Major Edtech company Transact Campus appoints new CEO

Transact Campus, Inc. (Transact), an edtech company that enables educational institutions to offer user-friendly payment transactions connected across an entire campus, has announced the appointment of Nancy Langer as the company’s new CEO.  As CEO, Langer will oversee Transact’s campus commerce technology, as well as the company’s huge ecosystem of integrated payments and ID solutions. … Read more

Avnet announces winners of 2015 Avnet Tech Games  

Leading global technology distributor Avnet, Inc. announced the 2015 winners of the 10th Annual Avnet Tech Games. Of the more than 200 students from universities and community colleges who competed in the games, 31 students collected $1,000 scholarships. Additionally, nine faculty advisors received $2,700 in honorariums for leading the winning teams to victory. “The 10th … Read more

ASU joins Higher Education Video Game Alliance

Could there potentially be a Department of Video Games in our government? The newly formed Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA) along with the Bureau of Labor Statistics is starting to keep track of people working in the games industry and researchers performing analyses of the state of play alongside other sectors such as health, … Read more

CourseTalk partners with Parchment to expand college students’ opportunities

CourseTalk, the leading search and discovery platform for learners to explore the broadest array of online courses, has announced a partnership with Parchment, a leading technology company in Scottsdale whose digital credentials platform makes it easy for people to request, verify and share their educational and professional credentials online. The new partnership aims to help … Read more

Local University Student Launches Useful Service to Conjoin With Social Media Site

What social media site has over 500 million active users, handles over 1.6 billion search queries per day, and is often called the “SMS of the Internet”? If you guessed Twitter, you’re right! So that means, if you guessed anything else . . . you’re wrong! Launched in July of 2006, Twitter has risen to … Read more