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  • Blackboard Acquires IT Help Desk Provider Perceptis

    Blackboard has extended its reach into the IT support business. This week the company announced that it had acquired Perceptis, which provides help desk and other services to colleges and universities.

  • Pearson Workforce Education Courses Using New Online Enrollment

    Pearson is updating its switching to web-based enrollment management for its workforce education courses, a change expected to impact more than 200 colleges and universities and nearly four million learners.

  • Colgate U Adopts Emergency Coordination Service

    A New York university has chosen a Web-based application from a New York vendor to help coordinate response during emergencies.

  • NYU School of Engineering Launches Summer STEM Programs

    It's raining STEM in New York City this summer. Several programs are underway, involving a quarter of the New York University School of Engineering full-time faculty, 90 NYU student "fellows," dozens of K-12 teachers and hundreds of middle and high school students participating in camps, workshops, courses and research projects to immerse participants in science, technology, engineering and math activities.


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