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Campus Technology

Kajeet, Google Cloud Partner to Provide Private 5G to Schools

Private wireless provider Kajeet recently announced a partnership with Google to deploy its Private 5G platform through Google Distributed Cloud Edge.

Campus Modernization

STEAM-Focused Elementary School Kicks Off Whole Site Modernization

Franklin Elementary STEAM Magnet School, part of the San Diego Unified School District in San Diego, Calif., recently broke ground on a whole site modernization project.

Linea Slimline Acoustic LED System

Campus Amenities

Luxxbox Upgrades Linea Slimline Acoustic LED System

Luxxbox, which provides acoustic and flexible workspace solutions, recently announced significant upgrades to its slimline acoustic LED system.

New Construction

WKU Regents Approve Multiple Construction Projects

During a special budget meeting last week, the Western Kentucky University Board of Regents unanimously approved four major construction projects for its campus in Bowling Green, Ky.

Campus Renovations

Historic Junior/Senior High School Re-Opens After Major Renovation

Manzanola Junior/Senior High School in Manzanola, Colo., recently debuted a new campus addition and significant renovations to its original building, which was built in 1925.

Dorothy Thomas Exceptional Center replacement

Campus Renovations

Tampa Education Center to See $19.5M Campus Replacement

The Dorothy Thomas Exceptional Center in Tampa, Fla., recently selected construction firm Skanska to lead its $19.5-million campus replacement project.

Campus Renovations

Colorado District Completes District-Wide Renovation Project

The Yuma School District in Fort Collins, Colo., recently announced that it has finished a district-wide renovation project that provides modernized facilities for both expanded programming and upgraded security.


Two L.A. Colleges Receive $400K in Community Project Funding

The Los Angeles Community College District announced recently that two of its schools will receive $400,000 in Community Project Funding.

New Construction

Miami University to Undergo $169M in Summer Construction

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, is set to see construction work on three major projects totaling $169 million across its campus this summer.

Swenson Family Hall of Engineering

New Construction

Chapman University Debuts New Hall of Engineering

Chapman University in Orange, Calif., recently opened a new home for its engineering school. The Swenson Family Hall of Engineering was created through a 31,000-square-foot interior build-out of the university’s existing Keck Center for Science and Engineering.

Rethinking Sports Facilities / Campus Amenities

Considering Spill Light at Campus Athletic Facilities

Although each piece of the project had its own unique set of challenges and considerations, the design and implementation of the outdoor lighting for the athletic field was particularly complex. The new lighting would need to be bright enough to allow activities and competitions to take place at night but regulated to the point where there would not be an excess of spill lighting that negatively affected those that lived in the nearby neighborhood.

Campus Safety

Galaxy Next Generation Offers Free One-Year Subscription

Interactive learning technology solutions provider Galaxy Next Generation recently announced that it will be offering a free one-year (academic year) subscription to its G2 Visual Alerts solution to every school and school district in the U.S.

Campus Technology

Two Networks Join eduroam Support Organizations Program

Nonprofit advanced technology community Internet2 recently announced that two additional state research and education (R&E) networks have joined its eduroam Support Organizations program.

Fayetteville State University

Campus Renovations

N.C. University to Debut Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub

Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, N.C., recently announced that it will open a new Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub aimed at connecting learning communities with businesses to reimagine and invigorate the workforce.

Connectivity & IT Services

Telecommunications Provider Zayo Acquires Education Networks of America

Zayo Group Holdings announced today it has acquired Education Networks of America, as the combined company aims to expand to provide managed network connectivity, communications, cloud technology, and cybersecurity services to more K–12 school districts participating in the federal E-Rate program, according to a news release.

Campus Security

Purdue University Installs License Plate Reading Cameras

The Purdue University Police Department in West Lafayette, Ind., recently announced that it is partnering with public safety technology company Flock Safety to install six automated license plate reading (ALPR) cameras around campus.

Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center

New Construction

Dartmouth Completes New Engineering & Computer Science Center

The Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center (Class of 1982 Center) serves as both the largest construction project in the school’s history and the second-largest academic building on campus, according to a news release.

Schools In Focus: Talking Campus Security with Mitch McKinley


Schools In Focus: Creating Healthy Schools by Improving IEQ

Today’s guest is Kristin Moore, the Vice President of Market Segments at Armstrong World Industries. We'll talk about the importance of indoor environmental quality in creating and maintaining healthy learning spaces for kids.

New Construction

Texas District Breaks Ground on K–8 Tech Campus

The Manor Independent School District in Manor, Texas, recently broke ground on a new, technology-focused campus that will serve students in grades K–8.

New Construction

Clark University Breaks Ground on Multidisciplinary Academic Building

Clark University in Worcester, Mass., recently broke ground on a new academic building that will allow for collaboration across disciplines, according to a press release.

Campus Amenities

Kimball International Announces New Location for Chicago Showroom

Commercial furnishings provider Kimball International recently announced that its Chicago showroom will move to a new location in the Fulton Market District.

Campus Technology

ASUS Unveils New ExpertBook Series Devices

Global technology provider ASUS unveiled its new 2022 Expert Series portfolio today, offering new computing solutions to the education, retail, healthcare and enterprise markets, among others.

New Construction

North Dakota School Board Approves New $94.5M High School

The Mandan School Board in Mandan, N.D., recently approved the construction of a new, $94.5-million high school.

New Construction

Indiana District Approves $80M for Two Construction Projects

The Tippecanoe School Corporation in Lafayette, Ind., recently approved $80 million in bids for two district construction projects.

Safety and Security

University of Kentucky Installs New Video Management System

The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., recently announced its plans to deploy a new video management system from Salient Systems.

Adaptive Reuse

University of Kentucky Receives $5.2M Gift for College of Design

The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., recently received a $5.2-million gift from Gray Inc. for the construction of a new home for the College of Design.

New Construction

LSU Vet School Debuts Pet Clinic with “Ribbon-Biting” Ceremony

Officials from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, La., gathered on Monday, May 9, to celebrate the opening of the new Stephenson Pet Clinic.

New Construction

Mercer University Breaks Ground on Pharmacy, Health Sciences Center

Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta, Ga., recently broke ground on the new Moye Pharmacy and Health Sciences Center.

Campus Technology

Microsoft Education Releases Accessible Technology Survey Results

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is May 19, and Microsoft Education released the results of a nationwide survey it conducted among 1,000 K–12 educators regarding learning, classroom technology and the accessibility of environments for students.


Hertz Furniture Acquires School Furnishings

K–12 school furniture provider Hertz Furniture recently announced its acquisition of the New-Hampshire-based School Furnishings as part of a national growth strategy.

Sharp NEC Display Solutions PE506UL

Campus Amenities

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Debuts New LCD Laser Projectors

Sharp NEC Display Solutions, which provides projectors and displays to a worldwide market, recently announced the addition of two new LCD laser projectors to its PE Series.

Campus Renovation

SMU Breaks Ground on Business School Expansion

Officials from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, gathered on Friday, May 6, to celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for a $140-million expansion and renovation of its business school.

Awards Program

Spaces4Learning Launches 2022 New Product Award Program

Spaces4Learning is now accepting entries for the 2022 New Product Awards!

Campus Renovations

College of Charleston Begins Renovation Projects

The College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., recently kicked off two campus renovation projects.

California State University Dominguez Hills Innovation Instruction Building

New Construction

Calif. School Debuts New $66.5M Academic Building

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), located in Carson, Calif., recently completed construction on its new, $66.5-million Innovation and Instruction Building.

Professional Development

SEL Vision Summit Calls for Presentations

Aperture Education, which provides K–12 research-based social and emotional (SEL) learning assessments, recently announced a call for presentation proposals for the 2022 SEL Vision Summit.

Campus Renovation

Modernization Project Begins at San Diego High School

San Diego High School in San Diego, Calif., recently kicked off a Whole Site Modernization project intended to rejuvenate the 140-year-old campus.

University of Alabama Birmingham Science Engineering Complex

New Construction

New Alabama STEM Complex Reaches Construction Milestone

The new Science and Engineering Complex at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) recently celebrated a construction milestone.

Schools In Focus: Talking Campus Security with Mitch McKinley


Schools In Focus: See Something, Say Something

This episode's guest is Jim Lee, the Enterprise Sales Director at Vector Solutions. We'll discuss topics like common safety issues and concerns in schools, what to look for in an emergency communications system, and how these systems can help schools get ahead of issues to keep students, staff and facilities safe.

New Construction

Texas District Debuts New Agriculture Building

The Stafford Municipal School District in Stafford, Texas—part of the Houston metropolitan area—recently celebrated the opening of a new Agriculture Building.

San Marcos High School

Building Blueprints

Building Blueprints: San Marcos High School

The San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District and Perkins&Will's Austin studio recently partnered to expand the district's facilities by over 42,000 square feet.


Campus Technology Spotlight

FLEXspace: Building a Community For Learning Space Design

Recently, Campus Technology visited with Lisa Stephens, Senior Strategist for Academic Innovation in the Office of the SUNY Provost and Assistant Dean of the University at Buffalo School of Engineering, about current and future developments in the FLEXspace platform.

teacher cleaning a desk

Cleaning & Maintenance

Enhanced Environmental Hygiene for K-12 Schools

Schools can be breeding grounds for infection, but simple interventions can reduce absenteeism by providing a healthy, productive learning environment for students, teachers and staff.

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THE Journal Spotlight

IT Experts Call For Transparency and Accountability

IT professionals are calling for greater transparency and accountability from school districts in their cybersecurity efforts—including mandated public disclosure when student or staff data has been breached.

Acoustics and Audio Enhancement Technologies

Instructional Audio Helps Students Succeed

Access to intelligible, clear audio has never been more important with educators and students back in classrooms across the nation.

Ohio University Chilled Water Plant

Facility Focus

Facility Focus: Ohio University Chilled Water Plant #3

Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, recently completed construction on a third chilled water plant for its campus.

Editor's Note

What a Difference a Technological Revolution Can Make

If there's one thing that continually amazes me, it's how much K–12 learning environments have changed since I was in school.

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Disaster Response

Automating Disaster Response Plans with Mass Notification

During a crisis, school leaders have a large number of tasks they need to accomplish to fulfill the measures established in their safety plans. Each item can impact the safety of their students and staff, but the more items they are responsible for, the higher risk there is that one of those steps will get missed.

Rob and Melani Walton Center for Planetary Health

New Construction

ASU Dedicates New Center for Planetary Health

Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., recently finished construction on the new Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 7 (ISTB7). The 281,000-square-foot facility was dedicated as the Rob and Melani Walton Center for Planetary Health.

Northern Arizona University Student-Athlete High Performance Center

New Construction

Northern Arizona University Opens New Athletic Center

Officials from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz., recently gathered to celebrate the grand opening of a new athletic facility. The Student-Athlete High Performance Center measures in at 72,000 square feet and cost about $46 million.