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The SpanAir system accommodates either flat or wave designs by using custom and perimeter trim components. EZ Hook-in™ (patent pending) tabs on each plank nest into notched 1-3/8-inch main tee, providing downward accessibility without tools.

6/4/2013

Vaddio, the global leader in robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems, announces a major software update to the ClearVIEW HD-USB PTZ camera. In addition to the current USB streaming, version 2.0 allows for IP HD video streaming and remote PTZ camera control through the Ethernet network interface.

6/4/2013

Anyone who has ever purchased books for college knows quite well, they are extremely expensive and increasing in cost nearly every year. Many students have experienced a definite case of sticker shock when they learned how much they would have to pay for their textbooks.

6/3/2013

CoursEval is a leading web and mobile-based surveying and evaluation software solution for education institutions. With an over 90% customer retention rate, the highly customizable solutions provides institutions with the flexibility and permission control to create the exact structure to get the most out of their course evaluation data. CoursEval also makes it easy to create and organize complex surveys across departments and campuses.

6/3/2013

Saying that excessive swipe fees that would otherwise be returned to students through lower prices, grant aid, and improved student services are being misdirected toward credit card companies, the NACS submitted an opt-out notification and objection filing to the proposed credit card swipe-fee settlement.

6/3/2013

The top one-year performer among direct-sold 529 plans was the resident-only version of the CollegeAccess 529 program inSouth Dakota, managed by Allianz Global Investors Distributors LLC, while Nevada's USAA 529 College Savings Plan scored best for five-year performance. For ten-year performance, Alaska's T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan ranked highest.

6/3/2013

The open course frameworks were created through collaborative work between members of the Lumen Learning team and faculty members at nine institutions participating in the Kaleidoscope Open Course Initiative.

6/3/2013

Enterasys also attained success with Enterasys University, its networking certification program, and plans to roll out a University Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) initiative in the coming weeks.

5/31/2013

Available either directly to students or through wholesale arrangements with partner colleges and universities, the program will fill a growing need for individuals who need help from homesickness to roommate conflicts to more serious issues and, at the same time, assist schools in the retention of students.

5/31/2013

Over the past eight years, DeJoy and Wos have provided scholarship assistance to more than 50 North Carolina and Estonian students.

5/31/2013

The major challenge for MOOCs and free online education is that despite attracting mass volumes of students, most people fail to complete the course and therefore do not achieve the learning objectives.

5/30/2013

Student-loan company Sallie Mae said Wednesday that it will split itself into two companies, one focused on education loan management and one working on consumer banking operations.

5/30/2013

Chipola College has selected the Jenzabar EX enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The new ERP system will allow Chipola College to expand services to the entire customer base including students, employees, and alumni.

5/30/2013

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University announced it received a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation.

5/30/2013

The assessments are a part of the Tennessee College and Career Planning System, powered by Kuder® (TCCPS) a free online resource sponsored by Edsouth, a Tennessee-based nonprofit organization that provides support services and educational loan programs for students and parents throughout the country.

5/30/2013

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