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University of Phoenix Announces 2024 Faculty of the Year Award Recipients

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 05/10/2024 - 16:55
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix honored its annual Faculty of the Year Award recipients at an awards ceremony event held Saturday, May 4, at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona. The Faculty of the Year Award is part of the Faculty Rewards & Recognition Program at the University of Phoenix. Each year, the university announces a nomination period and asks students, employees and faculty to nominate faculty for the award. The awards ceremony was part of a
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Grayville Community School District 1 Announces Partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools to Provide Live and On-Demand Learning Resources for All Students

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 05/10/2024 - 07:52
GRAYVILLE, Ill. & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grayville Community School District 1 today announced a exciting partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools, a Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) company and the leading platform for live online tutoring, to provide all district students with access to the Varsity Tutors for Schools platform at no cost to the district, students or families. The partnership extends from now until June 30, 2030, ensuring students, educators and parents have a rich set of powerful re
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Joyce University Provost Appointed to the NLN Foundation Advisory Council

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/09/2024 - 19:51
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #nursing--Joyce University is pleased to announce the appointment of Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Lynn Bilder, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, to the prestigious Advisory Council for the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education. Dr. Bilder brings a wealth of experience to the NLN Foundation, a leading advocate for nursing faculty and leaders in nursing education. At Joyce University, she works with deans, department chairs, faculty, and others on campus to support excellence in
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MEDIA ALERT: Lovett Elementary student to receive iPad at May 15th school awards ceremony for winning Math Nation Test Yourself! Challenge in Mississippi

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/09/2024 - 10:50
CLINTON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ClintonPublicSchools--Lovett Elementary sixth-grader Alexander Baugher has won the top prize in the Math Nation Test Yourself! Challenge in Mississippi. Baugher will be presented with an iPad at the school’s student awards ceremony on May 15 at 9 a.m. Baugher is one of four iPad winners and one of thousands of students statewide who participated in the Test Yourself! Challenge. The competition was open to all Mississippi schools utilizing Math Nation’s digital Test Yourself! Practice
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Gateway Regional School District Announces Partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools to Provide Live and On-Demand Learning Resources for All Students

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 05/08/2024 - 07:47
WOODBURY HEIGHTS, N.J. & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gateway Regional School District today announced a exciting partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools, a Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) company and the leading platform for live online tutoring, to provide all district students with access to the Varsity Tutors for Schools platform at no cost to the district, students or families. The partnership extends from now until June 30, 2030, ensuring students, educators and parents have a rich set of powerful
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Schools Nationwide Raise Science Scores with STEMscopes Science Powered by Accelerate Learning

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 05/08/2024 - 07:47
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #K12--While average science scores have declined since 2015, students in schools implementing STEMscopes Science have posted significant increases
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Missouri’s Jefferson College Selects YuJa Panorama Digital Accessibility Platform to Serve Students Across Three Campuses

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 16:44
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jefferson College has selected YuJa Panorama Digital Accessibility Platform to help instructors deliver accessible course content to students.
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Hult International Business School Names Indra Nooyi and Tim Brown as 2024 Hult Honorary Doctorate Degree Recipients

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 16:44
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two of the most impactful leaders in business will be awarded Honorary Doctorate Degrees in 2024 by Hult International Business School. Indra Nooyi, former CEO of PepsiCo, and Tim Brown, chair of IDEO and design thinking innovator, have been named this year’s recipients based on each leader’s outsized impact in their respective industries, as well as their commitment to innovation and purpose-driven leadership. “As a lifelong proponent of the importance of education, I
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University of Phoenix College of Education Produces Over 1,000 Graduates Amidst National Teacher Shortage

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 13:44
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As National Teacher's Day approaches on May 7th, University of Phoenix College of Education proudly announces its significant contribution to addressing the pressing issue of the national teacher shortage. Amidst this critical shortage, the College of Education is pleased to share that it has graduated over 1,000 aspiring educators in the class of 2023 alone. The scarcity of qualified teachers across the nation has been a growing concern, with many regions experiencing
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Voyager Sopris Learning Releases New Reading Intervention Program For Developing K–5 Readers

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 10:43
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Voyager Sopris Learning, part of Lexia, a Cambium Learning Group brand, announced that LINKS to LiteracyTM, a new reading intervention program for developing readers from kindergarten through fifth grade, is available for pre-order. The tutoring product delivers systematic, explicit instruction in the five essential components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency) to help ensure students reach reading success. Designed for smal
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A CO Online School is Now NCAA Approved, Opening Academic and Athletic Doors for its Digital Learning Students

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 05/07/2024 - 10:43
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Destinations Career Academy of Colorado (CODCA), a tuition-free Colorado online public school, is excited to announce that the NCAA has approved its core curriculum, benefiting elite student athletes throughout Colorado that have opted for online learning at CODCA. CODCA prides itself on being a flexible schooling option for students with different types of learning needs and schedules. One of the groups CODCA serves well is elite athletes with demanding practice schedu
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University of Phoenix Professional Development Hosts Webinar on How Organizations Can Integrate Traditional Titles With a Skills-Oriented Approach

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 19:32
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix Professional Development announces that it will lead a Chief Learning Officer (CLO) webinar for workplace leaders on navigating a skills-based transition in a hybrid approach that maximizes talent potential and organizational agility. The webinar, “Balancing Titles and Skills: Exploring a Hybrid Approach to Skills-Based Structures,” features a panel of learning and development leaders providing insights on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 2:00pm ET. Expe
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University of Phoenix Leadership Appointed to UPCEA Council for Credential Innovation

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 13:31
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix is pleased to share that Vice Provost of Colleges, Assessment and Curriculum Doris Savron has been appointed to the UPCEA Council for Credential Innovation. UPCEA, the online and professional education association, announced the 2024-2025 leadership teams for the Council for Chief Online Learning Officers and Council for Credential Innovation with Savron named among the member volunteers serving in leadership roles for the two bodies. “I am deeply
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Disability:IN Launches Early Career Talent Accelerator to Provide Career Development for Professionals with Disabilities

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 10:31
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AreYouIN--Disability:IN is launching an Early Career Talent Accelerator to provide career development for professionals with disabilities
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Armexa Partners with ISA to Offer Standards-Based OT Cybersecurity Training

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 10:31
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Armexa, a cybersecurity company that specializes in helping industrial companies achieve secure, safe, reliable, and compliant operations, announced today that it has recently entered into a course licensing agreement with the International Society of Automation (ISA) to deliver its industrial cybersecurity training suite of courses to clients based in North America. Operational technology (OT) cybersecurity industry veteran John Cusimano, VP of OT Cybersecurity, will
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Franklin County School District Announces Partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools to Provide Live and On-Demand Learning Resources for All Students

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 05/02/2024 - 07:31
EASTPOINT, Fla. & ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin County School District today announced a exciting partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools, a Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) company and the leading platform for live online tutoring, to provide all district students with access to the Varsity Tutors for Schools platform at no cost to the district, students or families. The partnership extends from now until June 30, 2030, ensuring students, educators and parents have a rich set of powerful resource
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ComEd, Partners Announce Expanded Summer Job Training for Teens Interested in the Trades

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 16:29
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ComEd today joined workforce partners the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago in announcing the return of the CONSTRUCT Infrastructure Youth Academy, a paid summer career exposure program for high school students interested in careers in the construction and energy fields. Just in time for youth making their summer plans, the CONSTRUCT Youth Academy is back for its second year, with new locations added
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LearnWith.AI Launches TeachTap, the First AI-powered Learning App for AP Exam Prep and High School Courses

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 10:29
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LearnWith.AI, an educational technology startup passionate about harnessing technology to dramatically improve educational outcomes, today announced the launch of TeachTap, a groundbreaking mobile learning app that harnesses the power of generative AI to transform the way high school students learn and prepare for advanced placement (AP) exams. By combining a social media-style interface with academically rigorous content, TeachTap makes learning more fun, effici
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John L. Bowman to Succeed William J. Kelly as CAIA Association CEO on December 31, 2024.

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 05/01/2024 - 07:28
AMHERST, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAIA Association Board sets final timeline for leadership transition; John L. Bowman to succeed William J. Kelly as CEO on December 31, 2024.
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Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue Unveils World’s First Tech Diplomacy Academy, Pioneering a New Era of Global Leadership

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/30/2024 - 13:27
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue unveiled its Tech Diplomacy Academy, the world’s first and only online education platform poised to revolutionize how government, business, technology and citizen leaders are trained at scale about critical and emerging technologies, and how to compete and lead in a contested technology and geopolitical landscape. Pioneered by the Krach Institute, Tech Diplomacy is a groundbreaking categor
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