men’s basketball program to potential recruits as well as current players and fans.

5/8/2014

To mark its 10 years of service, Excelencia in Education announced the launch of a new effort to engage college and university presidents across America. Presidents for Latino Student Success enlists institutional leaders throughout the country to make America stronger by increasing degree attainment for Latino students and all students.

5/8/2014

QLess, the company behind the leading mobile technology that eliminates physical lines, announced that its dynamic wait experience solution has been integrated into Mosaic, a mobile app platform from Blackboard, a global leader in education technology that is dedicated to improving the student learning experience.

5/8/2014

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

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

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