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Nuventive Honored as a Microsoft Public Sector Partner of the Year

Award Recognizes Outstanding Use of Microsoft Technology on Behalf of Education Customers

Washington, D.C. , July 14, 2010 – Nuventive today announced its recognition as a 2010 Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year. The award honors Nuventive’s innovative use of Microsoft technology in support of higher education clients. Winners and finalists were nominated and selected by Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector team working throughout the nation.

“We rely on our education partners to implement and customize our technology to meet the needs of schools, educators and students across the country,” said Sig Behrens, general manager for U.S. Education at Microsoft. “We’re honoring Nuventive because of their incredible commitment to innovation on behalf of public education over the past year.”

Nuventive was named the 2010 Microsoft U.S. Public Sector, Partner of the Year for Higher Education at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, DC. Nuventive’s solution provides institutions the ability to manage accreditation, institutional assessment, planning and quality improvement processes from a unified framework that is easy for faculty, staff, and administrators to use effectively. Institutions can leverage existing investments in technology and training by utilizing this management capability within a familiar productivity and communication platform requiring minimal additional IT resources.

Dr. David Raney, Nuventive’s CEO, accepted the award crediting the Microsoft Education team for their vision and support, “Nuventive is honored to receive this award and is committed to the Microsoft Platform for Institutional Effectiveness. Working with Microsoft has allowed us to dramatically increase the value we bring to each institution.”

The Microsoft Partner Program is designed for all partners who develop and market solutions based on Microsoft platforms, provide consulting or technical services on Microsoft systems, or recommend Microsoft technology purchases. Microsoft partners include consulting services providers, independent software vendors (ISVs), independent hardware vendors, large account resellers (LARs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), support providers, system integrators, system builders, training providers, value-added resellers and value-added providers.

About Nuventive

Nuventive is a leading provider of solutions for assessing, managing and demonstrating continuous improvement in Higher Education. Nuventive customers are institutions, faculty, administrators, students and private sector users. Institutional customers include Western Michigan University, the 14 campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Mt. San Antonio College and Providence College. Nuventive is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with distribution in North America, Europe, and Australasia. For more information, please visit or call +1.412.847.0280 or 1.877.366.8700.

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