News Update
Breaking Stories in Higher Ed 12/1/2020


  • 8 Texas CCs Get Funding to Broaden Pathways Programs

    Eight community colleges in east Texas are receiving funding to scale their pathways programs. The recognition came from the Texas Success Center, which operates out of the Texas Association of Community Colleges, to support the 50 community college districts in the state.


  • New Texas A&M Supercomputer 'Grace' Goes Online in December

    Texas A&M University is getting a new supercomputer. The latest system, which goes online for researchers in December, will be 20 times more powerful than the supercomputer it's replacing.

  • Survey: Video Is Essential, But May Be Losing Its Luster

    In an annual survey done by Kaltura, fewer faculty and staff respondents agreed that video increased student achievement (down 11 percent from last year's survey), increased the sense of affiliation alumni felt for their institutions (down 9 percent), increased student satisfaction with learning (down 7 percent) or increased educator collaboration and professional develop (down 5 percent).


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