innovation

Making the Digital Leap Simple Institution-Wide: Community College Leadership Speak Out

While the affordability issue in higher education is nothing new, it is often considered a problem exclusive to four-year institutions. According to recent studies however, this is not the case. More than half of all community colleges in the U.S. are reportedly too expensive for low-income students. What’s even more surprising? Around 70% of respondents to a survey conducted by the Hope Center for College Community and Justice at Temple University experienced food insecurity, housing insecurity or homelessness in the previous year. Knowing this, it’s not surprising that textbook and course material costs Read More…


Cengage Boston Has a New Home in the Hub

Our Boston Cengage team officially has a new home: The Seaport’s Pier 4! The new office is in the heart of Boston’s innovation district. Encompassing 120,000 square feet, the space offers a number of features, benefits and offerings for the nearly 600 employees based in the greater Boston area. Some of these include: An Office Built for Collaboration One of the core tenets of our ethos is doing more together. In the spirit of this, the new office cut down offices and instead doubled the number of meeting spaces. The floorplan enables a more open dialogue, and “run-in” conversations meant Read More…


Innovation Makes the Dean’s List: How Ryan Tipton Takes Tech Campus-wide

When it comes to scalable access to learning, those who can do, teach. Doctor Ryan Tipton felt it was time for something new after retiring early. After a fruitful career in which the Lovington, New Mexico native grew his own oil company into an acclaimed group of cross-industry subsidies, Dr. Tipton sold his energy empire and enrolled at Walden University. With a Doctorate in Business Administration, it wasn’t until after founding his consulting company that his career took a (new) pivotal turn—not in the private sector, but to higher education. The year was 2009. While acting as Lead Consultant on Read More…


Cengage Showcases Education and Technology Innovation at 5th Annual Boston Tech Jam

Block party supports thriving Massachusetts tech community Cengage recently participated in Boston Tech Jam, a celebration of new ideas and exciting technologies emerging from the greater Boston area. Held at City Hall Plaza, the block party brought together leading tech companies, academic institutions, startups, entrepreneurs and artists to showcase the region’s impactful companies and innovations. Featuring live music, Boston’s favorite food trucks and tech-enabled art, Tech Jam showcased 100 exhibiting companies and drew thousands of attendees. Located on the “Be Strong” alley, the Cengage booth included a high striker for attendees to show off their strength, a coding Read More…


Engaging the Masses: A Look Inside Cengage

For the second year, Cengage participated in NewCo Boston, a live innovation festival where companies open their doors to the community to offer an inside look at what they do. Hosted by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), NewCo gives attendees an intimate view of more than 85 leading tech companies in Massachusetts.

On a Mission

More than forty people came out to hear Cengage representatives speak about their roles and experience at the company. George Moore, Chief Technology Officer at Cengage, talked about the company’s student focus and credo, as well as the technology that drives it Read More…