Industry News

Subsidies for public higher education institutions have hit a 10-year low while students for the first time pay on average half or more of their education’s cost, finds a report by the Delta Cost Project at the American Institutes for Research. Community colleges, the analysis also shows, are posting the lowest level of spending per student in a decade.

7/31/2014

Christie, a provider advanced cinema technologies and visual display solutions, continued its technology partnership recently with the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts by launching a state-of-the-art cinema experience at USC’s showcase Theatre, the Eileen Norris Theatre.

7/30/2014

As higher education faculty and students rely more heavily on mobile devices for academic work, Chalk & Wire announced the latest enhancements of its higher education assessment platform including full-scale mobile device optimization.

7/30/2014

Aruba Networks, Inc. announced that the University of Miami, a private research institution and the top-ranked school in Florida, and its health system, UHealth-University of Miami Health System, have selected Aruba for an organization-wide wireless network upgrade covering 200 buildings.

7/30/2014

Smith Micro Software, Inc. has teamed with Sprint to offer a new education program and contest designed to cultivate the next generation of digital artists. Later this year, Sprint is expecting to enhance Sprint Visual Voicemail service by adding avatars from Smith Micro as a new feature.

7/30/2014

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced that nine states have been awarded $300,000 grants in Phase II of its Academic Progression in Nursing program. APIN is advancing state and regional strategies aimed at creating a more highly educated, diverse nursing workforce.

7/29/2014

Anyone passing Chestnut Square will be notice two new LED video displays as Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, South Dakota, has partnered with AGS of Exton, Pennsylvania, to provide the equipment for Drexel University.

7/29/2014

As one of the largest private universities in Ohio, with a growing enrollment approaching 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Franklin University wanted a proven payment provider with technology that required no additional programming to integrate with the university's ERP system.

7/29/2014

The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have joined forces to fight world hunger. Representatives from both entities signed a memorandum of understanding in Rome, Italy, formalizing a partnership that could have a regional, national and international impact.

7/28/2014

eScience Labs, a provider of lab solutions for online science courses, is pleased to announce its 2nd Edition Introductory Physics Lab Kit, available for Spring 2015 course adoptions. The lab kit is intended for higher education, non-majors students enrolled in online or hybrid course models.

7/28/2014

Florida Tech is introducing the aviation industry's only bachelor of arts in aviation management offered 100 percent online. Students earning this degree gain career-specific aviation and management knowledge delivered using University Alliance's dynamic, video-based e-learning environment.

7/28/2014

Banc of California, Inc. teamed up with San Diego State University Athletics to announce a focus on financial literacy as the company was named an “Official Banking Partner of SDSU Athletics.”

7/25/2014

EdR, an ownership, development and management of collegiate housing company, today announced the completed sales of two properties to two different companies for a combined price of $29.9 million.

7/25/2014

Syncfusion, Inc., a developer solutions company, announced that developers for The Oaks Private School and Hurread chose Syncfusion ASP.NET and JavaScript tools for distance learning solutions.

7/25/2014

Ellucian, a software and services provider for higher education institutions, announced Oklahoma State University has selected Banner by Ellucian to modernize and upgrade its current ERP system

7/24/2014

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