Entries by Nicole Reinard

Baking banana bread and money with charity: water

For one woman in Mozambique, having access to a borehole has made a huge difference not just in her baking business, but her whole life in general, all made possible by charity: water. Meet Tencia, a 54-year-old single mother, whose husband passed away eight years ago. Since then, her two oldest daughters have gotten married […]

Celebrate Earth Day with the Student Conservation Association (SCA)

At SCA, Earth Day is not only recognized once per year, but every day. This month SCA is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Earth Day as a national holiday. With SCA service events nationwide, there are plenty of opportunities for people (like you!) to get involved. Whether you serve with SCA, join another group effort, […]

Show your support for the Pat Tillman Foundation in the 11th Annual Pat’s Run

Pat’s Run is the signature fundraising event for the Pat Tillman Foundation. In late April for the past 11 years, the event has been held to commemorate the day that Pat lost his life in Afghanistan. Symbolic of the #42 he wore as an ASU Sun Devil, Pat’s Run is 4.2 miles long, ending on […]

Meet the 15-year-old President working with charity: water

In a small village within Mozambique stands five members of the local water committee. One by one they introduce themselves and their roles – the chairman, mechanic, tax collector, head of hygiene and President. What stands out most is that the President, Natalia, has a seemingly shy presence. However, she is considered the most confident […]

Want $100? Tell us why college students should be On Tap with MindTap

There’s a chance that when you started your semester, one of your college instructors mentioned MindTap to you. Maybe? Not sure? Whether or not you have heard about MindTap from a friend, classmate or instructor, we at CengageBrain believe this is one of those pieces of “must know” advice that will truly benefit you during […]

Congratulations 2015 Alternative Spring Break Contest Winners!

Last month we began a search for a group of students, who were willing to spend their spring break serving those in need. Students who were looking to utilize their leadership skills to make an impact in the community for our annual CengageBrain Alternative Spring Break Contest. Our search has ended with immense success! We […]

Last call! Vote now in the CengageBrain Alternative Spring Break Contest!

Want to help a group of college students make their dreams come true? Now is the time to do it! Time is running out for you to vote for your favorite service project in the Alternative Spring Break Contest. Many college students submitted service project ideas with the opportunity to win up to $2,500 to […]

10 ways to save money on spring break

If you live anywhere that is currently dealing with mountains of snow and temperatures in the single digits, it’s hard to imagine that spring break is just around the corner – but it is! You might be thinking you don’t have the funds to do anything fun, but we have some ideas to help you […]

Enter the CengageBrain Alternative Spring Break Contest!

Are you looking to utilize your leadership skills by making an impact in a particular community? If so, let us know about it and you could win up to $2,500 to fund your very own Alternative Spring Break project!

Now accepting applications for The Greatest Professor Award Scholarships by CengageBrain!

America’s GPAs During the spring of this year, we at CengageBrain conducted our nationwide search for America’s Greatest Professors, as part of our continuing commitment to education. College students around the U.S. were given the opportunity to recognize the professors who have vastly impacted their education during their college career. As part of the grand […]