Industry News

Radford University's College of Business and Economics announced the launch of online delivery for their MBA program. This initiative will make higher education even more accessible for students who wish to secure their master's degree in approximately two years.

5/5/2015

Metropolitan Community College has been selected to receive the installation of an active-learning classroom at the South Omaha Campus through the Active Learning Center program, a new grant initiative launched in 2014 by Steelcase Education. 

5/4/2015

Campus Job, an online marketplace for students to find part-time jobs and internships, announced the close of a $7.8M Series A funding round led by General Catalyst. Funding participants include Index Ventures, SV Angel, Slow Ventures and others.

5/4/2015

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Hawaii a $4.6M grant for a five-year project to upgrade undersea cables that connect Australia, Hawaii and the Mainland.

5/4/2015

Lynn University announced its innovative iPad-powered online bachelor’s degree program will be called iLynn. Beginning in fall 2015, the new program will offer a private university experience for a state university price.

5/4/2015

State officials say a new interactive tool released by the state Department of Higher Education will give Colorado high school graduates powerful insight into how much they could earn in their careers.

5/1/2015

ProctorU announced the launch of Ucard, an online student authentication service based on the traditional school ID card. Seven institutions are already using Ucard in a variety of settings – from attendance tracking to managing financial aid disbursements – and have provided valuable input on the development and uses.

5/1/2015

Amazon launched Whispercast 3.0, an update to its free, self-service platform for organizations to easily discover, procure, manage and distribute digital content to nearly any device.

5/1/2015

Cal State L.A. announced a $1.6M gift to help fund a campus resource center for students who are in the country illegally.

5/1/2015

Greenwood Hall Inc., a provider of technology-enabled student lifecycle management solutions that help colleges and universities increase revenue and improve student engagement and outcomes, announced the company has signed a multi-year agreement with Spartanburg Community College to provide student success solutions for the Spartanburg, S.C.-based college.

4/30/2015

HBX, Harvard Business School's online digital education initiative, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Amherst College to provide additional benefits for Amherst students participating in the Credential of Readiness program. This is the first of several similar agreements with other colleges and universities that HBX expects to announce in the coming weeks.

4/30/2015

FEI and the George Washington University are pleased to announce that they are partnering to install several new high-performance microscopes at GW's Science and Engineering Hall.

4/30/2015

Pearson released its 2015 Science and Engineering Efficacy Report, v.5, which highlights how our MyLab & Mastering technology can help college students studying STEM subjects stay engaged. The new edition includes 12 new, data-supported case studies demonstrating implementations of the MyLab & Mastering technology and its impact on teaching and learning for STEM subjects.

4/30/2015

D2L, the EdTech company that created Brightspace, announces the next generation of its learning platform, designed to develop smarter learners and increase graduation rates. By featuring a new faculty user interface and bringing adaptive learning to the masses, Brightspace is more flexible, smarter and easier to use.

4/29/2015

In response to Google’s latest algorithm change, Converge Consulting is delivering a variety of resources to the higher education market. The latest move by Google began rolling out and directly impacts mobile search traffic.

4/29/2015

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