Industry News

Military veterans looking to enter the Texas workforce are eligible to receive free training at Lone Star College thanks to grants from the Texas Workforce Commission, Workforce Solutions and the Texas Department of Transportation.

2/5/2015

FC USA is launching a brand, Campus Travel USA, to serve the travel needs of the higher learning academic community. FC USA’s newest business offers complete travel management and cost-containment solutions for the academic community across the country’s 2,800-plus universities and colleges.

2/5/2015

The League of American Orchestras and the University of Southern California have established a new strategic partnership to develop future orchestra leaders.

2/5/2015

CampusQuad, Inc., creators of a communication platform for mobile student engagement, announced the company has closed $5 million in Series A financing. The round was led by ICG Ventures Inc., an Ingram Content Group company.

2/4/2015

Amazon announced the grand opening of Amazon@Purdue, its first-ever staffed customer order pickup and drop-off location, housed in the Krach Leadership Center on Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.

2/4/2015

Education Growth Advisors announced that it has become Tyton Partners, an evolved advisory firm that provides investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector.

2/4/2015

Central Washington University, which enrolls more than 10,000 students across eight campuses, upgraded to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Human Capital Management 9.2 and PeopleSoft Financials 9.2, integrating the applications with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions via PeopleSoft Interaction Hub.

2/4/2015

Tutor.com, an online tutoring service, announced that Penn State World Campus will offer Tutor.com's award-winning tutoring and data analytics to students in all 50 states, more than 40 countries and 7 continents.

2/3/2015

Alongside CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company and a provider of transition services, Carleton College renovated its faculty housing program through customized CORT furniture solutions, replacing the housing program’s units with premium furniture.

2/3/2015

UC Irvine is home to the nation’s newest of 18 U.S. Census Research Data Centers. Established through a partnership between the School of Social Sciences and the U.S. Census Bureau, the campus site allows UCI researchers unprecedented local access to administrative and survey data.

2/3/2015

With a mission to provide access and opportunity, Concordia University announced the Concordia Promise dual credit (early college start) initiative.

2/3/2015

The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation presented a check for $2 million to Montgomery County Community College, the largest private gift ever given to the college.

2/2/2015

Blackbaud, Inc. announced the results of a commissioned Total Economic Impact study conducted by Forrester Consulting, examining the potential return on investment enterprises may experience by deploying Blackbaud CRM in the North American higher education sector.

2/2/2015

St. John’s University announced that it will freeze tuition and fees, and room and board costs for all current and incoming full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students at its Queens, Manhattan, Oakdale and international locations for the 2015-16 academic year.

2/2/2015

During the 2014 calendar year, Sparkroom school partners saved $62,841,900.36 in media spend through a combination of automatic rejections and inquiries returned to vendors after an initial contact attempt by the school admissions offices or call centers.

1/30/2015

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