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Hudson Valley Community College Deploys Fiber-Based Internet

Hudson Valley Community College in New York state has implemented fiber-based Internet to its main campus and a dedicated point-to-point Ethernet connection between the main campus and satellite campuses.

Epson Debuts New Large Venue Projector

Designed for large venues, the new Epson PowerLite 4770W 3LCD widescreen projector boasts 5,000 lumens of color brightness, 5,000 lumens of white brightness and WXGA resolution.

Marist College Tests Out Cloud Security

A Poughkeepsie, NY college is teaming up with a security software company to test out security approaches for its cloud environment and develop professional curriculum for cybersecurity experts.

Survey: More Educators Are Using Social Media for Fundraising

According to the sixth annual CASE/Huron/mStoner Social Media Survey, 57 percent of respondents reported using social media to fundraise in 2015, compared to 47 percent in 2014.



UC Riverside Receives 4.5 Million NASA Grant for Big Data Research and Education

The University of California, Riverside has received a grant of nearly $4.5 million as part of NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project.

4 Instuctors Win Online Education Awards

Instructors at Drexel University, Ryerson University, Mohawk College and the Berklee College of Music have been selected as Pearson's 2015 online learning excellence awards recipients.

Stanford Prez Sees Distinct Role for Online Ed in Future

The delivery of education in the vocational areas and continuing ed will predominately be done through online technologies, predicted the president of Stanford University.

550 Hit in Berkeley Data Break-In

The University of California Berkeley has sent out notification to those affected by a recently discovered data breach.

Comevo, Regroup Partner on New Student Communication

Regroup and Comevo have partnered in an effort to provide improved communication between community colleges and new and transfer students.

Open Cloud Consortium Forms Alliance with NOAA to Release Environmental Data

The Open Cloud Consortium (OCC), a nonprofit cloud infrastructure provider focused on scientific, medical, healthcare and environmental data and research, is beefing up its environmental data offerings through a new agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).