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June 12, 2018 // Austin American-Statesman

Civitas Learning expands EdTech platform with an acquisition

Civitas Learning is expanding its education technology platform by acquiring a student engagement app for higher education. Austin-based Civitas said it has purchased ClearScholar, an Indianapolis startup whose mobile app makes it easier for colleges and universities to get tailored information to students. Using historical and current data, the company builds predictive models to help students select degrees and courses, help faculty and advisers identify at-risk students and help all students stay on track to graduate on time.

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June 12, 2018 // Austin Inno

Civitas Learning Acquires Indianapolis EdTech Startup

Civitas Learning, an Austin education technology company, on Tuesday announced it has acquired ClearScholar, an Indianapolis-based student engagement startup. The acquisition comes a little less than four months after Civitas Learning announced it had formed a partnership to integrate ClearScholar’s student engagement app into Civitas Learning’s platform to give college students additional tools to help ensure they graduate.

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June 12, 2018 // EdSurge

Civitas Learning Acquires Higher-Ed Student Engagement App, ClearScholar

Civitas Learning, a provider of predictive analytics tools to support students at higher-ed institutions, has acquired ClearScholar. ClearScholar offers a mobile app that connects students with college administrators and faculty members, in the aim of keeping learners engaged with what’s happening on campus.

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June 12, 2018 // Press Release

Civitas Learning Adds Mobile App to Transform Student Engagement in Higher Ed

Civitas Learning today announced its acquisition of ClearScholar, the developer of a student engagement app for higher education. Building on the existing partnership and close mission alignment between Civitas Learning and ClearScholar, the acquisition provides institutions with a tool that enables more timely and personalized support to guide students along their journey and remove barriers that can knock them off-course.

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June 5, 2018 // Built in Austin

8 Austin tech companies welcome new leaders from ESPN, IBM, Rackspace and more

Edtech big data company Civitas Learning announced April Downing as its first ever COO, adding a major tech heavyweight to its executive circle.

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June 4, 2018 // University Business

Civitas Learning embeds actionable analytics

Civitas Learning, today, announced the next generation of Inspire, its advising case management solution with embedded analytics and recommendations for student support. Today’s launch is a response to advisor demand for the integration of this actionable data with the workflow tools they rely on every day.

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May 31, 2018 // Press Release

Civitas Learning Embeds Actionable Analytics within Advisor Case Management Solution

Civitas Learning, today, announced the next generation of Inspire, its advising case management solution with embedded analytics and recommendations for student support. Today’s launch is a response to advisor demand for the integration of this actionable data with the workflow tools they rely on every day.

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May 30, 2018 // Austin Inno

The Game-Changing Hires and Departures in Austin’s Tech Startup Ecosystem (May 2018)

April Downing, former CFO at WP Engine, has taken a new job as COO at Civitas Learning. Downing previously worked with Civitas as a financial consultant in 2012 and 2013 as the company was raising its Series B funding.

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May 22, 2018 // Ferris State University Perspectives

Advising and Predictive Analytics: The HT2 of Student Success (High-Tech; High-Touch)

Marcia Ballinger, President of Lorain County Community College shares how they are adopting a culture of Student Success through high-tech innovations to support their high-touch environment so they can meet students where they are and foster success for everyone through the power of the prediction.

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May 22, 2018 // Ferris State University Perspectives

Dancing with Data

Mark Milliron, Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer (CLO) of Civitas Learning brings data to life by comparing the use of modern data like predictive modeling, machine learning, sentiment analysis, and design thinking – to dancing to the waltz. He points out how institutions can take steps to become a data waltz pro.

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