Industry News

The Playbook, developed in partnership with Skills for America’s Future, serves as a one-stop, how-to guide with tips, best practices and other tools to help businesses and community colleges work together to train and advance workers in the industrial skilled trades.

10/14/2013

2013-2014 Opportunities: Preparing for college guide and workbook. This is the 13th annual release of this free college planning resource that equips students with tools to guide their pursuit of postsecondary education. Opportunities books are available in English and Spanish and can be ordered by guidance counselors, community organizations and colleges.

10/14/2013

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) received a $3.4 million grant Sept. 12 to implement and lead the Georgia-Alabama Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in support of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The grant will cover a period of five years.

10/14/2013

The collaboration will provide LiveU a greater opportunity for exposure in college sports with instant access to the more than 50 institutions and associations Learfield Sports represents. Learfield has owned multimedia rights to leading collegiate programs throughout the country for four decades, and has prominence in all of the major athletic conferences.

10/11/2013

Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in unified contact center technology solutions, announces that Penncro Associates Inc., a premier accounts receivable management organization, is upgrading its existing Noble contact center technology to the evolutionary Noble® SIPhony platform. The advanced platform will afford Penncro a unified software-based communications platform while reducing costs and eliminating inefficiencies.

10/11/2013

The XR-630 is the first access point of its kind to feature two radios capable of supporting the new 802.11ac standard, allowing organizations to provide performance well beyond that of 802.11n and enabling mobile users to experience application performance comparable to that of a wired network.

10/11/2013

The course is designed to help institutions comply with the Student Success Act, which goes into effect next fall. So far, nearly 30,000 students have registered for Steps to Success, which introduces them to key learning strategies, teaches them about essential policies, and connects them to helpful resources.

10/11/2013

Strong winds overnight following a Sunday fire caused the top portion of the Gunnison Memorial Chapel's steeple at St. Lawrence University to fall around 5:25 a.m. Monday morning, ending a dramatic 24 hours on campus that resulted in no injuries.

10/10/2013

The partnership will allow Saybrook to focus on students while benefitting from TCS Ed expertise in areas that include admissions, marketing, online education services, finance, accreditation, compliance, and human resources.

10/10/2013

The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce the creation of a full-tuition scholarship graduate degree program, the Master of Contemporary Chamber Music (MCCM). This professionally focused two-year program is designed to launch chamber music ensembles of exceptional artistic and creative potential toward careers of innovative distinction.

10/10/2013

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.®, a U.S. manufacturer of technology-enabled furniture for learning and business environments, today announced the addition of four new Regional Sales Managers (RSMs) to focus primarily on Bretford’s growing nationwide customer base.

10/10/2013

This online effort is part of a larger national educational initiative funded by the Ministry called France Université Numerique, which will be open to all French universities and will provide France with a state-of-the art site and technology platform.

10/9/2013

Catering to a unique retail experience and discerning, savvy customers, how the college bookstore is constructed and the shopping experience it provides can be essential to creating a crucial focal point on campus.

10/9/2013

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has expanded its lockdown suite with new mechanical, standalone and integrated access control options. As a result, schools can now match a solution to their environment and capability of staff and budget to further improve on their present lockdown procedures.

10/9/2013

Large enterprises, mid-size companies and small development shops will get the agility and economic benefit of a generic public cloud along with the reliability and scale of an enterprise-level service with unprecedented control of performance.

10/9/2013

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