RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for faculty and students, is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2015 winner of the Industry Driven Company category at the NC Tech Awards. Winners were recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Raleigh Convention Center. This year's event was attended by more than 800 leaders from across the state.
The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's only statewide technology awards program, recognizing companies and individuals who have characterized excellence, innovation and leadership in 25 categories. For more information on the selection process, categories, finalists, winners and the awards gala, visit www.NCTechAwards.com.
Headquartered in Raleigh, on NC State University's Centennial Campus, WebAssign is an employee-owned benefit company developing edtech solutions to simplify collaboration between students and instructors and foster student concept mastery.
"We are delighted to be recognized with the award for Industry Driven Company," said Alex Bloom, president of WebAssign. "We are dedicated to promoting, supporting, and improving education, and to that end, we listen carefully to our customers and strive to incorporate their feedback into our product."
"Since 1995, the NC Tech Awards has honored excellence and innovation throughout North Carolina, representing the best and brightest," said Brooks Raiford, president and CEO of NCTA. "As a winner, WebAssign has distinguished itself as a peer-leader and we are proud to recognize them as a 2015 NC Tech Awards winner."
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is the statewide membership association for the tech sector. Because technology is integral to any enterprise regardless of size or function, NCTA membership is open to all companies, organizations and institutions. NCTA serves organizations and their people through events, advocacy, virtual networks and resources. For more information, visit our website at www.nctechnology.org.
WebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals.
More than eight million students have used WebAssign to submit over one billion answers to homework assignments, tests, and assessments.
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, WebAssign is an independent, employee-owned benefit company dedicated to education technology. For more information, visit www.webassign.com.
Kristi Lee-John, Crossroads PR & Marketing, for WebAssign
Senior Marketing Communications Manager
North Carolina Technology Association