Industry News

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

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the new Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site, “Bringing Us Together, Improving Communications and Lives.” The site joins two others at Mines – one of only two universities in the state to have three active REU sites.

4/7/2014

The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its inaugural class of inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for Floridians, the State of Florida, and the United States. The deadline for nominations is Jun. 2, 2014

4/7/2014

Ohio Dominican University (ODU) will hold its 101st commencement exercise at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Approximately 300 students will have degrees conferred upon them as they are joined by hundreds of family and friends in Alumni Hall, located on ODU’s main campus, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219.

4/7/2014

Aruba Networks, Inc. announced that Fort Hays State University (FHSU), the fastest growing of the Kansas Board of Regents universities, has replaced its existing 802.11n wireless infrastructure with a new Aruba 802.11ac-based network.

4/4/2014

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

Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group is introducing the availability of off-white-colored versions of all its 9000 Series DLP projectors. The CP-X9111, CP-WX9211 and CP-WU9411 projectors achieve up to 10,000 lumens brightness with remarkable image quality and ease of installation, making them ideal for large venues and staging applications.

4/4/2014

Underscoring its commitment to provide premier AV and IT communication solutions, Advanced announced the opening of two new Collaboration Assessment Centers in Mississauga and downtown Toronto to demonstrate the latest meeting room solutions.

4/4/2014

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

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