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Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 for Education

Microsoft has launched a new education program for its Surface Pro 3 tablets, offering discounts on bundles that include the Type Cover keypad.

24 Institutions Awarded $75 Million To Improve Enrollment & Completion Rates

Twenty-four colleges and universities have received grants totaling $75 million to support efforts to improve post-secondary access and completion.

Blackboard Teams With Ricoh on Document Imaging

Document imaging technology provider Ricoh will work with Blackboard to integrate its tools with the ed tech company's teaching and learning environments.

High Point U Deploys Touch Free Transcript Delivery

High Point University in High Point, NC recently implemented a new technology that fully automates the delivery of student transcripts.



UMBC Joins Blackboard's Internet2 Project, Net+

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has joined up with Blackboard’s Internet2 related offering, Net+, although the school has had a partnership with Blackboard for years.

Vanderbilt Tests Mobile App for Building Access

Vanderbilt University recently experimented with the use of smartphones as a mechanism to unlock access on campus.

Campus Management Expands CampusNet Cloud

Campus Management has expanded its CampusNet Cloud service to include a new enterprise-level offering, so educational institutions can use the service for learning management systems, financial applications and other applications, as well as Campus Management applications.

SchoolDude's CrisisManager Brings Safety Plans to User Devices

Education technology company SchoolDude has entered the school security segment with the launch of CrisisManager, an application that allows administrators to make emergency plans available on users' iOS and Android mobile devices.

USC Launches Inter-Disciplinary Master's with Wired Magazine

The University of Southern California is teaming up with a publishing company to launch its next online master's degree program.

Workforce Training and Continuing Education Software Gets New Features for Admins

Academic and admin software provider Jenzabar is updating its administrative platform for continuing education and workforce development with improvements for administrators and better interplay with other software programs.