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Survey: More Community College Students Want Access to Online Courses

A growing number of community college students want online courses going forward, according to a new report from Bay View Analytics.

U Kentucky Installs New Video Management System

The University of Kentucky recently announced plans to deploy a new video management system from Salient Systems.

Survey: Prospective Students Eye Career & Workforce Landscape When Deciding Their Futures

According to nonprofit ECMC Group’s latest Question The Quo Education Pulse survey of 14- to 18-year-olds, high-schoolers are paying attention to the career landscape and workforce shortages, and they’re looking for the fastest, least expensive route to careers in high-demand fields.

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Intros New LCD Laser Projectors

Sharp NEC Display Solutions recently announced the addition of two new LCD laser projectors to its PE Series.



Survey: Mental Health Challenges Impact Coursework

A recent survey of college students across the United States found that mental health remains a struggle for many. The vast majority of respondents — 95% — agreed that mental health has an impact on the quality of their coursework.

Pima CC Repurposes LMS as Innovative Conference Management Platform

Pima Community College in Arizona is stretching the capabilities of its D2L Brightspace learning platform, turning the technology into a conference management solution for its annual PimaOnline Educators' Conference.

IBM Announces 6 HBCU Cybersecurity Leadership Centers

As part of its commitment to train 30 million people globally in tech skills by 2030, IBM has partnered with six historically Black colleges and universities and HBCU systems to establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers that will work to build a diverse cyber workforce in the United States.

Bentley U Offers Cryptocurrency Option for Tuition Payments

Students at Bentley University in Massachusetts can now pay their tuition with cryptocurrency.

New Policy, Equity and Practice Network Aims to Boost Student Success at the State Level

National nonprofit Complete College America has partnered with three states — Arkansas, Montana and Oklahoma — to form a network of institutions focused on equity and student success.

New Coursera Career Academy Helps Institutions Upskill Their Learners

Online learning platform Coursera has introduced Career Academy, an offering that allows institutions to bundle self-paced online courses and career resources to help students gain in-demand skills for the workforce.