Industry News

Transgender Law Center praised the U.S. Department of Education for releasing guidelines that make it clear transgender and gender nonconforming students are protected from discrimination under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in schools.

5/1/2014

In its efforts to continually offer solutions that best empower institutions to make data-driven decisions, Higher One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to more than 1,900 college and university campuses across the U.S., has announced new features in its Campus Labs Baseline offering.

5/1/2014

FlightPath, the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s online advising system, is now available to be downloaded and used by “universities from Kansas to Kenya,” says its lead programmer, ULM Web Application Programmer, Richard Peacock.

4/30/2014

Bullpen Marketing, a marketing agency specializing in creative marketing strategies, web design, logo design, printing, fulfillment and promotional products, re-envisioned the University of Houston-Downtown’s mascot, Ed-U-Gator, giving the scaly crocodylia his first official, branded image to be used consistently across all media.

4/30/2014

Epson introduced the WorkForce DS-40, its first wireless portable document scanner. Weighing just over one pound, the WorkForce DS-40 enables users to increase efficiency and organization with Wi-Fi connectivity for point-to-point scanning directly to a PC, Mac or mobile devices, as well as one-touch scan-to-cloud capabilities.

4/30/2014

Rice University-based publisher OpenStax College announced a distribution partnership with NACSCORP, a subsidiary of the National Association of College Stores, that will allow the nonprofit publisher to drop prices on all its print textbooks and distribute them to more than 3,000 college stores.

4/30/2014

ROCKFON introduces Chicago Metallic 1494 SSC seismic separation joint clip for use with ceiling suspension systems. This shaker table-tested clip not only complies with the current International Building Code, but also provides a neat, clean appearance on the finished ceiling.

4/29/2014

PlateSmart Technologies announced that it has partnered with Convergint Technologies to protect college campuses with a new security system, which will track all vehicle activity 24 hours a day. At the heart of this system is PlateSmart’s ARES Enterprise License Plate Recognition analytic product.

4/29/2014

The three-day event, held at the landmark Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, is the single best opportunity for Mediasite and video professionals – novice and expert alike – to collaborate, learn, inspire and push the boundaries of campus and enterprise video. Over three days, attendees will discover and share transformative ideas for their Mediasite implementations.

4/29/2014

Inceptia announced it will co-present a webinar with an administrator from one of the nation’s largest comprehensive university systems, the State University of New York, on strategies implemented to help reduce debt and to create a more sound financial future for students and alumni by helping students learn the realities of financial aid.

4/29/2014

Kramer Electronics announces that its newest line of ProScale digital scaler/switchers, the VP-770, VP-771, VP-773, VP-774, VP-773AMP and VP-774AMP are all equipped with a unique built-in Mass Notification & Emergency Communication feature.

4/28/2014

Allegion PLC, a global provider of security products and solutions, announced that Texas Christian University partnered with Allegion to help enhance security for its students by installing Schlage electronic locks in new residence halls and upgrading access control in existing buildings.

4/28/2014

Talkaphone has introduced its updated LED Lighted Surface Mount Accessory featuring a new sleek, contemporary contoured design that improves the functionality of an emergency phone in small areas where both space-savings and security are desired. The emergency phone faceplate is illuminated by an ultra-bright, long-lasting LED panel light at all times, making it ideal for poorly lit outdoor locations.

4/28/2014

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, introduced the PowerLite 1930, a bright and feature-rich projector designed for small to medium sized venues including hotel or conference rooms, classrooms and houses of worship.

4/28/2014

panOpen launched its next generation platform to support Open Educational Resources, providing a framework for educators around the world to discover, edit and share educational content. The new platform provides access to a curated set of high-quality, peer-reviewed open educational resources, making it possible for faculty to replace commercial textbooks.

4/25/2014

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