RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of digital instructional solutions for faculty and students, has been selected as a finalist for the NC Tech Awards in two categories, Communications and E-commerce. The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's only statewide technology awards program, recognizing companies and individuals who have characterized excellence, innovation and leadership, presented by the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA).
Headquartered in Raleigh, on NC State University's Centennial Campus, WebAssign is a benefit company dedicated to developing edtech solutions to support STEM education and foster student concept mastery.
"Since 1995, the NC Tech Awards have honored companies for outstanding achievement in the tech sector and use of technology. As a finalist in this year's awards, WebAssign has distinguished itself as one of the state's technology leaders," stated Brooks Raiford, NCTA's President and CEO.
A review committee comprised of non-profit, media, education, and technology leaders representing various regions of the state selected this year's finalists. The awards process culminates with the NC Tech Awards Gala on November 10, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center where hundreds of leaders from across the state will gather to celebrate the tech sector and honor the winners and finalists in each category.
"We are honored to be recognized in these two categories," said Alex Bloom, president of WebAssign. "We strive to promote, support, and improve education through technology and are pleased to see our efforts recognized by the North Carolina Technology Association."
The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology industry in North Carolina. NCTA is the intersection of leadership and technology, fueling the growth of North Carolina through Executive Engagement, Public Affairs, and a Knowledge Workforce. 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 1.7 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.
NCTA Media Contact:
Jordan Wise, Communications Coordinator
WebAssign Media Contact:
Senior Marketing Communications Manager
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