Industry News

peerTransfer, a provider of global payment solutions for the education industry, announced that it has submitted an application in China to open operations in China. The firm will be based in Shanghai and operate as PingFuFei Commercial Consultancy Limited Company.

7/17/2015

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of North Georgia a grant of $2,123,342 over five years to establish a College Assistance Migrant Program as part of a federally-funded initiative to increase college attendance and graduation among the nation's migrant youth by providing the support and guidance they need to enroll in and graduate from college.

7/16/2015

Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services is announcing a reveal of its newly-created brand identity that welcomes Generation Z to campuses across the United States.

7/16/2015

Institutions of higher education devote a major segment of their resources to raising funds, but the manner in which they do so hasn’t significantly changed in the face of the new sharing economy. YC-backed GiveCampus is hoping to take a cue from other crowdfunding platforms and shape how universities and colleges raise money from donors in a more interactive capacity.

7/16/2015

In 2013, Wharton switched to Panopto based on its flexibility, scalability and customer service, and over the past two years, the school has realized its long-standing vision of cost-effective, campus-wide video learning.

7/16/2015

Columbus, Ga.-based TSYS, a global payments provider, and Columbus State University have entered into a partnership to develop a new program within the CSU computer science department specifically designed to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity both in Georgia and throughout the nation.

7/15/2015

Support the Enlisted Project, a San Diego-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit, announces it will sponsor a major college expo and education street fair for the benefit of active duty military, veterans and their family members interested in gaining information regarding higher education options in Southern California.

7/15/2015

Top Hat, a digital learning platform, announced it is teaming up with OpenStax College, Rice University’s non-profit educational materials initiative. Through the partnership, college professors are able to engage students through OpenStax College’s digital textbooks and be involved every step of the way before, during and after lectures through Top Hat’s interactive teaching platform.

7/15/2015

LaunchPad, a Long Island incubator, business accelerator and coworking community, is excited to announce its fifth location, LaunchPad NYIT, at New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury.

7/15/2015

The donation is earmarked to support entrepreneurship programs for students and alumni, and puts the Zells' commitment at more than $150M.

7/14/2015

CastleBranch, parent company of CertifiedBackground, announced that it has officially partnered with OOHLALA in the development of a new mobile student engagement platform for those seeking a career in the healthcare professions.

7/14/2015

We’re excited to announce a new feature of the Nanodegree program that will give you half of your tuition back when you graduate within 12 months of enrollment.

7/14/2015

Several nonprofit and higher ed organizations are collaborating to create resources and opportunities in response to growing interest in competency-based education.

7/13/2015

Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee were approved by the Southern Regional Education Board this week to join the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. These three bring the number of participating states to 27.

7/13/2015

Idaho State University's School of Nursing will provide health care for Idaho refugees, thanks to a $1.5M grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant—the most comprehensive of its kind in Idaho—started in July and will run for three years.

7/13/2015

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