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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  • UMBC Adopts Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ Solution and Services Offering
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has reaffirmed and expanded their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering for Internet2's higher education members. Announced earlier this year, Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ offering was developed ... read more

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  • Blackboard Introduces Cloud Version of Flagship LMS
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company announced today. With the addition of a Software-as-a-Service model (SaaS), Blackboard is now the only company to offer customers three different ways to host their system: ... read more

Thursday, September 25, 2014

  • Blackboard Acquires Requestec
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. has acquired Requestec, a leading provider of Web-based Real Time Communication (WebRTC) technology, to reinvent and revitalize the company's product portfolio and revolutionize video conferencing as we know it. Today's announcement marks the latest step in the evolution ... read more

Friday, September 19, 2014

  • Nearly Two Million Students Use Blackboard's Professional Competency Tools
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced that nearly 2 million students have signed up to take advantage of the company's student-centric solutions focused on career preparedness. During the back-to-school timeframe alone, approximately 15,000 new members joined per day. Students who have signed up ... read more

Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • Blackboard Shows Strong Momentum in Brazil
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the country over the past year, the company is expanding its ... read more

Thursday, August 14, 2014

  • Blackboard Launches Free App to Help Students Discover Career Paths
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced the release of Job Genie((TM)), a free mobile app designed to minimize student anxiety around the job selection process by helping them explore potential career paths and options for college. Job Genie is the latest innovation ... read more

Thursday, August 7, 2014

  • Blackboard Acquires CardSmith
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services, Blackboard announced today. CardSmith joins Blackboard's growing set of student identification services and broadens the credentialing deployment options the company offers ... read more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • Blackboard Offers Solution and Services to Internet2 Higher Education Members
    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has created a customized learning and analytics offering available to the 259 higher education Internet2 members, the company and Internet2 announced today. The Internet2 NET+ offer will not only provide access to the company's market-leading solutions for teaching, learning ... read more
  • Blackboard Integrates Registration and Tracking Tools into Training Environment
    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has updated its training environment for business and government organizations with the integration of a Web-based information system, the company announced today. The environment now offers fully integrated learner registration, tracking, e-commerce, and enterprise reporting systems and tools. The ... read more
  • Blackboard Launches Public Cloud Version of its Learning Environment
    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard plans to launch a new version of its flagship learning environment that is delivered via the public cloud, the company announced today. Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard's private cloud, or via the public cloud, the company is now providing ... read more
  • Blackboard Launches New Learning Solutions Portfolio
    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to give institutions and schools more value and greater exposure to their technology sets, Blackboard now offers solutions that combine their industry-leading, comprehensive product portfolio, the company announced today. The needs-based solutions include various product capabilities that ... read more

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

  • Gary Lang Joins IMS Global Board of Directors
    WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Lang, senior vice president of product development, support and cloud services for Blackboard, has been appointed to the IMS Global Learning Consortium's board of directors, the company announced today. A nonprofit collaboration of the world's leading universities, school districts, ... read more

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

  • Blackboard Acquires Perceptis
    WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced the acquisition of Perceptis, an industry-leading help desk and student support services provider. Through the acquisition, Blackboard extends its capabilities to provide integrated services to support students at every step of their education pathway. Based ... read more

Monday, July 7, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Selects Blackboard
    WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has reaffirmed their partnership with Blackboard to power the university's primary centrally-supported learning management platform, Illinois Compass, the company announced today. Blackboard's comprehensive learning environment will support over 2,000 courses for over 40,000 students. Blackboard has ... read more

Monday, June 16, 2014

  • University of Windsor Replaces Existing LMS with Blackboard
    WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Windsor has selected Blackboard to power its online and blended learning platform for its 16,500 students, the company announced today. The University will replace its current learning management system (LMS) with Blackboard's learning environment, citing the company's ... read more

Monday, June 2, 2014

  • Blackboard Launches Professional Competency Profile for Students
    WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has unveiled a professional profile designed specifically for students and embedded directly in Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company announced today. Leveraging the MyEdu experience, the profile, along with a redesign of the company's student portfolio tool, creates a more holistic ... read more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014

  • Miami-Dade Schools Selects Blackboard for Communications Solution
    WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) has selected Blackboard to enhance district-wide communications through the selection of its advanced mass notification capabilities, the company announced today. Through this continued partnership, Blackboard works with some of the largest school districts in the ... read more