Industry News

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3/3/2014

Montgomery County Community College was honored for its ongoing commitment to student access and success during the annual Achieving the Dream Strategy Institute in Orlando, Fla. The College was one of two institutions presented with the sixth annual Leah Meyer Austin Award by Achieving the Dream.

3/3/2014

Prosthetic human bodies have taken a backseat and actual human cadavers now have competition as medical students at Mesa, Ariz.-based A.T. Still University (ATSU) can now sit in a purpose-designed $500,000 classroom and have practical “virtual” contact with simulated human anatomy.

2/28/2014

A faculty team at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded $999,998 in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense – Army Research Lab through a subaward from the University of Alabama.

2/28/2014

With the installation of LED fixtures, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Thompson-Boling Arena is one of the first in the world to feature lights that are smaller, brighter and up to 85 percent more efficient than conventional arena metal halide lights.

2/28/2014

Historical contributions, local foods, and farming for the millennial generation are the centerpieces of the 2014 celebration of small-scale agriculture in North Carolina, sponsored annually by The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

2/28/2014

GatorVision is the University of Florida athletic department's broadcast and production initiative, handling live and on-demand event streaming and in-venue, game day coverage as part of its operation. The recently-built control room, located in the College of Journalism and Communications building on campus, houses a full complement of cutting-edge production gear suited to both outside broadcasts and in-venue content.

2/27/2014

Texas A&M University is primed to provide Aggie players and fans with the largest video display in all of college football at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. Daktronics of Brookings, S.D., will design, manufacture and install the 47-foot high by 163-foot wide LED video display, the first display at the college level to feature 1080 resolution, prior to the start of the 2014 season.

2/27/2014

Lone Star College System will be holding an adjunct and faculty system-wide job fair Saturday, March1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event will be held at the LSC-University Center at Montgomery and is promoting numerous positions available at all Lone Star Colleges for summer 2014 and academic year 2014–2015 classes.

2/27/2014

Announced is a new optional feature upgrade for the EOS C300 Cinema camera which will support Canon’s innovative Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus (AF) technology and enable continuous autofocusing with the entire line of Canon EF lenses and optimized for Canon’s stepping motor (STM) line of lenses when used with the EOS C300 camera.

2/27/2014

Montgomery County Community College’s (MCCC) Board of Trustees took action to approve a new Associate in Science (A.S.) Life Sciences degree program effective fall 2014. The program affirms MCCC’s commitment to developing relevant STEM programs that build a pipeline of skilled science and technology professionals for the region.

2/26/2014

Richard Soloway, CEO, announced, "Sales to the education vertical market have strongly accelerated in growth, during the last year. Our cross-divisional, education vertical focused, Project Loc-Down has been successful in providing valuable, consultative security applications knowledge and expertise, to colleges, universities and K-12 institutions across the U.S."

2/26/2014

The Graziadio School of Business and Management will soon launch a new e-catalog designed to make it easier for students and faculty to search, save and share critical course, program and policy information. The new academic catalog management system from Digital Architecture, Acalog, provides content-specific search, personalization features, social media links and mobile connectivity.

2/26/2014

Symplicity announced the winter update of its Career Services Manager™, the company’s career services management system. Among the highlights of the update are enhancements to the system’s core manager tools, including a revamp of the form builder, which will provide a more fluid process for customization and data extraction to work with the system preferences of each client.

2/26/2014

The University of Michigan Depression Center will host its 12th annual Depression on College Campuses Conference on March 12-13 in the Rackham Graduate School building, with an emphasis on research and strategies to foster student success in all areas of the college experience – emotional, physical, social, and academic.

2/25/2014

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