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Nerdy Acquires Coding Education Startup as Demand for Computer Science Education Grows

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 9:02pm

The acquisition of Codeverse, an award-winning creative online platform where kids build apps and games with real code, will enable Nerdy to meet the growing demand for computer science and coding education with consumers and in schools.

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  • The acquisition of Codeverse, an award-winning creative online platform where kids build apps and games with real code, will enable Nerdy to meet the growing demand for computer science and coding education with consumers and in schools.
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    Coding is one of the fastest-growing segments in education, yet the tools and resources for students have not kept up with the increasing demand, said Chuck Cohn, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nerdy.
  • We understand the importance of coding to our customers, and as we evolve our business to an all-inclusive learning destination the addition of Codeverse to the Varsity Tutors platform will help us deliver on the need for high-quality computer science and coding education year round.
  • Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) is a leading platform for live online learning, with a mission to transform the way people learn through technology.

Carnegie Mellon Team Wins DEF CON Hacking Competition

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 4:16pm

Major win at DEF CON; Carnegie Mellon Universitys hacking team, the Plaid Parliament of Pwning , joined forces with the University of British Columbias team, Maple Bacon, and researchers from Theori.io, a Texas-based company founded by CMU alumni, to win this years DEF CON cybersecurity conferences Capture the Flag competition, an event widely regarded as the Olympics of hacking.

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  • Major win at DEF CON; Carnegie Mellon Universitys hacking team, the Plaid Parliament of Pwning , joined forces with the University of British Columbias team, Maple Bacon, and researchers from Theori.io, a Texas-based company founded by CMU alumni, to win this years DEF CON cybersecurity conferences Capture the Flag competition, an event widely regarded as the Olympics of hacking.
  • Carnegie Mellons (CMU) Plaid Parliament of Pwning (PPP) won five hacking world championships between 2013 and 2019, the most victories by any team in the competitions history.
  • Carnegie Mellons hacking team first formed in 2009 and began competing at DEF CON in 2010.
  • About Carnegie Mellon University: Carnegie Mellon, cmu.edu, is a private, internationally ranked research university with acclaimed programs spanning the sciences, engineering, technology, business, public policy, humanities, and the arts.

Niantic Selects Tech Elevator for Launch of New Voyager Apprenticeship Program

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 3:15pm

Scholarship recipients will learn to code, tuition free, through the 14-week coding bootcamp and then launch a career as a junior software engineereither with a six-month Voyager Apprenticeship at Niantic or through one of Tech Elevators hiring partners.

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  • Scholarship recipients will learn to code, tuition free, through the 14-week coding bootcamp and then launch a career as a junior software engineereither with a six-month Voyager Apprenticeship at Niantic or through one of Tech Elevators hiring partners.
  • Tech Elevator and Niantic are now accepting scholarship applications for a start date on October 24, 2022.
  • Tech Elevator is proud to partner with Niantic to transform the lives of 20 individuals through our coding bootcamp, said Anthony Hughes, CEO and Co-founder of Tech Elevator.
  • Tech Elevator, a Stride Company (NYSE: LRN), is an intensive educational provider helping individuals and companies acquire in-demand technology skills for the modern workforce.

NWN Carousel Powers Whydah Pirate Museum Virtual Laboratory for Franciscan Children’s Patients

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 3:02pm

NWN Carousel , the leading integrated cloud communications service provider, announced today a partnership with Franciscan Childrens and The Whydah Pirate Museum to provide the excitement of a virtual sea-lab to children and teens at Franciscan Childrens inpatient behavioral health units.

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  • NWN Carousel , the leading integrated cloud communications service provider, announced today a partnership with Franciscan Childrens and The Whydah Pirate Museum to provide the excitement of a virtual sea-lab to children and teens at Franciscan Childrens inpatient behavioral health units.
  • The museum contains a walk-through partial replica of the Whydah Galley, an abundance of authentic pirate treasure and artifacts dating back hundreds of years, and the Whydah SeaLab and Learning Center, the museums onsite conservation laboratory.
  • Our deepest thanks to the Whydah Pirate Museum and NWN Carousel for making this possible.
  • Were proud to provide this portal for young patients receiving care at Franciscan Childrens to learn and participate in this important archeological mission, said Andrew Gilman, CMO, NWN Carousel.

Big Blue Swim School Announces Expansion into North Carolina

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:12pm

Big Blue Swim School , one of the countrys fastest-growing franchises in the $3 billion learn-to-swim industry, announces plans to open three swim schools in North Carolina in 2023.

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  • Big Blue Swim School , one of the countrys fastest-growing franchises in the $3 billion learn-to-swim industry, announces plans to open three swim schools in North Carolina in 2023.
  • The North Carolina locations are part of Southeast Swims plans to open 36 Big Blue Swim Schools across the southeast.
  • Big Blue Swim School allows me to combine my passion for water and my business acumen while also bringing positivity to the community, says Alpern, Big Blue franchise partner.
  • To learn more about franchise opportunities with Big Blue Swim School, visit http://YourBigMomentStartsHere.com .

Bonfire and CoProcure Announce Partnership to Offer the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Collection of Active Cooperative Contracts and Solicitations

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:00pm

CoProcure has assembled an enormous database of public sector cooperative contracts to help government procurement teams take advantage of pre-negotiated arrangements and rates, said Omar Salaymeh, CEO of Bonfire.

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  • CoProcure has assembled an enormous database of public sector cooperative contracts to help government procurement teams take advantage of pre-negotiated arrangements and rates, said Omar Salaymeh, CEO of Bonfire.
  • Through this new integration, Bonfire users will have access to one of the industrys most comprehensive collections of active cooperative contracts right alongside Bonfires own database of active and historical solicitations.
  • Together, were able to provide one of the industrys most comprehensive repositories of pre-negotiated contracts and trending solicitations to help agencies source more efficiently and cost effectively.
  • Suitable cooperative contract opportunities in the CoProcure database will now also be accessible there for all users on the Bonfire platform.

Global Healthcare Education Solutions Market to Expand by $6.57 Billion During 2022-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 11:56am

The "Global Healthcare Education Solutions Market 2022-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Healthcare Education Solutions Market 2022-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The healthcare education solutions market is poised to grow by $6.57 bn during 2022-2026, accelerating at a CAGR of 8.53% during the forecast period.
  • The report on the healthcare education solutions market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • The healthcare education solutions market analysis includes the delivery segment and geographic landscape.

Global E-learning Market to Grow by $1.72 Trillion through 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 11:52am

The "Global E-learning Market 2022-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global E-learning Market 2022-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The e-learning market is poised to grow by $1.72 tn during 2022-2026, accelerating at a CAGR of 16.35% during the forecast period.
  • This report on the e-learning market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis of the current global market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Releases Latest Edition of Its Phoenix ScholarTM Academic Journal Highlighting Research Based on Career Optimism Index® Study of the University’s Career Institute®

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 5:32pm

University of Phoenix has released the 14th edition of the Phoenix Scholar academic research journal.

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  • University of Phoenix has released the 14th edition of the Phoenix Scholar academic research journal.
  • The issue establishes an annual edition dedicated to research generated from findings of the Career Optimism Index study produced by the University of Phoenix Career Institute , a research center of the College focused on studying American workforce dynamics.
  • The Phoenix Scholar journal is the academic research publication of University Phoenixs College of Doctoral Studies and serves as the scholarly platform for communicating the results and outcomes of university research endeavors, and their relationship to the broader scope of learning and scholarship.
  • In addition to the Career Institute and Career Optimism Index study, College research centers contributed to the publication findings, including the Center for Leadership Studies and Organizational Research (CLSOR), the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR), and the Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research (CWDIR).