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2014-08-27 12:28:40

Explorer featured on the cover of National Geographic Learning fourth grade science textbooks to introduce students to a rare predator from Madagascar NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To engage students and bring science education to life, Dr. Luke Dollar, a Conservation Scientist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer will be speaking with fourth graders about his extensive work studying the fosa, a rare, carnivorous predator species native to the island of...

2014-08-26 12:26:55

100,000 students in 12 districts to use Cengage Learning's NGL reading and language arts programs BOSTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100,000 middle and high school students in Florida will use learning materials from National Geographic Learning (NGL) when they return to school this Fall. The state's three largest school districts - Miami-Dade, Broward County and Hillsborough County - and nine other districts in the state, have adopted NGL's Inside and/or Edge reading and...

2014-08-21 12:26:04

Charity partners include the Student Conservation Association, the Pat Tillman Foundation and charity: water BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise funds and awareness for important non-profit organizations, and to provide discounts to students for their education materials, Cengage Learning launched the Extra Credit program. Through this program, students buying their education materials from CengageBrain.com, Cengage Learning's e-commerce site, will have the opportunity to receive a...

2014-08-18 12:24:06

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Selects EdTech Innovator following Recent Opening of New Mission Bay Hub SAN FRANCISCO and BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honored for its role as an innovator among Bay Area technology leaders, Cengage Learning was named as a finalist in the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Excellence in Business Awards (Ebbies) for MindTap, an immersive learning platform that's being rolled out in more than 750 college campuses across the country...

2014-08-11 12:24:17

The agency will support the education company in thought leadership and global branding NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruder Finn, Inc., a leading independent global communications agency, today announced that it has added Cengage Learning, a global education company, to its growing roster of multinational clients following a competitive pitch. This new account further expands the agency's laser focus on global work, building on its strength in partnering with multinational...

2014-07-31 16:25:45

BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher education instructors gathered in Chicago last week at the Cengage Learning Summer Institute. Using the latest Cengage Learning digital solutions, including Enhanced WebAssign and SAM, which will be in use in the upcoming school year, math and computing instructors learned strategies that drive student engagement and student success. Marking its fifth year, the annual faculty development event is part of Cengage Learning's ongoing...

2014-07-31 12:26:51

BOSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To build upon the company's growth in the continuing education and workforce development markets, Cengage Learning today announced Carrie Doyle as the new General Manager of ed2go. In this role, Doyle leads and manages ed2go's marketing, product development, technology, sales and support services with a focus on the customer. She will build upon the established brand to leverage current content while seeking new opportunities to expand all...

2014-07-22 12:26:44

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of global education company, Cengage Learning, has been awarded six Hermes Creative Awards from The Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP), recognizing its creative marketing campaigns which engage students and instructors from around the world. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional...

2014-07-22 08:40:03

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students who used Cengage Learning's MindTap personal learning experience earned better test scores than students who did not use the platform, according to a study conducted by independent research groups MarketingWorks and SEG Measurement, commissioned by the company. The study also found that nearly two-thirds of students felt MindTap helped them achieve higher levels of learning, such as how to apply what is learned to real-world...

2014-07-18 23:06:10

Fall from historic roof caused by employer’s failure to comply with historic scaffold law, complaint alleged. ALBANY, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Three years after Chad Scribner fell off the roof of the Capitol Building in Albany, a New York State Court of Claims judge has issued a 20-page decision, finding that, in violation of New York’s “Scaffold Law,” Mr. Scribner was not provided any safety device to prevent him from falling, the law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP,...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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