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Partnership Expands Database of Experiential Learning Opportunities

Student Opportunity Center has joined forces with labor market analytics firm Esmi, adding the latter's job postings and internship information to SOC's database of experiential learning opportunities across the United States.

CARES Act 2: Larger, but Still Insufficient

Even as the Biden administration has begun pushing for the next recovery package, educators are still sorting out the details of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, otherwise known as "CARES Act 2."

Olivet Nazarene U Offers Tuition-Free Online General Ed Courses for Adult Learners

A new program out of Olivet Nazarene University's School of Graduate and Continuing Studies is using an online, asynchronous flipped model to provide adult students a pathway to earn a bachelor's degree.

San Francisco State U Taps Cloud Tech for Financial Planning

San Francisco State University has moved its financial reporting, analytics, budgeting and forecasting to Oracle's Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management solution.



U Arizona Sticks with All Campus for Online Graduate Engineering Programs

The University of Arizona College of Engineering has signed a renewal agreement with online program management provider All Campus, extending the partnership that has been in place since 2015 to support the institution's engineering master's degree programs.

Free COVID Dashboard Resources Offer Templates for College and County Data

A project dedicated to sharing best practices in COVID-19 data visualization is offering free resources to help colleges and universities create their own dashboards for disseminating public health information to students, parents, faculty and staff.

National University Blockchain Initiative Pilots Digital Transcripts

National University in California has partnered with GreenLight Credentials to create blockchain-secured digital student transcripts that can be shared with other educational institutions or prospective employers.

Occupancy Count Tool Reaches into Ed Settings

To measure how many people are visiting a space in real time, BlueZoo's BlueFox Count uses sensors to continuously count probes from mobile phones.

Library of Congress Digitizes Presidential Collections

The world's largest library, the Library of Congress, has digitized the collections of papers from 23 early presidents, from George Washington to Calvin Coolidge. The work has taken nearly two decades of effort, and the results — 3.3 million images — are openly available online.

Community College Librarians Keep Digital Platform Running in California

A recent effort by the Community College League of California has resulted in a three-year agreement to cover the renewal costs of a shared library services platform.