Industry News

A new partnership between online, nonprofit university WGU Texas and South Texas College will provide new options for earning graduate degrees in the Rio Grande Valley.

7/31/2013

The Blue Oval Scholars Program awards eight tribal college scholarships and four mainstream university scholarships of$3,000 each for Native students studying science, technology, engineering, math, or business in a two or four-year degree program with a 3.0 grade point average.

7/31/2013

To prepare future IT leaders, Walden University is offering a new online Doctor of Information Technology (D.I.T.) program, designed to enhance students' technical expertise while developing the leadership skills they need to guide their organization in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

7/30/2013

PhishMe and FireEye hope to create a new organization-wide mindset that cyber security impacts each employee, from the lowest level all the way to the C-level. Both companies are committed to creating an open environment where employees are educated and aware of potential security threats, as well as the need for a robust security infrastructure.

7/30/2013

Fielded by Wakefield Research, an independent research consultancy, the survey of more than 500 currently enrolled college students found significant increases in students' overall reliance on technology as a means to improve their academic productivity and performance, especially their use of mobile devices to access course materials on the go.

7/30/2013

Accreditation signifies that the college (1) has a mission appropriate to higher education, (2) has resources, programs, and services sufficient to accomplish and sustain that mission, and (3) maintains clearly specified educational objectives that are consistent with its mission and appropriate to the degrees it offers, and that indicate whether it is successful in achieving its stated objectives.

7/30/2013

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) announced today that The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business will be its Academic Lead Sponsor at its 25thAnniversary Annual Conference & Career Expo in San Antonio, Texas on October 10 -12, 2013.

7/29/2013

With more than 21 million students enrolled in a college this fall, a large majority will need to take a break from their summer jobs to find additional financing for higher education.

7/29/2013

Designed by the award-winning architectural firm PageSoutherlandPage with input from The University of Texas at Austin’s Campus Real Estate department, 2400 Nueces impressed many of the guests with its overall design, stunning views and the thoughtful finishing touches within the apartments and common areas.

7/29/2013

College stores now routinely offer students the option of renting a hard copy textbook – the format preferred by 77% of college students. The number of college stores offering textbook rental over the past three years has skyrocketed, and such print-version rental programs can save a student between 45-66% off the price of a new print textbook, he said.

7/29/2013

The university’s ICT Innovation in School Education Department (ICTISE) provides support on core subjects such as mathematics , physical science, life science, economics, accounting and geography — to 60 at risk rural high schools in the Free State Province in preparation for their final exit exams.

7/26/2013

The Citations of Excellence Award celebrates the 50 academic articles receiving the greatest number of citations over the past three years in other research papers published in 300 management journals, including Harvard Business Review, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Finance, Strategic Management Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, and McKinsey Quarterly.

7/26/2013

Built on salesforce.com’s cloud-computing platform, Force.com, Enrollment Rx helps Smeal to create business process efficiencies and streamline activity with automated workflow, rich reporting and cloud-based access to current data.

7/26/2013

Closing in on the company’s 10 millionth transcript delivered, today Parchment released activity metrics for Q2 2013 that underscore continued momentum in the movement towards eTranscripts, including innovative utilization of eTranscripts to promote education attainment initiatives.

7/26/2013

The survey, titled "The New New-Hire", reflects the changing attitudes and work-ethics of Millenniums. For example, today's college graduates are placing more importance on work life/personal life balance than workers were ten years ago. With this in mind, many skills possessed by yesterday's college graduates are lacking in today's new hires.

7/25/2013

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