Industry News

Florida International University has selected CourseSites, the free, fully hosted and supported cloud-based learning system, as its platform of choice for running massive open online courses.
3/19/2013
Parchment, specializing in eTranscript exchange in the U.S. market with more than 1,400 member colleges and universities, now offers the broadest range of integration options for schools of all sizes.
3/18/2013
Maplesoft has announced a major new release of its flagship product, Maple, the mathematical computing software for education and research in mathematics, engineering, and the sciences.
3/18/2013
TIAA-CREF will now manage Hamilton College’s 403(b) defined contribution retirement plan, in which 720 employees actively participate. The plan contains approximately $150 million in assets.
3/18/2013
Software enables Cabinet Members to monitor institution-wide metrics with dashboards that track key performance indicators.
3/18/2013
NComputing, desktop virtualization provider, announced new strategic enhancements to its vSpace Desktop and Application Virtualization Platform.
3/18/2013
The new center will enhance the university’s research and educational initiatives for its students and the agricultural community, including investors, farmers, researchers and businesses.
3/15/2013
PESA, a leading U.S.-based custom design and build manufacturing company for professional audio and video signal distribution, today announced that Georgia Tech Online (formerly Distance Learning) is using a new PESA Cheetah 288XE digital video router at its Global Learning Center in Atlanta as part of its migration to HD production for its online professional education coursework.
3/15/2013
Not only will the additional solar power project save the university about $2 million over 20 years, but it is also showcasing the academic institution as a leader in sustainability while supporting the local and national economies.
3/15/2013
Students who purchase a Routledge Interactive textbook will receive 12-month complimentary access to the e-textbook through the VitalSource Bookshelf® platform, the preferred and most used e-textbook delivery platform in higher education today.
3/15/2013
Loanlook, a provider of Web-based financial literacy solutions, announced a notification control interface that will enhance its users' ability to manage their student loans via the company's loanlook.com portal.
3/14/2013

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-- Aruba Networks, Inc., a provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, announced that Parkland College, a two-year community college in Champaign, Ill., has deployed an Aruba Wireless LAN and the Aruba ClearPass Access Management System, to connect its 18,000 students and 1,200 faculty and staff.

3/14/2013
Hitachi will introduce the Z-HD6000 CMOS HDTV studio camera, featuring a new 2/3-inch CMOS camera processor, next month at the 2013 NAB show in Las Vegas.
3/14/2013
Adapt Courseware compared outcomes from its adaptive online section of Introduction to Psychology at Southwest Virginia Community College to another high-quality, yet non-adaptive online section at the school. The results are compelling.
3/14/2013
Ambassador Education Solutions, provider of course materials management and delivery for higher education institutions, received its annual Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE 16 SOC I Type 2).
3/13/2013

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