Industry News

To address and solve the growing skills gap between individuals seeking careers and employers seeking a well-trained workforce, Apollo Lightspeed LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, launched Balloon, an online career skills and learning marketplace featuring many of the world's leading technology companies and education providers.
3/13/2014
The John Marshall Law School is expanding its work in the area of predatory lending and fair housing education using nearly $454,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the City of Chicago.
3/13/2014

The State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education has named Dr. James C. "Jimmie" Williamson to be the next president and executive director of the SC Technical College System. Williamson comes to the System most recently from Agape Senior where he serves as Chief Human Capital Officer.

3/13/2014
Arkansas State University has partnered with Daktronics of Brookings, S.D., to provide three new LED video displays outside the Red Wolves’ home for football, Liberty Bank Stadium, in Jonesboro, Ark.
3/13/2014
Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, announced expanded product and services initiatives, a new publishing program and the addition of industry-leading STEM content from partners.
3/12/2014
Lighthouse Guidance Systems, Inc. (LGS) has changed the name of its educational software LGS Connect to Guidmii (pronounced guide-me). The Florida-based education technology company is rebranding and recently launched its new website.
3/12/2014
New interactive "study abroad" game for college Spanish, collaboration with StudySync, implementation of ALEKS at "world's largest math emporium" in Austin round out company's presence at education conference.
3/12/2014
This informative blog shares many of Presto Enterprise 1.5's features. Highlights include integration capability with Google Cloud, Active Directory and more.
3/12/2014
Panasonic made several announcements about products that will debut at the upcoming National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Headlining the news is a pair of the company’s signature VariCamR cameras.
3/11/2014
A project by Ohio Dominican University (ODU) professors to study and improve project-based learning methods and practices has received significant support from the Ohio Board of Regents (OBR). The OBR selected ODU to receive a $90,000 Improving Teacher Quality Grant to fund a project.
3/11/2014
Montgomery County Community College President Dr. Karen A. Stout testified before the Pa. House Appropriations Committee in Harrisburg on the issue of community college funding for Fiscal Year 2014-15.
3/11/2014
Lone Star College System, along with eight other community colleges of the upper Texas Gulf Coast, will have a major presence at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo March 4-23 at Reliant Park.
3/11/2014
he ShotLink Intelligence℠ Prize, a competition developed jointly by the PGA TOUR and official technology partner CDW that challenges academics to find the best new application of ShotLink statistics, is returning in 2014 with an increased prize of $30,000 in technology from CDW for the winning paper.
3/10/2014
Huron Consulting Group, a provider of business consulting services, today announced the next podcast in its Huron Education Innovation series featuring Michael Horn, the co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation.
3/10/2014
North Carolina A&T State University students, Leon White and Shakera Fudge were selected by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCU) for its first class of HBCU All-Stars.
3/10/2014

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