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Mouser Sponsors 2021 Global Create the Future Design Contest

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:20pm

Mouser Electronics , Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 19th Create the Future Design Contest , a global challenge to engineers and innovators around the world to design the next great thing.

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  • Mouser Electronics , Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 19th Create the Future Design Contest , a global challenge to engineers and innovators around the world to design the next great thing.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210302005896/en/
    Mouser Electronics is proud to be a principal sponsor of the 19th Create the Future Design Contest, a challenge to engineers and students around the world to create the next great thing.
  • We proudly support programs like the Create the Future Design Contest that bring out the best in engineers, innovators and students.
  • The Create the Future Design Contest brings attention to product designs that enhance humanity, improve quality of healthcare or help to provide sustainable solutions.

Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. Announces 1-for-1,000 Reverse Stock Split

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:14pm

The reverse stock split will affect all holders of common stock uniformly and will not alter any stockholder's percentage ownership interest in NBC, except to the extent that the reverse stock split would result in a stockholder owning a fractional share.

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  • The reverse stock split will affect all holders of common stock uniformly and will not alter any stockholder's percentage ownership interest in NBC, except to the extent that the reverse stock split would result in a stockholder owning a fractional share.
  • Any fractional shares of common stock resulting from the reverse stock split will be paid in cash, based on a valuation of $2,120.00 per post-split share.
  • The 1-for-1,000 reverse stock split will reduce the number of outstanding shares of the company's common stock from approximately 790,000 shares to approximately 790 shares.
  • NBC will effect the reverse stock split by filing an amendment to its certificate of incorporation reflecting the approved split ratio and the reduction in the number of authorized shares, but the reverse stock split may be abandoned by the Board at any time prior to effectiveness, in its discretion.

Wolters Kluwer Announces Suite of Digital Learning Tools to Facilitate Medical Schools’ Transition to Blended Learning

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:30pm

Today, Wolters Kluwer, Health introduced Lippincott Clinical Context , a suite of digital learning tools intended to help medical schools as they incorporate digital and remote instruction into their curriculum.

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  • Today, Wolters Kluwer, Health introduced Lippincott Clinical Context , a suite of digital learning tools intended to help medical schools as they incorporate digital and remote instruction into their curriculum.
  • To support faculty, weve brought together our existing digital tools with new resources built specifically to meet the digital learning style of the next generation of practitioners.
  • All components are supported by Wolters Kluwers market-leading customer service and training resources designed to help faculty make a successful transition to blended learning approaches.
  • Wolters Kluwer provides trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that engage clinicians, patients, researchers and students with advanced clinical decision support, learning and research and clinical intelligence.

AcademicInfluence.com Announces the Top Small Colleges & Universities in the U.S. for 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:38pm

"Students looking for colleges and universities that offer those elements, along with superior scholarship and influential academics, will find them in our ranking."

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  • "Students looking for colleges and universities that offer those elements, along with superior scholarship and influential academics, will find them in our ranking."
  • The InfluenceRanking Engine scans and analyzes the web, mapping the impact of a school's thought leadership across a variety of disciplines.
  • For further details on the unique capabilities and advantages of this high-tech ranking system, see the AcademicInfluence.com About page .
  • "Whether it's a small college, bustling megacampus, or online university, AcademicInfluence.com can help you find a higher ed option that suits you," says Macosko.

Barnes & Noble Education Appoints David Nenke as President of Digital Student Solutions

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:30pm

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced that David Nenke has been appointed President of Digital Student Solutions (DSS), effective March 8, 2021.

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  • Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced that David Nenke has been appointed President of Digital Student Solutions (DSS), effective March 8, 2021.
  • As President of DSS, Mr. Nenke will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the Companys direct-to-consumer DSS segment.
  • This is a pivotal moment in education, with ample opportunity to scale digital tools that support students through this new learning experience, said David Nenke.
  • ABOUT BARNES & NOBLE EDUCATION, INC.
    Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED) is a leading solutions provider for the education industry, driving affordability, access and achievement at hundreds of academic institutions nationwide and ensuring millions of students are equipped for success in the classroom and beyond.

Bellevue University Named Top College for Community College Transfer Students

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:01pm

The Honor Roll recognizes the top four-year colleges and universities nationwide for creating dynamic and innovative pathways to support community college students.

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  • The Honor Roll recognizes the top four-year colleges and universities nationwide for creating dynamic and innovative pathways to support community college students.
  • Dr. Mary Hawkins, Bellevue University President, noted that Phi Theta Kappa is important in encouraging and recognizing the scholarship of community college students.
  • After helping more than 20,000 community college transfer students earn their bachelors degrees, our experience confirms that our most successful students are those who first earn an associate degree, said Dr. Hawkins.
  • They are the best at providing a supportive and smooth transition from community college equating to increased rates of bachelors degree attainment for transfer students.

Horace Mann Puts Teachers on Track to Reach $100 Million in Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:01am

Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) announced today that its Student Loan Solutions (SLS) program identified more than $100 million in Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunities for educators in 2020, bringing the programs lifetime total to more than $350 million.1

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  • Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) announced today that its Student Loan Solutions (SLS) program identified more than $100 million in Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunities for educators in 2020, bringing the programs lifetime total to more than $350 million.1
    The Horace Mann SLS program provides webinar education, online resources and expert loan coaches to help all public school educators get the loan forgiveness they deserve under PSLF and Teacher Loan Forgiveness.
  • Some of the largest school districts in the country recognize the value of the Horace Mann Student Loan Solutions program.
  • Addressing student loan debt can help.2
    It is important to pursue PSLF now, even during the CARES Act student loan forbearance, added Clark.
  • (1) Potential savings of educators assisted by Horace Mann with Public Service Loan Forgiveness from October 2016 through 2020 based on assumptions established by the U.S. Office of Federal Student Aid.

Sallie Mae Sets Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, today announced its 2021 annual meeting of stockholders will take place on June 8, 2021, at 1 p.m.

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  • Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, today announced its 2021 annual meeting of stockholders will take place on June 8, 2021, at 1 p.m.
  • The annual meeting will be held virtually and will be open to stockholders of record as of the close of business on April 12, 2021.
  • Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM) believes education and life-long learning, in all forms, help people achieve great things.
  • Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Making IP Education More Accessible: Leading Publisher OpenStax Adds Introduction to Intellectual Property to Digital Library

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 7:15pm

Introduction to Intellectual Property is now available through OpenStax , the leading publisher of free, open educational resource (OER) textbooks.

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  • Introduction to Intellectual Property is now available through OpenStax , the leading publisher of free, open educational resource (OER) textbooks.
  • "As an open educational resource, Introduction to Intellectual Property is freely accessible to all students, regardless of economic status."
  • The textbook, published initially as The Intangible Advantage: Understanding Intellectual Property in the New Economy by the Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property (Michelson IP), addresses fundamental intellectual property subject matter, including patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets.
  • "We are pleased to add Introduction to Intellectual Property to the OpenStax library of business resources," said Daniel Williamson, OpenStax managing editor.

Fashwire Partners with the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Donating $1.00 for Every Download to Support the 25th Anniversary of the CFDA Scholarship Program

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 5:29pm

Beginning March 1, and continuing through March 31, Fashwire will donate $1.00 for every download of the Fashwire App ( App Store and Google Play ) to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) to support the 25th anniversary of the CFDA Scholarship Program.

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  • Beginning March 1, and continuing through March 31, Fashwire will donate $1.00 for every download of the Fashwire App ( App Store and Google Play ) to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) to support the 25th anniversary of the CFDA Scholarship Program.
  • Through Fashwires philanthropic arm, we have long been committed to donating $1.00 a download to charitable causes, stated Kimberly Carney, CEO and Founder of Fashwire.
  • In 2021, the Council of Fashion Designers of America celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the CFDA Scholarship Program, marking a milestone in supporting exemplary talent.
  • We thank Fashwire for the partnership, and tor helping us with additional funding to invest in the future of fashion.