Cengage Learning Hosts Student Forums at Ohio University to Focus on Student Success

Discussions to address issues including internship best practices, interview preparation and digital learning tools

Athens, OH – November 25, 2014 –Participating in an internship program is often a highly valuable component of a student’s college experience. However, for many students, securing an internship position can be an overwhelming undertaking. To help students successfully navigate this important time, Cengage Learning, a global education company, will be on campus to provide Ohio University students with resources and tools to help best prepare for today’s job market.  Events will be held at the Ohio University Baker Center 242 on Wednesday,
December 3rd.

“At its core Cengage Learning is committed to student success both in the classroom and in the professional world,” said Diane Sweetwood, Director, Research & Outcomes, Cengage Learning. “We understand that today’s student faces a variety of pressures, and our goal is to provide
highly customized tools to help meet each student’s unique needs. Student feedback is an essential component to our technology platform as it continues to evolve, and we are constantly looking to improve our tools so that our users are reaching their greatest potential.”

What: Cengage Learning student forums open to all Ohio University students. Forums will provide an opportunity to discuss student success and take an in-depth look at best practices for securing an internship position.

When: Wednesday, December 3

Session 1: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Session 2: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session 3: 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Session 4: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ohio University Baker Center 242

Why: Cengage Learning’s student-focused forums are intended to provide support for students and give them a platform to engage in  discussions about issues that are impacting their success. Through these conversations and the insights gleaned, Cengage Learning is better able to inform product development and work closely with students to ensure that their voice is heard in the process.

Details: For more information, or if you would like to attend the event as a member of the media, contact Lindsay Stanley at [email protected].
About Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate  student engagement and transform the learning experience. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with an office hub located in  San Francisco, CA. The company operates in more than 20 countries around the world. www.cengage.com.