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Higher Ed Best Practices for 2023

Higher Ed best practices

To better understand what higher ed’s best practices will look like in 2023, tracking the prominent trends in the space is essential. The leading trend in higher education is technology. Technology advancements will lead to best practices throughout the year, from mobile access to courses and course content to augmenting education through personalization. JW…

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Education & EdTech
Voices of eLearning: Introducing Season 3

Voices of eLearning is back with a new season of educational insights in the digital age. This third season promises new topics, new guests, and a revisiting of a few areas still making headlines in education today. Teacher shortages haven’t ceased, and education is continually adjusting to life after the pandemic. “We have to…

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How Higher Ed Will Handle New Learning Looks

Todd Zipper believes there will always be a place for a bachelor’s degree, but learning doesn’t stop there. In this episode, the president of Wiley Education Services discusses the importance of lifelong learning, the need for career-connected education to bridge the skills gap and predicts a truly hybrid classroom of the future. Wiley Education Services is a leading, global…

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Education & EdTech
Is the Future of Higher Education a Subscription Model?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Online learning was steadily growing pre-pandemic. Then it reached…

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7 Higher-Ed IT Trends to Track in 2021

Higher education, like many other industries, has undoubtedly been hit heavily by the pandemic. Classes have shifted to online and hybrid environments, budgets are squeezed more than ever, and higher-ed IT and technology needs continue to evolve. Institutions are taking a hard look at IT infrastructure to ensure they are set up to provide the…

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FirePoint Brings First Hacking for Defense Program to Kansas

This semester, students at Wichita State University have become the first in Kansas to put their innovation skills to work in solving real-world national defense challenges as part of the Hacking for Defense (H4D) program, thanks to the FirePoint Innovations Center and WSU’s Masters of Innovation Design program. H4D, a program of the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), is a semester-long course…

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UNC-Chapel Hill Launches an Expansion of its Digital and Lifelong Learning Platform

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is launching an expansion of its digital learning platform, increasing online program offerings from across the University, including graduate degree, certificate, and professional development programs. The goal: to help thousands of people across the state, and many others around the nation and world, gain access to a world-class Carolina…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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Blockchain Initiative Launches Pilot Program for Nevada High School Students
November 13, 2020

Blockchains, LLC, formally announced its Blockchains Education Initiative (BEI) today, a program focused on workforce development through blockchain education in the state of Nevada. Working closely with Nevada System of Higher Education colleges and universities, the Nevada Department of Education, school districts, educators, tech companies, and economic development groups, the BEI aims to create an…

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U.S. Department of Education Launches Rethink Adult Ed Challenge
September 24, 2020

In recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the Rethink Adult Ed Challenge that will expand career opportunities for adult learners through pre-apprenticeship programs. These important educational opportunities help to ensure students seeking apprenticeships are prepared with the skills they need for success. “In our…

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Instructional Design Tech Improves Remote Higher Ed
September 17, 2020

While higher education’s continued transition to online learning can be described as clunky at best, there are some signals that the chaos will ultimately bring more elegant instructional design solutions more quickly. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced educators, learners, and their families into an education experiment, one in which they must navigate fluctuating schedules,…

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A Strong Online Learning Infrastructure is Key to Higher Ed’s Future
September 16, 2020

As a growing list of colleges and universities reverse course from their previous plans and opt for a fully-remote, online learning approach instead, the risk that many will approach the transition focused more on mere survival than success is growing every day. Granted, no institution should be expected to assemble a comprehensive online learning infrastructure overnight. Most…

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SMART Upgrades Tech To Support Remote Learning
September 11, 2020

As teachers prepare to teach across virtual, hybrid, and in-person environments this semester, SMART Technologies — provider of the world’s most popular collaborative learning software and hardware — announced new software features and integrations that make it easier for teachers to build learning experiences that engage and support students from anywhere. As the COVID-19 crisis…

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Maine DOE Awarded $16.9 Million for “Rethinking Remote Education Ventures” Project
September 1, 2020

The Maine Department of Education (DOE) has been awarded $16.9 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rethink K-12 Education Models Funding. Maine is one of 11 States to receive funding. Maine’s project, Rethinking Remote Education Ventures (RREV) offers a multi-pronged solution with a primary goal of generating innovative remote learning models to provide equitable access…

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What’s Next for Higher Ed This Fall?
July 13, 2020

Apogee, the only managed services provider focused solely on higher education, today released the first of a five-part series from the company’s new State of Higher Education Strategic Planning 2020 Report. This first-of-its-kind study analyzed 491 publicly available strategic plans from universities and colleges across the country to understand strategic planning in the pre-COVID-19 world. Focusing…

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2U, Inc. Announces $3 Million Scholarship Fund to Expand Access to Tech Boot Camps
June 12, 2020

2U, Inc., in partnership with more than 30 top non-profit universities nationwide, today announced the launch of a $3M Scholarship Fund designed to expand access to critical tech training boot camps for historically underrepresented candidates experiencing job loss or financial hardship. Scholarships of $2,500 each will be available to Black, Latino, and Indigenous learners, as well as women,…

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ACT Announces Change in Leadership, Cost-Cutting Measures
June 3, 2020

ACT, the nonprofit organization that develops and delivers the ACT test, announced today a change in leadership and a series of cost-cutting measures to enable it to continue to serve students into the future, despite the current negative business impact of COVID-19. CEO Marten Roorda is leaving ACT, with Chief Operating Officer Janet Godwin selected…

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