Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Higher Education

Indian River State College taps mobile app to keep students engaged

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

Indian River State College has adopted a new mobile platform called Rah Rah to keep its students engaged and enrolled.

Higher Education

Ed. Department names 95 finalists in pre-apprenticeship challenge

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

A competition to encourage more colleges and agencies to develop adult education programs will award up to $750,000 in prizes later this year.

Higher Education

University students report worse educations during pandemic

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

A recent survey commissioned by the publication Intelligent shows that students are generally having a harder time learning and getting support during the pandemic.

Higher Education

Open educational resources saved UCF students $750,000 last semester

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

Open educational resources are increasingly common at universities like University of Central Florida, but many higher education faculty remain unaware they're available.

Higher Education

IBM invests $2M in tech training at Harris-Stowe State

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

A new donation of technical skills and resources is part of a $100 million commitment to HBCUs from the tech giant.

Higher Education

Boston U. to pilot, research state's new contact tracing app

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Together with the nonprofit Mitre, Boston University will explore whether Massachusetts' new app could augment its contact-tracing efforts statewide.