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Seminole State Extends 'Single-Call' Agreement to Provide Student Services

Seminole State College of Florida has decided to extend the contract it has with Greenwood Hall, which provides the 32,000-student college in Sanford, FL, with specialized counselors and a technology platform for a number of student services.

3D Printer Challenge Now Accepting Educational Models as Entries

A competition to find the best educational models in 3D printing will accept entries through March 18.

Marywood U Streamlines Account Provisioning with Tools4ever

Looking for a more efficient way to provision user accounts for its 3,200-plus students, faculty and staff, Marywood University in Pennsylvania has rolled out the User Management Resource Administrator from identity and access management provider Tools4ever.

Research: Ripping Out Carnegie Unit Won't Guarantee Education Reform Success

The concept of the Carnegie unit as one of the defining measurements in education will be tough to uproot, according to a new report out by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.



French School Building Education Cloud for On-Demand Campuses

A business school based in France but with a campus in China as well is working with IBM to create a "smart business school" environment. Emlyon, with sites in Lyon, Saint-Etienne and Shanghai, hopes to deliver personalized education to its students through the cloud.

Grayson College Picks New Enterprise Resource Planning System

Grayson College in Denison, TX, has selected a new enterprise resource planning software in an effort to improve academic success for its 5,000 students and provide more accountability in its financial systems.

Texas A&M U-Commerce Deploys Financial Aid System for Non-Traditional Students

Texas A&M University-Commerce has implemented a new financial aid management system to support its competency-based online degree, the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program.

Syracuse Launches Online Master's in Communication

Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has launched a new online master's degree focused on digital trends and communications industry innovations.

OpenCloudMesh Project Connects Private Research Clouds To Facilitate Collaboration

ownCloud has initiated a project that connects private research clouds to facilitate collaboration, communication and testing, while maintaining the security of those private clouds.

Christie Debuts Small Projectors for Large Spaces

Christie has announced the H Series: two 1DLP projectors that boast 12,000 lumens and weigh in at just 52.5 pounds.