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Monday, 29 July 2013 10:12

 


PRESS RELEASE

March 28, 2013 | Indianapolis | www.quepublishing.com

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INDIANAPOLIS -- March 28, 2013 -- Que Publishing (www.quepublishing.com) announced today a partnership with SeniorNet, a non-profit company that provides technology training to adults over 55 and the underserved via more than 60 computer learning centers throughout the U.S. and its affiliates worldwide.

Designed to directly benefit the over one million clients SeniorNet has served since its start in 1986, the partnership will offer member discounts on Que products, including print books, ebooks and video, as well as the placement of technology books for use by instructors and students at each learning center. SeniorNet members will have access to special promotions, resources and content.

 

"Que Publishing's focus is teaching the fundamentals of technology to beginner and intermediate users. A partnership with SeniorNet is an excellent way to bring our products to this segment of the population. We're excited to offer SeniorNet and its clients products to help learn the necessary skills to use every day technologies," said Greg Wiegand, Editor in Chief, Que Publishing.

 

"This is a very valuable partnership for SeniorNet and we are pleased with the many benefits afforded to our members," said Leslie M. Smith, SeniorNet Board Chairman and IBM Business Development Executive. "This unique relationship with Que Publishing allows those with computer needs to become less isolated and more a part of our technology driven planet."

 

About SeniorNet

 

SeniorNet (www.seniornet.org) is the nation's premier and most respected nonprofit organization specializing in computer and Internet education for adults over 55 and those in need. Since 1986, SeniorNet has empowered more than one million Boomers and Seniors by providing encouragement, lifelong learning opportunities and new worlds to explore via the Internet. Based in Herndon, Virginia, it has approximately 6,000 members. SeniorNet is staffed by more than 3,000 volunteers and has more than 60 Learning Centers in the United States, including Indian Reservations and underserved areas.

 

About Pearson

 

Pearson, the world's leading learning company, has global reach and market-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing (NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com.

 

 
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Monday, 04 June 2012 00:00

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June 4, 2012 | Chalfont, PA | www.Telikin.com

 

Chalfont, June 4, 2012 - Telikin has announced they will be partnering with SeniorNet, the nation's largest non profit organization specializing in computer and internet education for adults over 55 and those in need.

 

With more than 60 Learning Centers, six of which are located on American Indian Reservations, SeniorNet relies on the generous support of sponsors like AT&T, IBM, Verizon, Microsoft, Adobe and US Department of the Interior Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), to provide the tools that have allowed more than a million people to learn new skills and explore the digital world.

 

Telikin is committed to helping people who are computer novices connect with family, friends and the world. As part of their Telikin Cares Program, Telikin donates computers to organizations and communities who are committed to teaching seniors computing skills. As part of this commitment, several SeniorNet centers have received Telikin computers, to help introduce seniors to computing using the state of the art, easy to use, touchscreen, Linux based computer. They are exploring the use in centers across the country.

 

"Telikin is a solution for consumers looking for a simple, yet fully functional computer that allows them to enjoy video chat, photosharing, email, and social media, games, word processing, entertainment and more, minus the viruses, pop-ups, and overwhelming number and costs of applications", said Fred Allegrezza, Founder and CEO of Telikin. "We share SeniorNet's commitment to helping seniors learn computing and are very excited for the opportunity to have Telikin computers be part of their centers".

 

Leslie M. Smith, SeniorNet Board Chairman and IBM Business Development Executive states, "using this latest technology, provided by Telikin to 'knock down the walls of senior isolation' and bridge the underserved digital gap significantly helps SeniorNet in fulfilling its mission. The Telikin partnership will enable us not only to increase our support but we are now able to provide specialized education to those that have mobility impairments. We are pleased and excited with this new partnership -- it will truly make a difference".

 

About SeniorNet SeniorNet (www.seniornet.org) is the nation's premier and most respected nonprofit organization specializing in computer and Internet education for adults over 55 and those in need. Since 1986, SeniorNet has empowered more than one million Boomers and Seniors by providing encouragement, lifelong learning opportunities and new worlds to explore via the Internet. Based in Herndon, Virginia, it has approximately 6,000 members. SeniorNet is staffed by more than 3,000 volunteers and has more than 60 Learning Centers in the United States, including Indian Reservations and underserved areas.

 

About Telikin Located in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, Telikin makes the easy to use, all-in-one, touchscreen computer that integrates popular features such as videochat with integrated Skype, photosharing with an integrated facebook application, email, contacts, weather, news, full web browser, word processing, built in video help and more in a sleek, linux based, virus free system. With the large monitor, intuitive interface, easy menu of popular features, and extensive customer support, Telikin helps people stay connected to their families, friends and the world. Find out more at www.telikin.com.

 

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