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“It Isn’t Enough to Not Be Racist.” ULC and Gale Call on Library Executives to Actively Embrace Anti-Racism’s Leadership Imperative

A New Urban Libraries Council Leadership Brief Highlights Action Strategies for Library Executives to Lead the Charge for Anti-Racism, Starting by Looking Inward

WASHINGTON & FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) has published a new Leadership Brief on Anti-Racist Executive Leadership for Public Libraries, sponsored by Gale, a Cengage company. This resource examines the deep roots and enduring harm of structural racism in public libraries and challenges library executives to take on a more active, … Read more
Cengage Named a “Trendsetter of the Year” by EdTech Digest

Company Recognized for Making Learning More Affordable, and Supporting Students, Educators and Job Seekers During the Pandemic

Gale, Cengage’s library business, recognized in several EdTech Digest Cool Tool categories BOSTON—April 8, 2021 — Cengage was named a 2021 “Trendsetter of the Year” by EdTech Digest for helping students save money on course materials with its Cengage Unlimited subscription, and for its expanded support for learners, educators and job seekers during the pandemic. … Read more
Gale Helps North Bend School District Bring Mental Health and Wellness Resources to Students

District Invests in Digital Social and Emotional Learning Resources to Support Youth Mental Health and Wellness

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and NORTH BEND, Ore.  – April 6, 2021 – With additional pressure being placed on students due to the pandemic and other stressors, Gale, a Cengage company, is helping the North Bend School District 13 (NBSD) support mental health and wellness. Located in North Bend, Oregon, the district is using Cameron’s Collection and … Read more
Cengage Offers Free Personal Finance Course for National Financial Literacy Month

The self-paced course, free for the month of April, helps individuals gain core financial competencies, including budgeting, borrowing, investing and retirement planning

BOSTON—April 6, 2021—  In support of National Financial Literacy Month, Cengage, an education technology company, and its Online Skills business, ed2go, have announced they will offer ed2go’s Personal Finance course for free in April. Given Cengage’s focus on education for employment, the self-paced, online skills course is designed to help all learners sharpen their skills … Read more
The American Council on Education (ACE) and Cengage Honor ACE Fellow Dr. Jevon Hunter with Cengage-ACE Inclusion Scholarship

Dr. Hunter Recognized for Literary Justice Work and Helping Schools Develop Inclusive Curricula

WASHINGTON, DC, and BOSTON—March 25, 2021—The American Council on Education (ACE) and the education technology company Cengage have announced Dr. Jevon Hunter, Chair for Urban Education and Social and Psychological Foundations at SUNY Buffalo State College as the winner of the Cengage-ACE Inclusion Scholarship. Dr. Hunter was named recently to the ACE Fellows Program, which … Read more
Survey: About Half of Faculty are More Positive About Online Learning Today Than Pre-Pandemic, And Expect to Keep New Teaching Techniques and Digital Materials in Place Post-Pandemic

The Third Digital Learning Pulse Survey, Conducted by Bay View Analytics on Behalf of OLC, WCET, UPCEA, CDLRA and Cengage, Looks at How Higher Education is Changing in the Wake of COVID-19

BOSTON—March 24, 2021—As the pandemic has moved U.S. higher education online, half of faculty (51 percent) are more positive about online learning today than pre-pandemic. Most faculty (71 percent) said their teaching in Fall 2020 was “very different” or included a “number of changes” and almost half (47 percent) expect those changes to remain post-pandemic. … Read more
Gale Debuts New Digital Archive Series on British Intelligence

Explores the History of British Intelligence with Access to Previously Classified Documents

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – March 23, 2021 – Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing the first module of its new Declassified Documents Online: Twentieth-Century British Intelligence series. Declassified Documents Online: Twentieth-Century British Intelligence, An Intelligence Empire brings together previously classified documents from The U.K. National Archives that offer new viewpoints on the machinery of British … Read more
Twenty of the Nation’s Top Community College Students Named to 2021 All-USA Academic Team

Recognized for Academic Achievement and Leadership, All-USA Academic Team Awarded $100,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, MS, and BOSTON – March 17, 2021 — Twenty of the nation’s top college students have been named to the 2021 All-USA Academic Team and will each receive a $5,000 scholarship. View the full list of Scholars. The All-USA program is widely recognized as the most prestigious academic honor for students seeking an associate … Read more
Texas College Students Save More Than $25 Million on Textbooks and Course Materials with Subscription Service

More than 300,000 Texas Students Have Found Savings with a Cengage Unlimited Subscription

BOSTON and Austin, TX —March 11, 2021— College students in Texas and around the U.S. typically spend more than $400 per year on textbooks and course materials – many spend more, making the cost of textbooks a top source of financial stress for students. However, a popular subscription service, Cengage Unlimited, is providing students with … Read more
Thorndike Press Partners with Beanstack and Mark Cuban to Sponsor ‘Level Up’ National K-12 Summer 2021 Reading Challenge

Schools Invited to Join the Challenge This Coming June 2021; Winnings Include Cash Prizes, Large Print Book Collections and Virtual Author Visit

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. & WASHINGTON D.C. – March 4, 2021 – Thorndike Press from Gale, a Cengage company, has teamed up with Beanstack and Mark Cuban to bring schools a national K-12 summer reading challenge, ‘Level Up.’ The challenge was designed to lessen the impact of summer slide and keep students engaged and reading all summer long. Schools … Read more