Industry News

Follett Higher Education Group announced it will partner with Wake Forest University to operate its University Stores, including the University Bookstore, the Deacon Shop and the Hanes Mall Deacon Shop location. Follett will begin management of all retail operations on June 28, 2013.

6/19/2013

Crestron has developed a powerful new group collaboration solution for the conference room.  Crestron RL is based on Microsoft Lync 2013, a popular and powerful server-based application that many companies already use on a daily basis. Lync enables video, voice, interactive content sharing, presence, and chat from a personal device, such as a tablet or laptop.

6/19/2013

The LV-D4HRW-212 (low-light) and LV-D4HRDIW-212 (day/night) dome cameras are designed for indoor use and offer up to 700 TV lines of resolution as well as an Effio-E enhanced chipset for superior color performance. Digital Wide-Dynamic Range (WDR) imaging on both models allow them to capture highlight and shadow detail - including backlit images - in the same scene.

6/18/2013

The BrightLink Solo is an innovative, cost-effective classroom tool that provides an easy solution for integrating interactive capabilities with any existing projector, while eliminating the need to purchase and install dedicated interactive whiteboards (IWB).

6/18/2013

SIIA has launched a beta version of its Vision K-20 survey. This survey is a chance for faculty and administrative staff to benchmark their progress towards achieving a 21st century classroom through digital learning and technology.

6/18/2013

Getting a package in the mail is a joy for a college student, or should be. It can quickly turn into a hassle, however, with long lines at the mail center, confusion behind the counter and the all-too-frequent lost package.

6/18/2013

The days of passing cables and adapters across meeting room tables, installing additional software, rebooting laptops, and apologizing for delayed or bungled presentations have ended with the launch of Christie Brio, a new meeting presentation and collaboration system that takes the hassles out of single and multi-site workplace meetings.

6/18/2013

According to the online reputation management professionals at Reputation Changer, public remarks made by a business owner or CEO can have dramatic effects on the public perception of the business itself.

6/17/2013

Sallie Mae, formally SLM Corporation, announced the creation of the SLM Student Loan EDC Repackaging Trust 2013-M1. Through this trust, Sallie Mae sold at face value $225 million of BBB-rated bonds with a 3.05-year weighted average life and a 3.5 percent coupon rate. The sale also included the entire residual interest of the trust.

6/17/2013

The University of Kentucky (UK) and GE Appliances have entered a master agreement to collaborate on research projects that could yield new inventions in the field of major appliances.

6/17/2013

AACRAO International Education Services (IES), and Parchment, the leader in eTranscript exchange with more than 7,400 member institutions, today announced that AACRAO IES has selected Parchment as its "Select Partner for Credential Exchange." Parchment will serve as the eTranscript sending and receiving solution for AACRAO IES users.

6/17/2013

Microsoft Gold Partner MazikGlobal unveils a comprehensive higher ed solution that accomplishes recruitment, administration, financial aid, course management and more, all integrated with the Microsoft Dynamics Platform.

6/14/2013

In response to growing concerns over shrinking education budgets and costly, restrictive licensing from some providers of creative software, Corel introduced a new Education Licensing Program that provides K12 and higher education institutions with aggressively-priced single and multi-seat options and easy-to-understand and manage licensing terms free of contracts, buy-ins or fine print.

6/14/2013

EdTech: Revolution in Education is the latest, largest and most comprehensive report on EdTech, to be released June 18, 2013, in hard copy, PDF and interactive e-book, from ASTRA and STEMconnector®. EdTech: Revolution in Education tracks how technology is disrupting, revolutionizing, and innovating education.

6/14/2013

Academic Partnerships, one of the largest representatives of online learning in the United States and around the world, today announced that it has expanded the professional development programming available through Faculty eCommons, the social learning ecosystem developed for faculty around the world to work together and improve online education.

6/14/2013

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