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Jones & Bartlett Learning Earns Esteemed Global Certified Accessible™ Designation from Benetech

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:40am

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Jones & Bartlett Learning, an Ascend Learning company, has become Global Certified Accessible by Benetech , a nonprofit organization that transforms how people with disabilities read and learn through software for social good.

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  • BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Jones & Bartlett Learning, an Ascend Learning company, has become Global Certified Accessible by Benetech , a nonprofit organization that transforms how people with disabilities read and learn through software for social good.
  • Benetech established the Global Certified Accessible program to become the industry's gold standard in accessibility certification.
  • Jones & Bartlett Learning is only the sixth publisher worldwide to earn this highly regarded designation.
  • "Jones & Bartlett Learning has been committed to providing accessible content to all learners," said Tim McClinton, President of Professional Education at Ascend Learning.

Poly Announces Pricing of Its Senior Notes Offering

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:21pm

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act").

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  • This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act").
  • Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements.
  • We do not assume any obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as the result of new developments or otherwise.
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Holabird Sports' 3 Best Hoka Hiking Shoes For Your Next Adventure

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:50pm

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The key to choosing the best pair of Hoka One One hiking shoes , is matching the features to your needs and goals.

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  • BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The key to choosing the best pair of Hoka One One hiking shoes , is matching the features to your needs and goals.
  • For a combo of hiking, trail running, and even rock climbing, you'll want a versatile hiking shoe.
  • If you want a shoe built for dynamic, adventurous hikes, the Arkali is the most versatile of all Hoka One One's hiking shoes .
  • To learn more about the Arkali, the Toa, the Kaha GTX, and plenty of other Hoka One One hiking shoes, you can visit holabirdsports.com
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Meet Carver & Jemi, Inclusive Robots That Support Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive (DEI) Classrooms

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:12pm

DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --RoboKind officially announced a new initiative to support diverse, equitable, and inclusive education.

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  • DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --RoboKind officially announced a new initiative to support diverse, equitable, and inclusive education.
  • Our mission now extends beyond developmental differences and prioritizes diversity and inclusivity in the classroom.
  • Each of its robots are inspired by the values and commitments of the individuals for whom they are named.
  • "Sure, we sell innovative robots and curriculum; but we are actually in the business of improving outcomes.

Texas Medical Technology Partners with My Protect Kit, LLC to Boost PPE Quality and Availability

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:26pm

Texas Medical Technology ( https://texasmedicaltechnology.com/ ), a leading supplier and distributor of medical equipment, announces a partnership with My Protect Kit, LLC ( https://www.myprotectkit.com/ ), a leading provider of premium Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits.

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  • Texas Medical Technology ( https://texasmedicaltechnology.com/ ), a leading supplier and distributor of medical equipment, announces a partnership with My Protect Kit, LLC ( https://www.myprotectkit.com/ ), a leading provider of premium Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits.
  • As part of the collaboration, Texas Medical Technology will manufacture the protective masks, gloves, wipes, and sanitizing gel, which make up the PPE items within the My Protect Kit.
  • Through the partnership, Texas Medical Technology will leverage its production infrastructure to supply and manufacture the items that make-up My Protect Kit and boost PPE quality and convenience.
  • The collaboration for us is an opportunity to marry our convenience with the quality assurance of Texas Medical Technology.

ArcBest Carrier ABF Freight Announces 2021 Load Team

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:15pm

FORT SMITH, Ark., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight has selected members of the 2021 ABF Freight Load Team.

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  • FORT SMITH, Ark., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight has selected members of the 2021 ABF Freight Load Team.
  • The ABF Freight Load Team is an elite group of freight-handling professionals from ABF service centers throughout North America.
  • "The 2021 ABF Load Team is made up of true professionals who are meticulous in providing a positive customer experience with every single shipment they handle," said Andy Upchurch, vice president service center operations for ABF Freight.
  • ABF Freight Load Team members are selected based on their safety records, their involvement in the company's Quality Process, their personal integrity and their ability to load trailers in an optimal fashion.

Asylon Welcomes Former FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell Onto Advisory Board

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:47pm

As the Deputy and Acting Administrator within the FAA, Mr. Elwell was responsible for managing the safety and efficiency of civil aviation within the United States.

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  • As the Deputy and Acting Administrator within the FAA, Mr. Elwell was responsible for managing the safety and efficiency of civil aviation within the United States.
  • I'm excited to join their advisory board to work with them and continue to develop safe and effective UAS policy."
  • Having retired from the FAA, Mr. Elwell is now dedicating his efforts toward American innovation, UAS, and aviation.
  • To enable expanded and more complex operations, Asylon is working closely with the FAA as they scale with their customers.

EH216 Completed Its First Trial Flights Over the Sea of Southern China to Explore New Scenarios for Coastal Urban Air Mobility

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:27pm

Dong Ao Island, located in the south-central part of Wanshan Archipelago of Zhuhai City, is a popular tourist destination in the sea of Southern China.

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  • Dong Ao Island, located in the south-central part of Wanshan Archipelago of Zhuhai City, is a popular tourist destination in the sea of Southern China.
  • With superior geographical location and pleasant natural scenery, Dong Ao Island has the market potential for developing short-to-medium distance air travel related scenarios in coastal areas.
  • The trial flights over the sea demonstrated again the capabilities of EHang's autonomous aerial technologies and air mobility solutions.
  • Moving forward, EHang will continue to develop a new way of island air tour and explore new application scenarios of AAV technologies.

IMDbPro Adds Thousands of Cast and Crew Notices Through New Agreements With Staff Me Up, Casting Calls America and Crew Calls America

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

IMDbPro ( www.imdbpro.com ), the essential resource for entertainment industry professionals, has added thousands of searchable cast and crew notices through Staff Me Up, Casting Calls America and Crew Calls America.

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  • IMDbPro ( www.imdbpro.com ), the essential resource for entertainment industry professionals, has added thousands of searchable cast and crew notices through Staff Me Up, Casting Calls America and Crew Calls America.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005723/en/
    IMDbPro (www.imdbpro.com), the essential resource for entertainment industry professionals, has added thousands of searchable cast and crew notices through Staff Me Up, Casting Calls America and Crew Calls America.
  • Members can quickly and easily discover the most relevant opportunities by searching and filtering notices by location, production type and more.
  • Were on a mission to make IMDbPro the essential destination for entertainment industry professionals, said Matt Kumin, Head of IMDbPro.

College Apps Abroad launches new courses to help students apply for college or graduate school overseas

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:05pm

Now, students can receive expert advice and tips at the click of a mouse by enrolling in one or more of the new short courses offered by College Apps Abroad, an educational consultancy specializing in helping students find and apply for degrees overseas.

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  • Now, students can receive expert advice and tips at the click of a mouse by enrolling in one or more of the new short courses offered by College Apps Abroad, an educational consultancy specializing in helping students find and apply for degrees overseas.
  • The series includes topics such as Applying for College Abroad: How to Get Started, Financial Aid for College Abroad, College Admissions Abroad, How to Choose a University Abroad and Grad School Abroad, and they range in price from $49 to $199.
  • "These courses teach students exactly what to do, how to plan and what to expect when it comes to a degree overseas," she said.
  • College Apps Abroad is a San Diego-based educational consultancy that specializes in helping students find and apply for college or graduate programs overseas.