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Web App Aims To Help Students Graduate on Time

As college costs soar nationwide, a Pittsburgh company has launched a new, first-of-its-kind web application that aims to help students become more self-aware, select the right classes and majors, manage their online reputations, graduate from college in four years, and start on fulfilling career paths. Read More »

Ellucian® Solution Enables Data Informed Decisions

Ellucian announced the general availability of Ellucian┬« Institutional Performance Management, the industry's first end-to-end action-based performance management solution. Increasing accountability pressures, and performance-based funding, are pushing institutions to elevate their data and business intelligence tools into actionable and traceable information that can improve outcomes. Read More »

Ellucian, Cornerstone OnDemand Help Transform HR Initiatives

Cornerstone and Ellucian have collaborated to help many leading colleges and universities successfully transform their HR and employee management and development initiatives through use of the Ellucian Talent Management Suite, powered by Cornerstone OnDemand, and an integration with Banner Human Resources, an Ellucian solution for core HR activities. Read More »

Scenario Learning Expands the SafeColleges Higher Education Suite

Scenario Learning announces it is expanding its higher education product line with two new online safety and compliance solutions. The SafeColleges suite now includes SafeColleges Alert, a safety incident reporting and tracking system, and SafeColleges SDS, a Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and chemical inventory management system. Read More »

Unicon Implements Student Success Plan at Stanly Community College

Unicon, Inc. has successfully implemented the Student Success Plan (SSP) at Stanly Community College (SCC). SSP is a holistic intervention coaching and counseling model, with case management software, featuring a modern toolset for integrated planning and advising. Unicon integrated SSP with MoodleTM, SCC's learning management system (LMS). Read More »

Kaltura Publishes Survey Analyzing the Impact of Video on Education

Kaltura Inc., the leading open source video platform, published today the inaugural State of Video in Education report, the most definitive and comprehensive international study to date on the use of video in education. Respondents showed dramatic consensus that video improves learning outcomes and the overall student experience, and also has positive impact on student enrollment and retention. Read More »

ConnectYard Partners with Pearson

ConnectYard has been working closely with Pearson since May 2013 to deliver its private and secure social engagement platform to Pearson LearningStudio customers, enabling them to reach students with course-level and campus-wide notifications via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, personal email accounts, institutional email accounts and text messaging. Read More »

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 »