Industry News

Hanover Research, a global leader in information services, announced the results of an analysis of the current state of for-credit online education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at predominantly non-profit institutions.

3/5/2014

Helix Education (previously Datamark), a provider of student lifecycle technologies and services, has expanded its executive committee to include thought leaders and education technology experts who have decades of experience working for and with colleges and universities.

3/5/2014

Achieving the Dream released Continuous Improvement for College Completion: Arkansas Builds a System-Level Strategy for Community College Student Success during a session at DREAM 2014. This report details the coordinated efforts of Arkansas that has significantly improved the progress of student outcomes at two-year colleges across the state.

3/5/2014

Blackney Hayes Architects has announced the completion of the Gateway Academic Building on the 275-acre campus of Ocean County College in Toms River, New Jersey.

3/5/2014

Stamats, the nation’s leading higher education research and marketing firm, announced the acquisition of The Thorburn Group, a brand agency serving consumer icons such as Disney, Harley-Davidson, Target and Porsche.

3/4/2014

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences has received a multimillion dollar IBM (NYSE: IBM) Supercomputer that will place NSU’s research at the forefront of computational biology, data mining, graphic visualization and software engineering.

3/4/2014

The Approval Board, which will review and approve plans for tax-free areas submitted by private universities and colleges, builds on the progress made in implementing this groundbreaking initiative created by Governor Cuomo to jumpstart the economy by attracting businesses, drawing new private sector investment and generating jobs.

3/4/2014

Kaplan University has launched its Center for Excellence in Financial Services to provide individuals with news, trends and best practices in such high demand disciplines as accounting, investment and wealth management, financial planning, real estate, risk management and insurance.

3/4/2014

Stanford University has launched a new course on decision-making for professionals, a hybrid experience that combines the technological advantages of online learning with novel experiences and face-to-face conversations with experts on the Stanford campus.

3/3/2014

Simone Hairston, a senior majoring in dietetics at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, was among 20 juniors and seniors from universities across the country to win the "Agriculture as a Career," USDA Essay Contest.

3/3/2014

Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards. This survey provides all educators (teachers and administrators) with a chance to see how they measure up to national averages and provides SIIA with important data on the state of digital technology in schools.

3/3/2014

Montgomery County Community College was honored for its ongoing commitment to student access and success during the annual Achieving the Dream Strategy Institute in Orlando, Fla. The College was one of two institutions presented with the sixth annual Leah Meyer Austin Award by Achieving the Dream.

3/3/2014

Historical contributions, local foods, and farming for the millennial generation are the centerpieces of the 2014 celebration of small-scale agriculture in North Carolina, sponsored annually by The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

2/28/2014

Prosthetic human bodies have taken a backseat and actual human cadavers now have competition as medical students at Mesa, Ariz.-based A.T. Still University (ATSU) can now sit in a purpose-designed $500,000 classroom and have practical “virtual” contact with simulated human anatomy.

2/28/2014

A faculty team at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded $999,998 in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense – Army Research Lab through a subaward from the University of Alabama.

2/28/2014

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