Industry News

Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services. CardSmith joins Blackboard's growing set of student identification services and broadens the credentialing deployment options the company offers schools and institutions.

8/11/2014

By sorting fact from fiction, college students going back to class this fall can shop smart and focus their time and energy on what matters most – getting the exact course materials they need for their classes at the best possible price.

8/11/2014

Cognizant announced that it has been selected by Montclair State University (N.J.) to revitalize its finance organization and deliver superior experience to its students, staff, customers and partners.

8/11/2014

The University of Houston announced a long-term partnership with hospitality and facilities services provider Aramark to serve as the exclusive provider of venue management, food, beverage, retail merchandise and facility maintenance services at all of the university's athletics facilities and Cullen Performance Hall.

8/8/2014

rSmart, a provider in enterprise resource planning software for higher education, announced significant updates to Cloud Express for Kuali Coeus, the company’s grant and research  management solution that improves efficiencies with sponsored program management in the cloud.

8/8/2014

With the help of NanoLumens, a manufacturer and marketer of indoor LED displays, Phoenix College (Ariz.) is educating the AV/IT industry on how to integrate 21st century technology into a 20th century architectural masterpiece.

8/8/2014

Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business has announced a partnership with marketing software company Marketo that will give students practical experience with automated marketing software.

8/8/2014

WebAssign, a provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, announced the introduction of Course Packs, a collection of ready-to-go assignments in WebAssign created specifically for select textbooks.

8/7/2014

Jenzabar, Inc., a provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announces a new partnership with Xitracs, an accreditation, planning and assessment reporting software system. The partnership will help higher education institutions manage accreditation and reporting processes.

8/7/2014

Crossroads Systems, Inc. announced that the Roy H. Park School of Communications at New York's Ithaca College deployed the Crossroads StrongBox NAS for long-term preservation of its digital content.

8/7/2014

The large amount of buildings constructed on American college campuses between 1951 and 1990 – buildings that represent 51 percent of all space on those campuses – are nearing or have already reached critical lifecycle thresholds and are in need of either renewal or replacement.

8/7/2014

Code Blue Corporation, a manufacturer of emergency communication solutions, is excited to announce the release of the ToolVox X3, the third generation of its sophisticated management platform for blue light phones and mass notification systems.

8/6/2014

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering announced the launch of a new unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland. With support from the University System of Maryland, the site will bring together leaders in academia, industry and government to accelerate UAS research.

8/6/2014

Silent Knight by Honeywell announced that Delaware Technical Community College’s Fire Protection Engineering Technology program is leveraging a Farenhyt alarm and emergency communications system from Silent Knight in its professional fire education training lab.

8/6/2014

Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax, which provides free textbooks to hundreds of thousands of college students, announced a $9 million effort to develop free, digital textbooks capable of delivering personalized lessons to high school students.

8/6/2014

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