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Aspen Technology Delivers First-of-its-Kind Training for Sustainability Technology Pathways

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/09/2022 - 10:34
BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in industrial software, today announced the details of its industry-first Sustainability Training Program for customers and partners. The robust training made for all experience levels consists of 18 classes designed to expand users’ expertise on how to accelerate progress on critical sustainability pathways with digital technology. More than 1,000 individuals have already broadened their skillsets and helped
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University of Phoenix Leadership Presenting at 1EdTech Digital Curriculum and App Innovation Summit

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 13:31
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix announces that Eve Krahe-Billings, Ph.D., dean, Academic Innovation and Evaluation, Mary Elizabeth Smith, director, Learning Innovation Strategy, and Shelly Hodges, senior director, College Operations, are leading a session on the collaborative work of the University’s journey toward university-wide skills-aligned curriculum at the 1EdTech Digital Curriculum & App Innovation Summit held November 7-10, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland. 1EdTech's ne
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Online School to Receive Prestigious Purple Star Designation for Helping Military Families

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 10:30
MIDWEST CITY, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $lrn #Families--Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy (OVCA), is one of seven K-12 schools in the state, and the only all-virtual school to receive the prestigious Oklahoma Purple Star Designation from the Oklahoma State Department of Education. The award is given to school programs statewide that help students of military families who are often moving from place to place, as well as the social-emotional toll that moving takes on them during their developmental years. Being a P
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Bacardi U.S.A. and FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Help FUTURE PROOF the Hospitality Industry

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/08/2022 - 07:31
CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #BacardiLife--Family-owned Bacardi continues to commit to creating positive impact and opportunities within the hospitality industry through its partnership with the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU). FUTURE PROOF is a Chaplin School certified program, open to U.S.-based applicants, built in collaboration with award-winning members of the bar industry, and supported by Bacardi U.S.A. In the current job market,
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CYBER.ORG Range Announced Alongside Governor John Bel Edwards of Louisiana and Jen Easterly, Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to Strengthen the Future U.S. Cybersecurity Workforce

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 11/07/2022 - 19:27
BOSSIER CITY, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, CYBER.ORG – a workforce development organization funded by Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Cybersecurity Education...
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Charles Schwab Foundation Makes Nearly $600,000 in Grants and Scholarships to Support Financial Literacy in Dallas-Fort Worth

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 11/07/2022 - 16:27
WESTLAKE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Building on its decades-long commitment to financial literacy, Charles Schwab commemorated the one-year anniversary of its signature financial education program, Moneywise America™, by welcoming 220 Uplift Education students to its Westlake headquarters for an all-day financial literacy field trip and surprising students with a $1,000 scholarship to support post-secondary education opportunities. In addition to $220,000 in scholarships, other grants announced a
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DreamBox Learning® Selected by East Baton Rouge Parish School System for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Math Equity Grant

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 11/04/2022 - 11:16
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DreamBox Learning, Inc. (“DreamBox”), the leading education technology provider and pioneer of intelligent adaptive learning, today announced it is partnering with East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS), La., and Louisiana State University in a math equity research and development initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Together, these partners will develop and improve tools to help school districts address learning gaps that have
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Flatiron School Selected Again by Amazon as an Education Partner for Career Choice Program

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 11/03/2022 - 17:14
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Flatiron School announced they have again been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, set to provide Amazon’s hourly employees access to training in full-stack and front-end software development and cybersecurity analytics in 2023. “Flatiron School is thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Amazon to further the education and skillsets of many hard-working individuals,” said Kate Cassino, Flatiron School CEO. “We are confide
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People of Color-Owned Businesses Served by the Ascend Network Surpass $2 Billion in Contracts

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 20:12
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Ascend announced that people of color owned-businesses served by its national network have crossed the $2 billion mark in contracts, according to independent research completed by Equitable Evaluation Practice (EEP). This milestone comes ahead of a new cohort activation with national corporate collaborators. The new national program accelerates local businesses’ growth through its M3 Model, helping enterprises increase their access to markets through contracting
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School Specialty Acquires SchoolKidz to Make Supply Kitting Solutions More Accessible for Education and Non-Profit Use

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 20:12
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--School Specialty Acquires SchoolKidz to Make Supply Kitting Solutions More Accessible for Education and Non-Profit Use
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Franklin Covey Reports Strong Full Year and Fourth Quarter Results

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 17:12
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE: FC), a global performance improvement company that creates, and on a subscription basis, distributes world-class content, training, processes, and tools that organizations and individuals use to achieve systemic changes in human behavior to transform their results, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2022 year, which ended on August 31, 2022. Introduction The Company’s strong full year and fourth quarter
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Prescription Drug Safety Network Reached More Than 22,000 Students with Prescription Drug Safety Digital Education During 2021-22 School Year

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 11/02/2022 - 11:11
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Purdue Pharma L.P. lauds the Prescription Drug Safety Network (“the Network”) for educating thousands of students about prescription drug safety during the 2021-2022 school year. The Network, of which Purdue Pharma L.P. is a founding member, released annual impact data for the digital education curriculum it provides to middle and high school students across the U.S. The curriculum was made available to schools at no cost through the Network’s strategic partner
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UC Berkeley Fall Program Introduces Inclusive-Driven New Name

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/01/2022 - 14:08
BERKELEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #careeradvancement--As part of its commitment to upholding the university’s values and mission of ensuring equity, inclusion and diversity into all aspects of university life, the long-standing Fall Program for Freshmen (FPF) is excited to announce its new name, Fall Program for First Semester. This name change ends the gendered use of “freshmen” and helps to further describe that the program is available for the first semester only. The Fall Program for First Semester is an oppo
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New Resources for High School Students Nationwide Available to Help Them Take Their Job Skills to the Next Level During National Entrepreneurship Month

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/01/2022 - 11:08
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $lrn #career--In support of November’s National Entrepreneurship Month, Stride, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of online and blended education programs, is excited to provide students nationwide with new tools and events to help improve their job and business skills, all while still in high school. “High school students have changed what it means to be an entrepreneur. Our internal research shows that Gen Zers care about impact over profit. They want to make a difference an
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Penny AI Introduces a Revolutionary Learning and Onboarding Solution

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 11/01/2022 - 11:08
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #getpenny--Penny AI, a global leader in data-driven direct sales enablement, is launching Learning Solutions, to empower social sellers with engagement-based micro-learning. Having raised $27 million in Series B funding, Penny is committed to investing in onboarding, continuous learning and social commerce to innovate how sellers are set up for success from day 1. Today’s launch is the industry’s first micro-learning experience embedded into a social sales ena
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ComEd Announces $250,000 in Grants to Bring EVs into Driver Education

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 10/28/2022 - 16:53
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students at five area public high schools will get behind the wheel of an electric vehicles (EV) in driver education class thanks to a $250,000 investment ComEd announced today with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and educators from across the region. The ComEd EVs for Education program, which provides schools funding to offset the cost of an EV and EV charger, will give students first-hand experience driving EVs and learning about new zero-emissions vehicles on the rise
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University of Phoenix Vice Provost Doris Savron to Speak at PESC Data Summit

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 10/27/2022 - 10:43
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix announces that Doris Savron, vice provost, is a featured speaker at PESC’s (Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council) October 2022 Data Summit. The event will be held in Vancouver, BC, October 26-28, 2022. Savron’s special session on “Skills, Competencies & Microcredentials - What Does It All Mean and Why Should I Care,” will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 8:30am. PESC is leading the establishment and adoption of trusted, free and
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Labster Recognizes 2022 STEM Excellence Award Winners

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 10/27/2022 - 10:43
BOSTON & COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Labster (www.labster.com), the world's leading platform for virtual labs and interactive science, has announced the honorees of its 2022 STEM Excellence Awards. The annual awards recognize 10 educators from across the globe for blazing a trail of innovation and creativity through their transformative coursework leveraging education technology (edtech). Labster provides educators with the ability to digitally explore and enhance their science offeri
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Cybin’s EMBARK Program Announces Graduation of Facilitators

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 10/27/2022 - 10:43
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cybin Inc. (NEO:CYBN) (NYSE American:CYBN) (“Cybin” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on progressing “Psychedelics to Therapeutics®”, today announced the graduation of highly-skilled facilitators from its EMBARK Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy Training Program. EMBARK is a leading-edge model of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy co-developed by Alex Belser, Ph.D., and Bill Brennan, Ph.D. The EMBARK model is currently being implemented in two cli
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Rocky Mountain University Opens First College of Optometry in the Intermountain West

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 10/26/2022 - 16:40
PROVO, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #highereducation--Rocky Mountain University receives preliminary accreditation for Doctor of Optometry program and will be the first in Utah and the Intermountain West.
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