Industry News

The new Florida Polytechnic University–whose 170 acre campus and iconic central building were designed by architect Santiago Calatrava–will formally mark its opening on August 16 with a ceremony at the campus in Lakeland, Florida.

8/13/2014

FSR is again extending its range of Pro AV solutions with the launch of its new, next-generation matrix switcher. Joining the company’s switcher line of products that already address the needs of all types of users, FSR is now introducing its DV-HMSW4K-88 Matrix switcher, which routes eight HD sources to any eight HDTV displays.

8/13/2014

Pixelworks, a provider of video display processing technology, announced it has joined the Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern California, the media and entertainment think tank housed in the School of Cinematic Arts.

8/13/2014

GoPrint Systems, Inc. now offers the self-service ability to manage and optimize public computers for all users with the MyPC computer booking and management solution. As a systems integrator, GoPrint has joined forces with ITS–a UK based company–to offer MyPC, a solution for computer booking and access management.

8/13/2014

Pearson, a learning company, is issuing badges for the Adobe Certified Associate certification program via its badge platform, Acclaim. Badges will now be available to candidates who earn ACA certification for the Adobe Creative Cloud or Creative Suite 6.

8/13/2014

Lone Star College System, in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas System, is leading the Texas Reverse Transfer Initiative, which awards associate degrees to students who have earned the necessary credits after transferring to a four-year institution.

8/12/2014

Nearly 2,500 college freshmen at Indiana State University, IUPUI and Ivy Tech Community College will be connected with a trained "College Success Coach" this fall through a new state initiative designed to increase graduation rates by up to 15 percent for students enrolled in the state's 21st Century Scholars program.

8/12/2014

Helix Education, a provider of student life cycle technologies and services, has released several enhancements to Helix LMS, which is the only solution in higher education designed to deliver a single platform to serve competency-based, on-campus, online or continuing education formats.

8/12/2014

Jive Software, Inc. announced that customer Penn Foster, which is career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, has won an International Customer Management Institute 2014 Global Contact Center Award.

8/12/2014

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 Department of Geology & Geological Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has received a gift of digital seismic and well log data from TGS, a global multi-client geoscience data provider.

8/11/2014

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

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

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