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Department of Defense Offers STEM Ed Funding for Community Colleges

The United States Department of Defense is doling out up to $55 million in funding for STEM education at two-year institutions and community colleges.

SANS Institute Launches Cybersecurity Scholarships for HBCU Students

Cybersecurity training and certification provider SANS Institute has launched the SANS + HBCU Cyber Academy, a cybersecurity scholarship and education opportunity for students and alumni of historically Black colleges and universities across the country.

Fellowship Program Aims to Boost Diversity in Higher Education IT

A new fellowship program, sponsored by Bowdoin College in partnership with the NorthEast Regional Computing Program and Educause, is working to increase the number of BIPOC professionals in senior leadership roles in the field of higher education information technology.

Rave Mobile Safety Acquires AppArmor

Rave Mobile Safety today announced the acquisition of AppArmor, a provider of custom-branded mobile safety and emergency notification apps serving hundreds of higher ed, public safety, corporate and healthcare organizations.



Google-Supported Effort to Help Develop Courses in Responsible AI

The National Humanities Center, and independent institute dedicated to advanced study in the humanities, is partnering with faculty from 15 colleges and universities to create and implement curricula for developing responsible artificial intelligence technologies.

Cengage Group to Add Cybersecurity Education Company to Workforce Training Portfolio

Cengage Group has entered into an agreement to acquire cybersecurity education and training provider Infosec for $190.8 million.

Terra Dotta Intros Global Engagement Tool

Terra Dotta, provider of technologies to support study abroad, international student and scholar services, and travel risk management, has introduced a new tool for communicating with and engaging students throughout their global experiences.

Evidence-Based Teaching, Faculty Mindset, Student Outcomes the Subject of New National Study

The Association of College and University Educators is embarking on a major new study that will examine the relationship between evidence-based teaching practices, faculty mindset and student outcomes in gateway courses.

New Artificial Intelligence Incubator Network to Support AI Training in Community Colleges

The American Association of Community Colleges, Intel and Dell Technologies are launching an 18-month initiative that will design and build a network of Artificial Intelligence Incubators at community colleges across the United States.

Jobs for the Future Acquires Quality Assurance Framework for Education and Training Programs

Workforce and education-focused nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF) has announced the acquisition of Educational Quality Outcomes Standards (EQOS), a nonprofit working to establish universal, independent measures of education and training program quality.