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March 28, 2024

Relias Named Among Top 25 Companies in Healthcare Software for 2024

Relias, the trusted workforce partner to more than 11,000 healthcare and human services organizations and 4.5 million caregivers, has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Companies in Healthcare Software for 2024 by The Healthcare Technology Report.

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March 14, 2024

Afya Limited Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2023 Financial Results

Afya, the leading medical education group and digital health services provider in Brazil, reported financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year period ended December 31, 2023.

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March 06, 2024

Bertelsmann Grows Group profit by more than 25 percent to €1.3 Billion in 2023

The annual revenues generated by the international media, services, and education company Bertelsmann exceeded the €20 billion mark for the second consecutive year. Thus, it remained at the previous year’s record level despite the sale of the shares in the customer experience company Majorel in November 2023, and a challenging environment in the TV business.

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March 5, 2024

Accenture to Acquire EdTech Leader Udacity to Accelerate Capabilities of Accenture LearnVantage

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Udacity, a digital education pioneer with deep expertise in the development and delivery of proprietary technology courses that blend the flexibility of online learning with the benefits of human instruction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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March 31, 2023

Alliant opens new university in Phoenix amid Arizona's nursing shortage

California-based Alliant International University is launching its first Nursing and Health Sciences program in Arizona. The school has several campuses in California that specialize in psychology, education, and other professional licensure programs.

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March 30, 2023

Bertelsmann records highest revenues in its history in 2022 with more than €20 Billion

Bertelsmann ended the financial year 2022 with the highest revenues in its history, exceeding the €20 billion mark. As a result of the strong revenue growth, the international media, services and education company kept its Operating EBITDA stable at the previous year’s record level of €3.2 billion despite a challenging market environment.

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March 22, 2023

Afya Limited Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Financial Results

Afya, the leading medical education group and digital health services provider in Brazil, reported financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year period ended December 31, 2022.

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January 31, 2023

Afya Limited Included in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA) today announced that it is one of 484 companies across 45 countries and regions to join the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), a modified market capitalization-weighted index that aims to track the performance of public companies committed to transparency in gender-data reporting. This reference index measures gender equality across five pillars: leadership & talent pipeline, equal pay & gender pay parity, inclusive culture, anti-sexual harassment policies, and external brand.

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January 2, 2023

Afya Limited Announces Closing of the Acquisition of UNIT Alagoas and FITS Jaboatão dos Guararapes

Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA), in addition to the Press Release released by the Company on October 13, 2022, today announced the closing of its acquisition, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Afya Participações S.A., of 100% of the total share capital of Sociedade Educacional e Cultural Sergipe DelRey Ltda. (“DelRey”), that encompasses the operations of Centro Universitário Tiradentes Alagoas (“UNIT Alagoas”) and Faculdade Tiradentes Jaboatão dos Guararapes (“FITS Jaboatão dos Guararapes”).

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December 13, 2022

Relias wins 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Award

Relias, trusted education and workforce development partner to more than 11,000 healthcare organizations worldwide, today announced it has won a 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Award.

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November 28, 2022

Neues E-Learning-Angebot von Relias speziell für kleine Pflegeeinrichtungen

Relias, ein führender E-Learning-Anbieter im Gesundheitswesen, hat eine neue Lernplattform speziell für ambulante und stationäre Pflegeeinrichtungen mit weniger als 100 Mitarbeitenden entwickelt.

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August 22, 2022

Alliant International University’s officially receives CACREP Accreditation

Alliant International University, a leading professional practice university for mental health practitioners, announced today that its California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling (MACC) program has officially received accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

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November 11, 2022

RELIAS announces release of New Learner Mobile App

Relias, the trusted education and workforce development partner to more than 11,000 healthcare organizations worldwide, today announced the release of its new learner app. The Relias learner app offers greater flexibility and better engagement with the Relias Platform by making it easier for users to take assigned training courses at their convenience.

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November 10, 2022

Nurse.com launches NurseDot Podcast for nursing community

Nurse.com, an industry-leading online education company providing lifelong career support to nurses, today launched the NurseDot Podcast. The new weekly series is designed to further Nurse.com’s mission of helping nurses thrive through the exploration of their peers’ personal stories, industry trends, and professional advice designed to serve as support and validation that will help them take control of their careers.

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October 21, 2022

Afya Limited to report third quarter and nine months 2022 financial results

Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA), today announced that it will report Third Quarter and Nine Months 2022 Financial Results for the period ended September 30, 2022, following the close of the market on Monday, November 21st, 2022 and will host a corresponding conference call and webcast at 05:00 pm ET.

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October 26, 2022

Restore Hyper Wellness and Nurse.com partner to provide new opportunities for franchises and nurses in the U.S

The new alliance promotes career opportunities focused on a proactive health approach and offers new avenues for continued education, as well as perks for Nurse.com’s community.

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October 18, 2022

Relias Named Finalist in 2 NC TECH Award Categories

Healthcare education solutions company selected as finalist for NC TECH Awards.

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October 13, 2022

Afya Limited Announces Entering Into a Share Purchase Agreement for the Acquisition of UNIT Alagoas and FITS Jaboatão dos Guararapes

Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA), announced today that it has entered into a share purchase agreement for the acquisition, through its whollyowned subsidiary Afya Participações S.A., of 100% of the total share capital of Sociedade Educacional e Cultural Sergipe DelRey Ltda.
(“DelRey”).

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September 19, 2022

Relias Named 2022 Leader in Diversity by Triangle Business Journal

Healthcare education solutions company part of esteemed group of N.C. Triangle businesses recognized for leading diversity efforts.

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September 20, 2022

Relias Named One of Seramount’s 2022 100 Best Companies and Best Companies for Dads

Relias, trusted education and workforce development partner to more than 11,000 healthcare organizations worldwide, today announced it has been named one of  Seramount’s 2022 100 Best Companies and one of the Best Companies for Dads.

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September 20, 2022

Nurse.com Acquires HOLLIBLU, Launches App for Nursing Community

Exclusive social networking app built by nurses, for nurses, to foster peer support, networking, career advancement, and continuing education.

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August 22, 2022

Afya Limited Announces Second-Quarter and First Half 2022 Financial Results

Afya Limited (Nasdaq: AFYA), the leading medical education group and digital health services provider in Brazil, reported today financial and operating results for the three and six-month period ended June 30, 2022 (second quarter 2022).

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August 18, 2022

RELIAS NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 100 HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES OF 2022

Relias today announced it has been named one of the Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2022 by The Healthcare Technology Report.

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July 1, 2022

Strengthening the US Teacher Workforce

Together with its partners, Bertelsmann Education Group is actively developing innovative approaches to empower the US teacher workforce to better serve the needs of schools, students, and the communities where they live.

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May 6, 2022

Afya fits perfectly with the Education Group’s strategy

Education Group CEO Kay Krafft and CFO Benedikt Dalkmann in a BENET interview about the share increase, Afya’s direction, and the Education Group’s overall strategy.

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May 3, 2022

Bertelsmann Strengthens Global Education Business by Increasing Stake in Afya

Bertelsmann is again increasing its stake in Nasdaq-listed education company Afya and will consolidate Brazil’s leading provider of medical education and training into the Bertelsmann Education Group.

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March 31, 2022

Afya Limited Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2021 Financial Results

Afya Limited reported financial and operating results for the three and twelve-month period ended December 31, 2021 (Q4 2021 and FY 2021, respectively).

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March 29, 2022

Relias Releases Stories to Amplify Nurse Voices

Front-line nurses share their personal experiences and stories in newly released e-book with support from Verizon

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March 16, 2022

Afya Limited Announces Medical School Authorization – Bragança-PA and Mana-capuru-AM

Afya Limited announced that the Ministry of Education (“MEC”) authorized the operations of the medical schools in Bragança and Manacapuru, both under Mais Médicos II program.

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March 18, 2022

Afya Limited Announces Medical Seats Increase in Centro Universitário São Lucas

Afya Limited announced that the Ministry of Education (“MEC”) authorized the increase of 28 seats of Centro Universitário São Lucas, in Ji-Parana.

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January 26, 2022

Afya Limited Included in 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Afya Limited announced that it is one of 418 companies across 45 countries and regions to join the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

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February 23, 2022

Afya Limited Announces Medical School Authorization – Abaetetuba-PA and Itacoa-tiara-AM

Afya Limited announced that the Ministry of Education (“MEC”) authorized the operations of the medical schools in Abaetetuba and Itacoatiara, both under Mais Médicos II program.

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October 20, 2021

Relias Receives Google Cloud Customer Award for Healthcare & Life Sciences

Relias wins Google Cloud Healthcare and Life Sciences Customer Award for innovative use of cloud technology to address healthcare workforce crisis.

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September 16, 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs to Help Build a Better World

Alliant International University is excited to announce the latest chapter in their commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion across their institution.

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November 10, 2021

Bertelsmann and Microsoft Partner to Transform Consumer Experiences in Media and Education

Bertelsmann and Microsoft will jointly develop a range of cloud-based solutions, using Microsoft’s tech stack and comprehensive compliance and trust commitments to advance Bertelsmann’s Tech & Data initiative.

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August 31, 2021

Relias Named to Top 20 List of Healthcare Training Companies

Training Industry Recognized Relias for its expertise and vast library of more than 7,000 online educational courses for healthcare professionals.

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September 7, 2021

Alliant International University Announces Education Partnership with Healthcare In-formation and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Alliant International University has announced a new partnership with (HIMSS), effectively strengthening the California School of Management & Leadership (CSML) Master’s in Healthcare Analytics (MSHA) degree program.