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Ivy Tech Community College Extends Blackboard Partnership to 2020

Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution, Ivy Tech Community College, has extended its partnership with Blackboard through 2020 to continue enrollment and retention efforts.

Shippensburg University Professor Named National Science Teachers Association President-Elect

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization promoting excellence in science teaching and learning, recently appointed Dr. Christine Anne Royce as the president-elect for the organization.

12 Colleges and Universities Strengthening K­-16 Student Success Through Community Collaborations

The Association of Public Land-grant Universities and the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities have awarded 12 public universities $50,000 each in Collaborative Opportunity Grants to scale up existing partnerships with public and private community stakeholders.

Future Privacy Forum, Data Quality Campaign's Education Privacy Resource Website Undergoes Relaunch

Two nonprofit organizations dedicated to safeguarding students' personal information recently relaunched the FERPA|Sherpa website, an online hub of education privacy resources that initially launched in 2014.



Khan Academy Launches Financial Literacy Video Series for College Grads, Job Seekers

Online learning platform Khan Academy has added new, free education content that aims to teach new college grads, job seekers and young professionals how to manage their money.

IBM Community College Partnerships Support Next-Gen IT Training

IBM is partnering with community colleges across the United States to help prepare students for "New Collar" career opportunities, defined as well-paying jobs in which "in-demand technology skills are valued more than credentials, and a traditional four-year college degree may not always be required."

As U.S. Abandons Paris, Institutes of Sustainability Take Action on Campus

A new report examined 18 universities with various models for studying the subject of sustainability, looking at approaches to governance, research, education, engagement, campus operations and best practices.

Wearables Market Continues Kick in First Quarter

According to the latest device tracker from International Data Corporation, United States-based Apple and China-based smartphone maker Xiaomi have edged out the wearables leader Fitbit.

CUE Fills Remaining Officer Board Positions

CUE, a nonprofit education corporation committed to advancing education innovation through professional development, pedagogy and advocacy, has filled the remaining four positions on its nine-member officer board.

New Room Management and Control System Connects Collaboration Tools

Next week at InfoComm 2017, Aveo Systems is introducing two tools — Mira Connect and Mira Portal — designed to make it easy to use collaboration products and rooms.

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