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Yellowbrick Named Top EdTech Company in North America by TIME and Statista

May 8, 2024
Yellowbrick (www.yellowbrick.co), a pioneer in creative education and career exploration, today announced it has been recognized as the top EdTech company in North America and ranked #6 globally in the inaugural "World's Top EdTech Companies 2024" list by TIME and Statista.
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Can Higher Ed Institutions Prevent A Long-Term AI Digital Divide?

May 8, 2024
Amara's Law is the concept that society overestimates the impact of a new technology in the short term, but underestimates how that new technology may shift our collective experiences long term. Cars didn't replace horses and buggies overnight, but over time...
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Empowering CIED Clinics: Navigating Post-Covid Challenges and Data Deluge...

Mar 30, 2024
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the release of the 2023 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) guidelines, device clinic managers face extraordinary challenges in adapting to evolving healthcare landscapes. This interview explores how partnerships with specialized service providers are not only harmonious with the latest industry standards but also pivotal in enhancing strategic...
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Packback: AI-Enabled Writing Platform Raises Funding From PSG Equity

Mar 29, 2024
Packback, a company whose AI-enabled writing and discussion platform has empowered over 1.5 million students, announced a strategic growth investment from PSG.
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'Shark Tank' alum Packback announces new funding, discusses growth since...

Mar 28, 2024
After entering the "Shark Tank" and coming away with a deal in 2014, Chicago tech startup Packback pivoted away from its original concept as an online textbook platform to artificial intelligence software for college courses...
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IN THE NEWS: Another grounbreaking program for Mercy U students in medical...

Mar 27, 2024
Mercy University and Medical Sales College today announced a new partnership to prepare students for success in the medical device sales industry.
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New Partnership Aims to Diversify Medical Device Sales

Mar 26, 2024
Students in the New York tri-state area will have a new opportunity this summer to explore a lucrative career in healthcare, thanks to a partnership between Mercy University and Medical Sales College (MSC).
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Packback Announces Strategic Investment from PSG Equity

Mar 25, 2024
Investment aims to drive expansion of Packback’s AI-powered platform to help boost student engagement and academic performance in K-12 and higher education
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How colleges, universities can ensure the success of their Latinx students

Mar 24, 2024
The high velocity of Latinx growth in the United States represents a great opportunity for higher education leaders looking to defy projected enrollment declines due to a drop in college-aged adults.
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Avenica Acquires Arch Advisory Group to Help More Job Candidates...

Nov 21, 2023
The acquisition brings together two talent advocate powerhouses with a shared mission of changing the way the world works
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