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Ascend Learning Named Best Place to Work by Phoenix Business Journal

December 28, 2020

December 22, 2020 GILBERT, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ascend Learning, the parent company of three Phoenix-based fitness and wellness brands, today announced it was named one of the top 10 best places to work among midsize companies by the Phoenix Business Journal. The award recognizes best workplaces based on company culture and employee reviews. The announcement was made during […]

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Employee Spotlight: Laura Paglucia

December 21, 2020

As a director of product management working with Ascend’s professional education businesses, Laura Pagluica works with the Computer Science, Public Health, and CDX Product Managers to assess market needs and problems and create innovative strategies to bring products to market. This involves everything from visiting with instructors and students, to profit and loss analysis, to […]

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Texas Woman Recognized as NHA’s One Millionth Certification, Helps in COVID Vaccine Study

December 17, 2020

Leawood, KS – Curtrise Ware, a newly certified clinical medical assistant in Killeen, Texas, recently helped put the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) at the “one million certifications issued” mark. Ware passed her national Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification exam through NHA at the end of August and is now working with her employer as […]

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Zumba And Strong Nation Receive Spirit Of Fitness Award

November 2, 2020

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) recognized Zumba and Strong Nation with its first Spirit of Fitness Award during their annual Optima Fitness and Wellness Conference. Laurie McCartney, president of Global Fitness & Wellness Solutions for Ascend Learning, the parent company of NASM and AFAA, […]

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ClickSafety Wins 2020 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Award 

October 22, 2020

New Online Training Provides Intensive COVID-19 Prep for the Workplace    ClickSafety, Inc., an Ascend Learning company, was recently honored by Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) magazine, taking home an online training award for its new course, Returning to Work: Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 in the Workplace.    “This year, we are recognizing outstanding products in 26 award categories, including a […]

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