Industry News

STANLEY Security, a global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has been awarded an extensive contract with Arizona State University – a public, flagship research university located on multiple campuses across the state of Arizona and throughout the U.S.

4/23/2015

Reeher, a developer of software services to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of higher education fundraising efforts, has developed the Class Agent Fundraising Solution. The module is the first integrated online and mobile tool that helps universities and colleges manage class agents, and simplifies the solicitation process to save time and improve results.

4/23/2015

An analysis of state spending projects that a slowing in the growth of the labor force will lead to slower economic growth over the next decade, while rising Medicaid costs will reduce funding available for higher education and other discretionary programs.

4/23/2015

Avere Systems, a provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, announced that The Johns Hopkins University has increased research productivity at its Human Language Technology Center of Excellence by deploying Avere FXT Series Edge filers to help gain real-time insights from over 250 terabytes of speech, text and image data.

4/23/2015

ExxonMobil and its employees are donating more than $1.4M to higher education institutions across California as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2014 Educational Matching Gift Program.

4/22/2015

Academic Partnerships, a provider of online services for higher education, announced it will launch Academic Partnerships 3.0, a blended online instructional model that will revolutionize faculty and student interaction as part of the online learning experience.

4/22/2015

Offering the local flavors of our communities are a common practice for Parkhurst Dining, the food service provider at the Maryland Institute College of Art. In fact, the students at this Baltimore school are enjoying fresh ice cream from Prigel Family Creamery in Glen Arm, MD; locally roasted coffee from Zeke’s in Baltimore and homemade breads, cookies and cakes from Perfections by Allan.

4/22/2015

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has selected Genesee Community College as one of only 15 colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region to pilot new accreditation standards as part of Genesee's 2017 reaccreditation.

4/22/2015

Cengage Learning, a global education company, revealed new student data depicting how community colleges fit into today’s educational landscape. Most notably, 98 percent of more than 4,250 students surveyed agree that community colleges are an important part of the United States’ educational system.

4/22/2015

Sandia National Laboratories and Purdue University signed an extensive, five-year memorandum of understanding to establish a strategic alliance that seeks to solve science and technology problems of national importance.

4/21/2015

The University of Utah Community Solar Program, which launched a year ago on Earth Day, April 22, and closed on Oct. 24, 2014, generated nearly a million dollars in wages for 18 full-time, temporary and seasonal employees. The program also inspired two other Utah communities to offer similar programs, including Weber State University.

4/21/2015

An electric company is teaming up with Odessa College to help their industrial technology students. Lincoln Electric has signed an agreement with the school to provide new and better equipment to the students in the program annually for the next three years.

4/21/2015

Gateway Community and Technical College will soon complete the $3.9M purchase of the former Robke Auto Dealer. The new location will house Gateway's collision repair technology, automotive technology and diesel technology programs.

4/21/2015

Students at Florida International University now have access to the full suite of multiphysics solutions – enabling them to be better prepared for engineering careers by using the same software used by professionals around the world. University faculty will also be able to conduct research using the campus-wide license.

4/20/2015

When Haley Gire, recruitment manager at the University of Michigan School of Education, began researching CRMs, one of her many goals was to improve response times back to prospective graduate students. In a "secret shopper" program conducted three years ago, she discovered prospects sometimes waited up to two weeks to hear back from their program.

4/20/2015

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