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2014-06-13 23:02:08

Connected Nation launches online application and will serve as independent, third party evaluator of school applications. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Connected Nation is proud to announce that it will join the ConnectED initiative by administering AT&T’s selection process for its $100 million commitment to provide free mobile broadband Internet access to select middle and high school students in Title 1 schools across the country. Earlier today, Connected Nation launched an...

2014-05-08 23:02:08

‘Drive’ Portal Unveiled at SHLB Conference in DC Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Watch Drive Video Access Drive This week during the SHLB Coalition's 2014 Annual Conference, Connected Nation is promoting the launch of its new digital learning platform called Drive: Your Digital Learning Hub. The Drive learning platform is aimed at closing the digital literacy gap that still persists in the United States by providing community anchor institutions and trainers with an...

2014-04-25 23:01:50

Nonprofit Ranked 12th for 2014; Has Made Winner’s List Four Consecutive Years Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Connected Nation has once again been selected as one of the best places to work in Kentucky, finishing 12th in the ranking, up 3 spots from 2013, of small-sized Kentucky employers in the awards presented Thursday by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management in conjunction with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. The honor marks the fourth consecutive year that...

2014-02-04 23:02:18

Connected Nation's statement from President and COO Tom Ferree regarding today’s announcement by President Obama that the Federal Communications Commission will invest $2 billion during the next two years on high-speed Internet in schools and libraries, and that $750 million in additional commitments from the private sector have been secured for the effort. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Connected Nation is issuing the following statement from President and COO Tom Ferree...

2013-11-20 23:01:05

Story Map Highlights How Technology Programs Are Making a Difference Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 View the Map Today is GIS Day, an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. In celebration of that event, Connected Nation is releasing an Esri story map of its programs through the years. “GIS Day gives us another opportunity to highlight the successes...

2013-11-14 23:01:51

A 24% Gap in Business Broadband Adoption Remains; Workforce Training Needed to Fill Available Jobs Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 View the Results Download the Infographic Today, Connected Nation released the results of its 2013 Business Technology Survey, which examines the technology adoption trends of U.S. businesses. The survey shows that U.S. businesses generate an estimated $1.7 trillion in online sales to consumers and other businesses annually, equivalent to 11% of the...

2013-10-25 23:01:09

Hundreds turn out for in-depth discussion on best practices, strategic planning for broadband expansion across state. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Watch the Livestream Recording Access the Agenda & Presentations The 2013 Michigan Broadband Conference at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University in Lansing drew more than 300 attendees and another 150 via Livestream yesterday. The statewide broadband technology conference was co-hosted by Connect Michigan and the Library...

2013-10-10 23:02:05

Hosts Conversation with Industry Leaders About Digital Divide at TIA 2013 Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Download the Report Visit the Website Watch Greenwood County Video Today, Connected Nation is launching a campaign called “Beyond the Divide” to help communities “get connected” to technology and innovative solutions that improve living standards and grow economies. The national non-profit is issuing a report on its community engagement program to highlight the best...

2013-06-25 23:19:51

New program focuses on driving innovation in education through technology. SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Today at the International Society for Technology in Education conference, non-profit Connected Nation announced that it has launched a new dedicated program to foster innovation in education, have a measurable impact on creating efficiencies in solving the connectivity challenge, and drive a more effective learning environment for students. The program, called “Edified,”...

2013-06-21 23:03:32

Sustainable Job Creation Program Bringing Technology-Based Jobs to Local Communities WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Link to Governor’s Proclamation Connected Nation this week is unveiling its innovative Digital Works (sm) program that is helping connect people to twenty-first century workforce opportunities while spurring community revitalization. Today, Connected Nation and its Connect Ohio subsidiary held the grand opening for the first Digital Works center, located in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.