RNL Expands Its Data-Driven Enrollment and Technology Solutions Through Strategic Acquisition of Helix Education
RNL has recently acquired Helix Education, a firm that helps maximize enrollment growth in highered through data-driven services and technologies, especially in the post-traditional student lifecycle. Helix’s experienced leadership and staff will work alongside the RNL’s enrollment experts to improve every aspect of the adult student lifecycle through an end-to-end marketing, enrollment, and retention technology platform.
“This acquisition will give institutions key capabilities for recruiting and retaining nontraditional students so they can optimize their enrollment profiles and revenue streams,” says RNL President and CEO Dr. Sumit Nijhawan.
Conferencing – Volunteer State Community College
YuJa, Inc. Expands Presence in Tennessee Board of Regents Through Partnership with Volunteer State Community College
Volunteer State Community College (VSCC) is partnering with YuJa, Inc. to provide the college with cutting-edge video capture.
YuJa will not only provide the college with campus-wide media streaming capabilities, accessible closed-captioning, and other video tools, but it will also provide VSCC with YuJa Himalayas for Enterprise Compliance, a new innovative tool for storage management with intelligent archiving.
Source: Business Wire
Learning Management System – Wits University
Wits University is Moving from Sakai to Canvas
The University of Witwatersrand is moving to a Canvas learning management system in order to enhance their ability to do good quality online teaching and learning; their current LMS not being able to sustain their now fully online curriculum.
Canvas, being a modern, powerful, easy to use, hosted in the cloud system, with a proper mobile app, will support Wits in all its further online teaching.
Source: News Break
Online Management Program – Rochester Institute of Technology
Beacon Education Announces Partnership with RIT
The Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is partnering with Beacon Education to offer the online MS in business analytics program. With Beacon’s comprehensive services and technology suite, as well as its thorough background in creating outstanding online learning experience, RIT will be well-suited to supporting the incoming wave of working professionals across China’s top companies.
“RIT sees the future of international education in a similar way as Beacon Education: more diversified and more accessible,” said Ian Mortimer, RIT’s vice president of Enrollment Management and associate provost for adult and online education.
Textbooks – Eastern Mennonite University
Eastern Mennonite University Partners with Akademos to Optimize Affordability and Convenience
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) selected Akademos as its new bookstore vendor. The new platform, which will be launched in the summer term of 2021 will help support students both academically and financially.
Akademos will not only provide a personalized, first-class customer experience, it will also reduce the cost of attendance with online access to a wide selection of low-cost material options.
“Shifting to the Akademos platform allows EMU to increase convenience and cost savings while breaking down other barriers to student success,” said Tim Stutzman, vice president of finance. “After a competitive search, Akademos was the ideal new partner to align with our vision to open new pathways of access and achievement for all students.“
Source: PR Underground