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2014-09-16 08:39:44

Independent Study Shows Students in a Variety of Class Formats Performed Better BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students who used Cengage Learning's Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) demonstrated better Microsoft application skill proficiency than students who did not use the program, according to an independent study by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization. SAM, an interactive online learning environment designed to support student mastery of Microsoft...

2014-09-15 12:24:10

Jostens Pledges Up to $150,000 for Music Education MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, today announced a partnership with the GRAMMY Foundation(®) in support of their GRAMMY in the Schools(®) music education programs and in celebrating all the moments that matter in high school. As part of the partnership, GRAMMY(®) Foundation artist ambassadors Jack Antonoff, Colbie Caillat, and Darius Rucker have...

2014-09-15 08:28:11

DENVER and LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funds advised by Apax Partners ("Apax") today announced that they have agreed to sell their majority ownership stake in the TriZetto Corporation ("TriZetto"). TriZetto, a provider of world-class healthcare information technology and service solutions, will be sold to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ("Cognizant") for $2.7 billion in cash, subject to customary adjustments. TriZetto develops, licenses and manages solutions for...

2014-09-10 08:39:51

Integrated with Cengage Learning's MindTap, Flashnotes.com Offers Student-Created Content to Deliver Improved Academic Outcomes for Today's Students BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empowering students to play an active role in how academic content is created and consumed, Cengage Learning, a global education company, and Flashnotes.com, the student-to-student study materials marketplace, announced a strategic partnership to integrate the Flashnotes.com marketplace into...

2014-09-08 16:22:25

Exceptional Science Student to be Selected to work with Explorers and Scientists on a Research and Conservation Expedition BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To inspire students and highlight real-world connections between science and education, National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning, today announced the new AP® Student of the Year Award recognizing students for making an impact through science. This annual award program is open to Advanced Placement...

2014-09-04 08:38:46

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungard® Availability Services(TM)(Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the Business Continuity Management Planning Software report.* http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140702/124193 Sungard AS was among 18 enterprise-class providers evaluated. Providers were rated against their...

2014-09-03 23:08:26

A group of financial services firms in Singapore have chosen to migrate their operations to SunGard’s managed services to help adapt to industry change, optimize performance, boost cost efficiencies, leverage new technologies and focus on serving their clients. Singapore (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 A group of financial services firms in Singapore have chosen to migrate their operations to SunGard’s managed services to help adapt to industry change, optimize performance, boost cost...

2014-08-28 23:08:50

SunGard ranks first in the sales magazine's annual list for two consecutive years. New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 SunGard, one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies, has ranked first on the Selling Power 50 Best Companies to Sell For list. Each year, the corporate research team at Selling Power magazine assembles and publishes its list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For. The list has appeared in the magazine for 14 consecutive years and SunGard was...

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...


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