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Students Save on Textbooks and Give Back to Charity with Cengage Learning Extra Credit Program

Charity partners include the Student Conservation Association, the Pat Tillman Foundation and charity: water

BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To raise funds and awareness for important non-profit organizations, and to provide discounts to students for their education materials, Cengage Learning launched the Extra Credit program. Through this program, students buying their education materials from CengageBrain.com, Cengage Learning's e-commerce site, will have the opportunity to receive a six dollar discount on qualifying* purchases of 60 dollars or more. Additionally, for each purchase made with an Extra Credit code, Cengage Learning will donate one dollar to one of three charities as selected by the student, up to $100,000 in total program donations, now through June 30, 2015.

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"We are committed to providing a range of solutions in formats to best support student learning at a range of price points for purchase or rent," said Josef Blumenfeld, senior vice president, Corporate Affairs. "Through the Extra Credit program, students can benefit from many innovative products – textbooks, eBooks and rentals – at a lower cost. This year's charity component is based on feedback from our customers, focusing on charities and issues that are particularly meaningful to students."  

CengageBrain.com has partnered with the following three charities for the Extra Credit program:

  • The Student Conservation Association (SCA) builds new generations of conservation leaders and inspires lifelong stewardship of our environment by engaging young people from diverse backgrounds in hands-on service to the land. Use code: SCA
  • The Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships, building a diverse community of leaders committed to the service of others. Use code: PAT
  • charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Use code: WATER

For more information, visit: http://www.cengagebrain.com/extracredit/.

* Offer valid only with coupon code at time of checkout, promotion ends June 30, 2015. Discount does not apply to Aplia products, products offered on microsites, non-U.S. orders and affiliates' and third-party products offered on CengageBrain.

About Cengage Learning and CengageBrain.com
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. CengageBrain is the premier destination for purchasing and renting textbooks, eBooks, eChapters, digital solutions and study tools, offering students convenience, savings and the broadest choice of formats available. For more information, please visit www.cengage.com or www.cengagebrain.com.

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