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Butler County Community College to Engage Students with Video Tools

Pennsylvania's Butler County Community College has invested in Echo360's video management and active learning platform to help engage students across online, hybrid and in-person formats.

Central Piedmont CC Taps Retention Tech with Equity Focus

North Carolina’s Central Piedmont Community College has partnered with Aviso Retention to help boost retention in the wake of COVID-19.

Loyola University New Orleans Supports Digital Transformation with ERP Revamp

To help accelerate its digital transformation, Loyola University New Orleans is rolling out Ellucian's Colleague SaaS ERP solution.

Undergraduate Enrollment Sees Steepest Decline Since the Pandemic

Undergraduate enrollment this spring has dropped 5.9 percent compared to last year — the steepest decline since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.



Anthology Scenario Planning Forecasts Institutions' Economic Futures

A new feature in Anthology's Academic Economics tool uses predictive analytics to help institutions plan for possible financial futures.

73 Percent of Students Prefer Some Courses Be Fully Online Post-Pandemic

In a recent Cengage survey, nearly three-quarters of students — 73 percent — said they would prefer to take some of their courses fully online post-pandemic. However, only half of faculty (53 percent) felt the same about teaching online.

CC Search to Join WordPress

CC Search, Creative Commons' search engine for finding openly licensed and public domain content, is joining the WordPress project.

5 Ways to Address Inequities in Higher Education

The Online Learning Consortium has identified key actions colleges and universities can take to ensure they are providing quality learning experiences for all students.

USDA Grants to Support Distance Learning and Telemedicine

The United States Department of Agriculture is awarding grants ranging from $50,000 to $1 million to institutions supporting distance learning and telemedicine in rural communities. The deadline for this competitive grant program is June 4.

New AVer Auto-Tracking Camera Offers 30X Optical Zoom

AVer Information Inc. USA has expanded its line of artificial intelligence tracking cameras with a new model boasting 30X optical zoom and multiple tracking modes.