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Lucid Software Donates Multi-Million Dollar License to Utah Schools

The Utah State Office of Education, the Utah Education Network and Utah System of Higher Education in partnership with local company, Lucid Software, are pleased to announce an agreement to provide premium software packages at no cost to all Utah public schools, colleges and universities. Read More »

City College of San Francisco Partners with Ellucian

City College of San Francisco expects to make great strides in improving student services by partnering with Ellucian®; a critical step that could help the college retain its accreditation. Ellucian is providing on-site technical expertise and support to help make processes at the college more efficient and productive. The company also is providing 24/7 help desk support for the college's 90,000 students. Read More »

EdX Announces New Membership Structure

EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the 32 charter members of the xConsortium, today announced a new expanded membership structure that will enable additional universities and colleges, foundations and other global organizations to join the edX community. Read More »

Ellucian® and National Student Clearinghouse® Partner on eTranscripts

Ellucian® and the National Student Clearinghouse® announced the delivery of Ellucian eTranscripts, an interface that automates the time-consuming administrative tasks required to process and release transcripts, reducing the workload of the registrar's office and improving the service quality to students and alumni. Read More »

PGA TOUR, CDW Announce Return of ShotLink Intelligence Prize

The 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. Read More »

Pioneer Institutions Join Civitas Learning in Using Advanced Analytics

Together with Civitas Learning and its data analytics and application suite, 24 higher ed institutions will work to gain greater understanding of student journeys through their institutions and use these insights to guide interventions; power applications for advisors, faculty, and students; and inform effective practices and policy. Read More »

BenQ Education Outreach Program Brings Color Proofing Monitors to College Campuses

BenQ America Corp. announced an Education Outreach Program to help campuses put the latest color management monitor technologies into the hands of students and instructors. BenQ has donated the company's new PG2401PT certified color management monitor to California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), Clemson University, and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) - putting professional-grade color accuracy into the hands of tomorrow's creative specialists. Read More »

XanEdu Delivers EdSphere to College Classrooms

MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, announced their partnership with XanEdu, the leading innovator of custom course materials and textbooks. XanEdu is now offering MetaMetrics' personalized learning platform, EdSphere®, as part of its suite of college based literacy products. Read More »

Use of Free or Low-Cost Course Materials Slow to Catch On

A study released today of a statewide effort in Washington to offer free or reduced-cost course materials for the most popular community college courses shows that many students and faculty are not using the materials, despite the potential for substantial cost savings. Read More »

Big Data Predictive Analytics Comes to Academic and Nonprofit Institutions

Revolution Analytics announced the launch of an Academic Institution Program and a Public Service Program. The new programs provide educational and nonprofit institutions with full access to Revolution R Enterprise (RRE), the company’s flagship Big Data predictive analytics software, for a yearly licensing fee of $999, which includes a license for unlimited users and general support. Read More »