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Fayetteville State U Launches Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub

This fall, North Carolina's Fayetteville State University will open a new Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub aimed at connecting business and learning communities and reimagining and invigorating the workforce.

Jenzabar Releases Campus Marketplace Solution to Support Evolving Business Models of Higher Ed

HIgher education technology company Jenzabar has introduced Campus Marketplace, a new platform that allows institutions to unbundle their courses from degree programs and make them available to both enrolled and unenrolled students through a branded online storefront.

U Kentucky Rolls Out 5 Mental Health Apps for Students

The University of Kentucky is boosting its support resources for students with the rollout of five new apps designed to improve mental health and well-being.

FBI Alert: U.S. Academic Credentials Being Sold On Various Public and Dark Web Forums

A new alert issued by the FBI warns higher education institutions that cybersecurity agents have identified U.S. college and university credentials are being advertised for sale on “dark web” criminal marketplaces and on publicly accessible internet forums.



Class to Acquire Blackboard Collaborate

Synchronous online learning platform Class Technologies recently announced a definitive agreement to acquire Anthology's Blackboard Collaborate virtual classroom tool.

Report: Ransomware Data Breaches' Growth Last Year Equal to Last 5 Years Combined

Data breaches resulting from ransomware attacks jumped by 13% last year — equal to the last five years’ increase combined — and are impacting more education organizations than ever, according to the recently released Verizon Business 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report.

Mental Health, COVID Top Safety Concerns in Education

Across K-12 schools and higher education, student mental health is vying with COVID-19 safety measures as the top concern for the 2022–2023 school year.

Kajeet Intros Sentinel Insights for Real-Time Decision-Making in IoT Management

Wireless connectivity and IoT company Kajeet has launched a new cloud-based data analytics platform called Sentinel Insights to enhance its flagship Internet of Things management tool, according to a news release.

IMS Global Learning Consortium Rebrands as 1EdTech Consortium

IMS Global Learning Consortium, the nonprofit collaborative in educational technology and digital learning, has announced a new name: 1EdTech Consortium.

ASUS Debuts ExpertBook Series for Education, Enterprise Users

ASUS has introduced a new 2022 Expert Series line of laptops, including models with greater flexibility and security specifically made for education, retail, healthcare and enterprise users.