The Michelson 20MM Foundation portfolio company Pragya Systems was recently named a partner of National University’s newly launched Precision Institute. The Institute is a four-year, $20 million, R&D effort using technological advancements in higher education to graduate more students.
National University’s Precision Institute
Announced last week, the institute aims to identify solutions in open educational resources, predictive analytics, and advanced technologies. Furthermore, by adapting to students’ needs, the institute will integrate results into a cohesive platform. In addition, technology partners Gooru and Civitas Learning will also take part in the Precision Education initiative, alongside Pragya.
On hearing about Pragya’s participation in the initiative, founder of the Michelson 20MM Foundation, Dr. Gary K. Michelson, released this statement:
“With National University’s announcement, the old adage of standing upon the shoulders of giants rings true. From the early beginnings of our foundation’s accelerator program, Pragya proved to be a catalyst for change in higher education. Their technological endeavors are sure to make an impact in the lives of students, and in turn, our society as a whole.”
Michelson 20MM Portfolio: Amplifying Higher Education
Pragya is one of five inaugural cohort members of Michelson Runway, a higher education accelerator program of the Michelson 20MM Foundation. Overall, the first class of Michelson Runway includes Motimatic, ReUp Education, WorkAmerica, and Pragya Systems. Together, these companies continue to drive innovative solutions in higher education and workforce development.
Pragya Systems’ vision is to significantly improve the quality and relevance of higher education, while reducing cost. The company has launched a new class of higher ed technology focused on simplifying the flow of information on and off campus. For more information on how Pragya is helping to unlock campus intelligence, visit www.pragyasystems.com.
Watch Ramji Raghavan, CEO of Pragya Systems, pitch at Michelson Runway’s 2016 Demo Day Showcase Below!
About the Michelson 20MM Foundation
The Michelson 20MM Foundation supports and invests in leading edge entrepreneurs, technologies, and initiatives with the potential to improve postsecondary access, affordability, and efficacy. It’s most noteworthy that the Michelson 20MM was founded thanks to the generous support of renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson and his wife, Alya Michelson.
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