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Jun. 6, 2014

Press Releases, Products and Programs   Good News for Students: ACT Adds Context But Doesn’t Change Content New York, NY (June 6, 2014) – The following statement is from Christine Brown, Executive Director of College Admissions and K12 programs, Kaplan, regarding today’s announcement by the ACT on the addition of new scores and indicators that […]

May. 19, 2014

Dr. Covington Takes Charge as School Celebrates Ten Years of Growth and Innovation Davenport, Iowa (May 19, 2014) —  Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chandice Covington, PhD, RN, PNP (BC), FAAN, as dean of the School of Nursing. In her role as dean, Dr. Covington […]

May. 18, 2014

Lance J. Richards of Kelly Services delivered the keynote address MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE (May 18, 2014) —  Mount Washington College, formerly Hesser College, today held its 113th commencement ceremony celebrating the academic achievements of more than 500 graduates. The graduation took place at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester. As the keynote speaker, Lance J. […]

May. 9, 2014

Kaplan named founding learning partner of AARP’s Life Reimagined Boston, MA – (May 9, 2014) -– AARP’s Life Reimagined has teamed up with Kaplan to create an important new online resource to help Americans find learning opportunities to enhance their current skills, realize their career aspirations, support life changes such as encore or second careers […]

May. 7, 2014

All Graduate Level Programs, Press Releases, Products and Programs, Survey Results   New York, NY (May 7, 2014) — With the approaching launch of a new MCAT® designed to better prepare tomorrow’s doctors for a changing medical environment, a new Kaplan Test Prep survey of nearly 500 pre-med students* finds that aspiring doctors have definite […]

Apr. 30, 2014

Open course to train and certify industry professionals to teach financial literacy Davenport, IA (April 30, 2014) -– In recognition of financial literacy month, Kaplan University, in partnership with Operation HOPE, today announced plans to offer training for industry professionals to teach financial literacy education in the community. The self-paced course, which leads to the […]

Apr. 21, 2014

Davenport, IA — April 21, 2014 — Kaplan University today announced that Dr. Sara Sander has been named Dean and Vice President of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. In this role, Dr. Sander will oversee the largest school at the University which includes the programs formerly under the Schools of Arts and Sciences, […]

Apr. 16, 2014

Press Releases, Products and Programs, Survey Results   New SAT Set to Launch in 2016 Will Require Greater Stamina, Stronger Knowledge of Math Fundamentals New York, NY (April 16, 2014)-– Specifications of the new SAT just released today indicate students will require stronger knowledge of math fundamentals and greater stamina for reading comprehension passages — […]

Apr. 16, 2014

Press Releases, Products and Programs, Survey Results   New SAT Set to Launch in 2016 Will Require Greater Stamina,Stronger Knowledge of Math Fundamentals New York, NY (April 16, 2014) — Specifications of the new SAT just released today indicate students will require stronger knowledge of math fundamentals and greater stamina for reading comprehension passages — […]

Apr. 14, 2014

Davenport, Iowa (April 14, 2014) – Nurses looked beyond traditional clinical settings when contemplating career opportunities for the “Then, Now and Next” national graduate survey commissioned by Kaplan University’s School of Nursing. Nursing education and nursing informatics were the leading opportunities among current and prospective nursing students and together they garnered 42 percent of the […]

Apr. 7, 2014

Company News, Press Releases, Products and Programs   New York, NY (April 7, 2014) -– The emerging market of technology bootcamps will gain a heavyweight entrant in New York City through the partnership of Kaplan Test Prep, the global leader in test prep, and thoughtbot, one of the world’s leading development firms in Ruby on […]

Mar. 25, 2014

Dr. Scott P. Overmyer to lead development of new online information technology degree programs MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE – March 25, 2014 —  Mount Washington College today announced that Dr. Scott P. Overmyer has been named Vice Provost and Dean of the School of Information Technology. In this role, Dr. Overmyer will lead the continued development […]

Mar. 11, 2014

WASHINGTON March 11, 2014 – Graham Holdings Company (NYSE:GHC) today announced that Thomas C. Leppert has been named chief executive officer of Kaplan, replacing Andrew S. Rosen. The change takes effect on April 1. Tom Leppert joined Kaplan as president and chief operating officer in January 2013. Over the past year, he has overseen the daily […]

Mar. 10, 2014

First open course on documenting experiences to receive recommendation DAVENPORT, IOWA – March 10, 2014 – Kaplan University today announced that the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for the Documenting Your Experiences for College Credit course. ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s […]

Mar. 4, 2014

Nearly 200 Kaplan University scholarships awarded in last three years to help US military families DAVENPORT, IOWA – March 4, 2014 – For the fourth consecutive year, Kaplan University and the American Freedom Foundation (AFF) have teamed up to offer academic scholarships to help family members of current and former U.S. military service personnel. Since the […]

Feb. 27, 2014

Company News, Press Releases, Products and Programs   Partnership to Help Schools Meet Requirements of House Bill 5 New York, NY (February 27, 2014) -– To help schools prepare students for college and/or the workforce, Education Service Center (ESC) Region 12, a nonprofit service organization that provides professional development and program support to school personnel, […]

Feb. 27, 2014

February 27th 2014  –  In a milestone move, Kaplan Hong Kong last week held the opening ceremony of their new landmark premises. The ETech Centre, located in the prime business and entertainment district of Causeway Bay, will house all Kaplan Hong Kong operations as well as its corporate office. Until now, Kaplan Financial, Kaplan Higher […]

Feb. 25, 2014

Global education company Kaplan recognized for evolving to meet changing   learning and job market needs in new era of education NEW YORK February 25, 2014 — Kaplan, Inc., the global education services company and largest subsidiary of Graham Holdings (NYSE: GHC), was named (No. 3) among the ten most innovative education companies in Fast […]

Feb. 25, 2014

Content rich portal provides news, articles, tutorials, best practices for high   demand disciplines within financial services sector DAVENPORT, Iowa – (February 25, 2014) – Kaplan University has launched its Center for Excellence in Financial Services to provide individuals with news, trends and best practices in such high demand disciplines as accounting, investment and wealth management, […]

Feb. 19, 2014

Allows for one-click access and analytic tools to drive better outcomes and   engagement for students and faculty DAVENPORT, IOWA and NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – February 19, 2014 – Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, today announced that it has selected Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group’s leading e-textbook solution and its VitalSource […]

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