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Newly Updated Virtual Mental Health Training Equips College Students to Support Peers in Distress

July 28, 2020

Enhancements to Kognito’s higher education simulation better address the needs of today’s college students through skill-building. NEW YORK, July 16, 2020 — As colleges and universities prepare to meet the mental health needs of students—who may or may not be on campus in the fall due to COVID-19—many are looking to virtual solutions. Kognito, a […]

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Employee Spotlight: Mindy Michalek

July 14, 2020

As the director of marketing for ClickSafety, Mindy Michalek leads a creative and hard working team dedicated to ClickSafety’s marketing and eCommerce strategy. Her main focus is to ensure that the marketing team aligns closely with the other ClickSafety departments, as well as collaborate with multiple Ascend shared service teams and with her fellow colleagues in the other Professional Education divisions. When it comes to focusing on goals, hers include making sure the team helps to hit the revenue […]

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Leading in a Virtual Environment

July 9, 2020

An excerpt from Ascend Learning & Development Team’s “Leading in a Virtual Environment training article. While so many of us across the country continue to lead and manage our people and our teams virtually, we thought these useful virtual managing insights from our own internal Ascend Learning-Learning & Development Team could help all managers. This […]

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Our Commitment and Opportunity to Listen and Learn

June 3, 2020

A Message from Our CEO   CEO Greg Sebasky sent the following message to Ascend Learning team members today.    Ascend Team Members,   As we all witness the difficult and painful events of the past week, I, like many of you are experiencing understandable feelings of grief, fear, anger and sadness. I believe we’re […]

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The Case for Care Transformation

May 20, 2020

Albert Einstein is credited with a pithy definition that insanity is: “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” By that definition, the U.S. health care system has been on an “insane” path for too long. Our fee-for-service payment model has rewarded volume of services over high-quality, coordinated care for decades. […]

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