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2014-03-27 08:30:20

WAYNE, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectYard, Inc., the leading provider of social engagement and analytic solutions, announced today the launch of enhanced analytic and reporting features at Pearson's upcoming premier Cite conference taking place in Fort Worth, Texas, April 1(st)-April 3(rd), 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/PH91863LOGO-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/PH91863LOGO-b ConnectYard has been working closely...

2011-07-07 07:39:00

WAYNE, N.J., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectYard, Inc. - the leading provider of social media-based communication solutions for higher education - is delighted to welcome the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) to a growing list of partners. ConnectYard provides a social media platform specifically designed for higher education that increases student engagement by leveraging the power of social media as a learning tool and facilitating mobile, two-way communication....

2011-04-14 07:25:00

WAYNE, N.J., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectYard, Inc., the leading provider of social media-based communication solutions for higher education, today announced the integration of the ConnectYard Building Block with the Announcements and Discussions sections of the Blackboard Learn platform. Seamless integration of the ConnectYard platform now enables notifications via Facebook, Twitter, and text message, as well as email (including institution provided and personal email...

2011-01-06 06:45:00

WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ConnectYard, Inc., leading provider of social media-based communication solutions for higher education, announced the successful adoption of their platform at Anne Arundel Community College. Anne Arundel Community College is one of many institutions who have implemented ConnectYard with the goal of improving student success and retention, which is the core focus of the College's Student Academic Success Program - a support network for largely...

2010-07-27 07:30:00

WAYNE, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ConnectYard, Inc. announced the completion of its Series-A financing of $500,000 from Jumpstart NJ Angel Network. The company provides educational institutions with a centralized social media communications platform. The proprietary ConnectYard solution opens dynamic two-way messaging channels for engaging today's students in learning. The platform allows faculty, staff and administrators to easily communicate with students securely using a...

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