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2014-08-28 12:33:36

Company Makes Regional Investments and Expands Presence in Sao Paulo WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the country over the past year, the company is expanding its presence in Sao Paulo. Today's announcement helps solidify Blackboard's growing global presence and marks the company's...

2014-08-09 23:04:10

Blackboard Founder leaves to create innovation in education industry, forms Gilfus Education Group. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Stephen Gilfus announced today that he will be leaving Blackboard Inc. at the beginning of the new Year in January 2008 to become an independent industry consultant and to form a new organization to bring innovation to the education industry. "Over the last decade I have had the opportunity to serve thousands of institutions with their...

2014-08-08 23:04:20

Education Industry leaders see tangible evidence of Education Innovation and Technology Trends predicted from October 2009. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2010 -- The Gilfus Education Group announced today that its annual education industry predictions have made significant progress in 2010. The Gilfus Education Group is led by Stephen Gilfus a founder of Blackboard Inc. and President and CEO of the group. "At the end of every year, prior to Educause, we...

2014-08-08 23:01:32

Attendees of Educause 2010 can witness tangible evidence of Emerging Education Technology and Digital Content Trends Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The Gilfus Education Group announced its annual education industry predictions today. The Gilfus Education Group is led by Stephen Gilfus a founder of Blackboard Inc. and President and CEO of the group. Gilfus annual education predictions foreshadow major concepts on the horizon for academic and administrative education applications in...

2014-07-09 08:34:59

Appointment Reinforces Blackboard's Commitment to Open Standards WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Lang, senior vice president of product development, support and cloud services for Blackboard, has been appointed to the IMS Global Learning Consortium's board of directors, the company announced today. A nonprofit collaboration of the world's leading universities, school districts, government organizations, content providers and technology suppliers, IMS Global is...

2014-06-16 16:26:55

University Selects Industry's Leading Learning Management Environment WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Windsor has selected Blackboard to power its online and blended learning platform for its 16,500 students, the company announced today. The University will replace its current learning management system (LMS) with Blackboard's learning environment, citing the company's innovative product road map, industry leadership, and comprehensive student and...

2014-01-29 08:37:03

Effort Aims to Simplify Student Purchases of Course Materials WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced plans to introduce an online bookstore in an effort to simplify the process for students to purchase assigned course materials. The company is kicking off the initiative with limited trials this spring with select postsecondary institutions and planning on a full launch this summer. While details for the bookstore are still being finalized,...

2013-10-16 23:19:02

Stephen Gilfus, through Gilfus Ventures LLC, re-enters market and plans to release an Open Source enterprise learning platform to the global education community. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Stephen Gilfus, Chairman of Gilfus Ventures and CEO of the Gilfus Education Group announced today from the Educause Annual Conference that his venture firm will pick up the Learning Management System (LMS) industry, shake it up, and set it down five years into the future by acquiring Drupal...


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