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Signing Ceremony

Cengage Partners with Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University to Provide Educational Resources and Technology to Students and Faculty


5 Cengage Products Named Finalists for 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards


Cengage Shines at the 2018 EdTech Digest Awards

New Author Team for Best-Selling James Stewart Calculus Franchise


Signing Ceremony

Cengage Partners with Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University to Provide Educational Resources and Technology to Students and Faculty

21 February 2020

Strategic collaboration brings enriching benefits for students and instructors through new education technologies to enhance professional development

Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced a new partnership with Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU). This partnership will drive technology-enhanced learning and benefit faculty and students through the provision of joint academic publications, professional soft skills development services and electronic learning resources. The signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Cengage and PMU took place at a ceremony on Feb 9, 2020 at PMU’s campus in Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

Cengage’s wealth of higher education content combined with its expertise and unstoppable vision to enrich learning experiences around the globe complements PMU’s strategic goal to enhance the educational services provided to students and faculty members and improve the usage of electronic platforms.

The partnership will initially involve the supply of Cengage materials to support teaching and learning at PMU but is intended to extend into areas such as joint publishing with PMU Press and digital content development and research. Longer term, Cengage’s professional and technical expertise combined with PMU’s state-of-the-art facilities and unique and innovative skills-based approach to tertiary education offers the opportunity to provide enrichment products and services including a soft skills-based curriculum, professional development workshops and regional faculty events.

“Reaching this understanding with Cengage, a global, renowned textbook publisher and a reliable impactful store house of learning, reflects a shared commitment of both parties to function as hubs of knowledge production and intellectual works. PMU Press and Cengage are looking forward to building a strong collaborative partnership to expand their global presence as publishers of quality print and digital textbooks. The MoU lays the foundation for optimizing the usage of resources available to both parties. It is aspired that this MoU becomes a milestone in producing educational resources accessible in various formats to college students with or without print or visual impairment,” said Dr. Mohamed Elgeddawy, the Director of Learning Resources Center and PMU Press.

“We are very excited to be partnering with such a prestigious institution as PMU, and to be extending our footprint in the Kingdom with a ground-breaking higher education provider.” said Andrew Robinson, Director of Higher Education EMEA at Cengage. “We hope this MoU will extend to further collaboration with PMU, using their excellent state-of-the-art facilities for workshops and regional faculty events, as well as working with this lighthouse institution  in leading and driving technology-enhanced learning, based on their soft skills-based core curriculum, to help students be more successful, and preparing them for the 21st century needs of the workplace.”

The benefits of this new partnership include:

  • the provision of curated high-quality content and joint academic and education publications,
  • enriched teaching and learning experiences through technology-enhanced learning and advancement, and
  • empowerment of students and instructors through professional development and soft skills-based learning.

About Cengage: Cengage is the global education and technology company built for learners. Cengage’s products and services create learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. At Cengage EMEA we develop and publish products to meet the constantly changing needs of our educational, professional, trade and library markets. We enrich the relationship between educators and students by partnering with educators to create solutions and share student insight.

About PMU: A unique and distinguished institution of higher learning with a globalized view and diverse faculty strengths, PMU offers a highly innovative student-centered approach and genuine paths to learn and innovate. Using the latest technologies and exclusive facilities, PMU concentrates on the needs, interests and abilities of students to provide a sustainable and nourishing environment to prepare students for professional success and to prepare future leaders for the global challenges they may encounter. PMU Press is the publisher and translation house for PMU.



5 Cengage Products Named Finalists for 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards

May 30, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that five products have been named finalists in the 2018 CODiE Awards – recognising Student Focus, Quality Learning and Innovative Design. The CODiE Awards are the only peer-recognised programme in the business and education technology industries recognising innovation, vision and overall industry impact.

Winners will be announced during the 2018 SIIA Annual Conference and Education Tech CODiE Award Celebration on Wednesday, June 13.

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Cengage Shines at the 2018 EdTech Digest Awards

May 8, 2018

Cengage is proud to be a three-time medalist in the 2018 EdTech Digest Awards! MindTap Pronounce, part of the MindTap Mobile App, was named WINNER in the Higher Education Mobile App category. Additionally, MindTap Business Statistics with Excel Online was recognised as a finalist in two categories: Professional Skills Solution and Student Study Tools.

MindTap Business Statistics with Excel Online was praised by EdTech Digest Awards organiser and Editor-in-Chief, Victor Rivero for being “a collaborative technology effort (Cengage and Microsoft) for EdTech Awards Cool Tool Finalist 2018 the benefit of teachers and students in Business Statistics that makes homework and faculty work much more efficient—and learning smoother.”

New Author Team for Best-Selling James Stewart Calculus Franchise

April 25, 2018

World’s Top-Selling Calculus Series Used by More Than 8 Million Students Over Last 15 Years

Cengage, the education and technology company, has announced the author team who will continue the best-selling James Stewart Calculus franchise. Lothar Redlin and Saleem Watson, who received doctorate degrees under Stewart’s instruction, and Daniel Clegg, a former colleague of Stewart’s, will author the revised series, which has been used by more than 8 million students over the last fifteen years. The new edition is expected to release in January 2020.

About the Authors:

  • Lothar Redlin was a Professor of Mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University, specializing in the field of Topology. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Victoria, and his Ph.D. from McMaster University. Redlin co-authored the best-selling Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus with Stewart and Watson.
  • Saleem Watson is a Professor of Mathematics at California State University, Long Beach, specializing in the field of Functional Analysis. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Andrews University in Michigan and did graduate studies at Dalhousie University and McMaster University, where he received his Ph.D. Watson co-authored the best-selling Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus with Stewart and Redlin.
  • Daniel Clegg is a Professor of Mathematics at Palomar College. He received his B.A. in Mathematics from California State University, Fullerton and his M.A. in Mathematics from UCLA. He assisted Stewart with various aspects of his calculus texts and is the co-author with Stewart of the textbook Brief Applied Calculus.

To keep up to date with the latest on the new editions in the James Stewart Calculus franchise, please complete the form here.



Being UNSTOPPABLE in 2018

December 30, 2017

As the centre of every learning solution we create, we sat down with real students to talk about their unstoppable moments of 2017; their love of learning and their aspirations for the journey ahead.

Turn up your volume, watch and share our video!



Authenticate. Get What You Deserve.

November 1, 2017

Fraudulent materials put students at risk: when these counterfeit products end up in students’ hands, no safeguard exists to protect them from content that may be incomplete or inaccurate. These pirated, illegal materials also harm the economy and threaten the jobs of hard-working people who deeply care about improving education for every learner. Starting with our copyright 2018 print books, a certification seal featuring a design—unique to each print unit—and a QR code will appear on the cover of each print product. Scanning the QR code will confirm the product comes from Cengage and meets our standards of excellence.

To read more about the certification seal click here. To learn about the initiative against counterfeit course materials visit stopcounterfeitbooks.com.


Series 2 of podcast The Neuro Transmission released!

October 20, 2017

Hosted by Professor Jeffrey Armstrong and powered by Cengage, The Neuro Transmission is a free podcast created to increase awareness of Psychology issues and topics. For Psychology students and educators, the podcast interviews feature reputable guests each week offering new perspectives and meaningful insights. Professor of Forensic Psychology, Dr. Katherine Ramsland and Professor of Psychology, Michael Domjan have taken part so far.

Topics already covered in this second series include ‘Force of Habit’, ‘Seizing Your Aha! Moments’ and ‘Confession of a Serial Killer’. To read speaker biographies and download episodes from both series click here.


Cengage Announces Appointment of Michael Pickrum as Chief Financial Officer

October 19, 2017

Cengage, the education and technology company serving the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide, today announced the appointment of Michael Pickrum as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Pickrum succeeds John Leahy who, as previously announced, is stepping down as CFO after three years in the role. These changes are effective November 20, 2017.

An accomplished finance, strategic and operations leader in media and digital content organizations, Pickrum will oversee all aspects of the company’s finance function, including financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, control, treasury, tax and internal audit. Pickrum will also lead Operations, which includes real estate and warehouse operations. He will report directly to CEO Michael Hansen as part of the Executive Team.


Our new Unstoppable Minds blog has arrived!

September 4, 2017

Join us as we get the latest views from across Cengage and explore the ideas and topics that relate to our core values of Confidence, Momentum and Audacity.

A mix of lecturers and students, as well as our very own senior management will take on industry wide topics for us as guest contributors. We’re sure you’ll find our new blog engaging and informative. If you think you’d like to write for us, or simply suggest a future topic you can contact us in the usual ways.

Click here to go there now!


Cengage Wins Two CODiE Awards for Innovative EdTech Solutions

July 28, 2017

Cengage has been recognised with two CODiE Awards for digital learning solutions that use technology to support teaching and learning. Awarded annually by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiE Awards are the only peer-recognised programme in the content, education and software industry.

Cengage was recognised with top honours in the categories of Best Emerging Education Technology Solution for its online workforce simulation programme and Best Higher Education Learning Content Solution for its MindTap Public Speaking programme.


5 Cengage Products Named Finalists for 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards

June 14, 2017

Reflecting our commitment to creating student-centered, affordable digital learning solutions, five Cengage products have been named finalists for the 2017 CODiE Awards. The CODiE Awards, presented by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), are the only peer-recognised programme in the content, information, education and software technology industries. The Cengage products recognised include online learning solutions spanning higher education, digital simulation training, apps, and library reference and research solutions from Gale, a Cengage company.

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Counterfeits in the Classroom

Cengage announces initiative against counterfeit course materials

June 7, 2017

Cengage has announced a major initiative to fight the growing problem of counterfeit print course materials, which is estimated to cost the company between $70 million to $100 million annually. Beginning with shipments currently underway to on-campus, off-campus and online retailers, Cengage print products will include a unique certification seal developed by an expert third-party certification company.  The seal includes a QR code and one-off indicators that verify the product’s authenticity.


Cengage launches new website experience

May 24, 2017

Cengage, the education and technology company built for learners, welcomes you to our new home. More than a new look, our modern and responsive experience comes with the guarantee it will better serve students and instructors alike.

By engaging with students and listening to how you work best, you’ll enjoy a clearer view of what you’ll find inside your book and what learning tools are available to help you master concepts. Plus it’s easier than ever to register for your course.


Cengage acquires WebAssign, strengthening market position in Science, Technology and Maths

September 27, 2016

Cengage today announces the acquisition of WebAssign, a leading provider of digital learning solutions for higher education. The acquisition strengthens Cengage’s position as a market leader in science, technology and math offering three unique platforms for faculty and institutions.

WebAssign’s flagship product (also called WebAssign) is a highly regarded assessment and homework solution for the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and math). More than 30 publishers, academic institutions and OER providers use WebAssign to deliver content to over 1.5 million students each year.

Cengage News

Cengage to upskill 1,000 teachers in Saudi Arabia

January 6, 2017

Cengage has partnered with Tatweer Company for Educational Services, an education development company owned by the Saudi Arabian government that works closely with the Ministry of Education, to deliver professional development to 1,000 of the country’s English language teachers.

The partnership provides teachers in the public education system with online access to Cengage’s National Geographic Learning ELTeach programme and aims to boost the standard of language training across the country.


Michael Hansen

Michael Hansen talks to the Washington Post

November 28, 2016

Michael Hansen, chief executive of Cengage, argues in favour of competency-based learning, where students progress as they master the material, going at their own pace in ‘Why businesses need to look beyond the four-year degree‘.

“The world of education is no stranger to criticism from the business community, which has become quite comfortable in its assertion that we’re not doing enough to give learners the skills they need to succeed in the workforce…”

Practice Labs and MT

Cengage and Practice Labs Partner to Offer IT Students a Live Virtual Training Environment

December 6, 2016

Cengage and Practice Labs, a London-based edtech company, announced the integration of live virtual machine labs into MindTap, Cengage’s flagship digital learning platform.  The integration will prepare students to succeed in the high demand field of computer and information technology (IT), where employment is projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.

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