Industry News

On Monday, July 6, Stony Brook University’s Mobile/Digital Now initiative will equip 185 EOP/AIM (Educational Opportunity Program/Advancement on Individual Merit) freshmen with iPads as they begin their four-year journey at the University’s Summer Academy.

7/6/2015

As the college retail industry continues to change, the independent college store is still the primary source for course materials for higher education learners in North America. MBS continues to invest in the independent stores by forming a partnership with Booklog to help their system users get more quality used and new textbooks.

7/2/2015

Washington, D.C.-based edtech startup Cololo, previously known as CollegeAppz Inc., has raised a $100,000 friends-and-family round to bring their mobile education software product to two D.C. schools — Mary Center, a nonprofit in D.C., and Transcend Academy, a private test prep company.

7/2/2015

Jenzabar, Inc., a provider of software, strategies and services for higher education, announced the establishment of a partnership with Nelnet Business Solutions to provide a new suite of payment processing solutions to Jenzabar clients.

7/2/2015

DecisionSim, Inc., a provider of healthcare simulation-based learning platforms, announced it has acquired a digital communication-skills training and assessment technology from the Drexel University College of Medicine, which the company is commercializing as CommSim.

7/2/2015

A SUNY Canton project that will attract engineering technology students has been selected to receive $20,000 as part of the State University of New York's 2015 Innovative Instruction Technology Grants Program.

7/2/2015

The University of California Irvine School of Humanities has received a $2.7M grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a pilot program that transforms graduate education by streamlining the time to degree, providing full funding throughout the degree program, and establishing a teaching and research position of up to two years for all candidates who complete their dissertation in five years.

7/1/2015

Talented sophomores, juniors and seniors embarking on animation studies – en route to a career in the field-can look to new support from the industry’s largest professional organization. ASIFA Hollywood, a 3,000-member chapter of ASIFA International, has begun to channel a stream of dedicated scholarship funds to animation students regionally and nationally.

7/1/2015

The University of Nevada School of Medicine and Aurora Diagnostics, an independent specialized laboratory company focused on anatomic pathology, announced a new educational and clinical affiliation.

7/1/2015

Built with SAS data visualization software, the interactive online tool enables citizens to analyze and display data on the University of North Carolina system’s efforts to prepare more and higher-quality teachers and school leaders for the state’s public schools.

7/1/2015

Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions, announced Southern Cross University in Australia has expanded its Mediasite deployment campus-wide.

6/30/2015

TE Connectivity, a provider of connectivity, announced that Clark College in southwestern Washington has upgraded its campus-wide broadband infrastructure with TE fiber solutions. The college moved from 1-gigabit to 10-gigabit fiber with the potential for upgrades to faster speeds over time.

6/30/2015

Cirrus Aircraft announced a partnership with the Saint Louis University's Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology to add SR20 trainer aircraft to its training fleet.

6/30/2015

Temple University's Institute for Business and Information Technology and Lockheed Martin are joining forces to help solve the cyber talent crisis that faces the country. This fall they will host a National Cyber Analyst Challenge designed to encourage and support the best students currently pursuing cyber related degrees in the top cyber programs in the nation.

6/30/2015

Squadron Officer College and Auburn University's college of education took a symbolic step toward forming a new partnership by signing a memorandum of understanding.

6/29/2015

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