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June 10, 2024
John Katzman, Founder and CEO at Noodle joined Laura Dyrda on Becker’s Healthcare Podcast to give insights into his background & organization, what Noodle does for health systems and students, his excitement & nerves going forward in 2024, and more. Katzman also shared what his team is focusing on to support nursing schools and healthcare […]
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May 13, 2024
Noodle Founder and CEO, John Katzman, joined Scott Becker on the Becker Private Equity & Business Podcast to share his thoughts on the challenges professionals face when entering the job market, standardized testing, and more. Katzman also spoke about his current focus, the nursing shortage. “We’re taking the whole notion of collaboration between hospitals and universities […]
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March 12, 2024
Noodle Chief of Partner Solutions Bill Rieders joins Inside Higher Ed to discuss the path forward, what’s on the horizon for higher ed, and how schools must respond.
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March 8, 2024
Noodle joins GSV’s annual list of the most transformational growth companies at the forefront of innovation in digital learning and workforce skills.
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March 7, 2024
Noodle CEO John Katzman talks institutional agility with Inside Higher Ed: defining “agile,” why it matters, and what it looks like in practice.
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February 23, 2024
Joshua Kim’s overwhelming takeaway from January’s advisory board meeting is that Noodle is a company in transition. And in a good way.
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May 31, 2023
Seven years ago, we started as a next generation Online Program Manager (OPM), bringing transparency, flexibility and efficiency to that sector. And we were successful: over the past four years, we’ve launched many more programs than any of the incumbents, and built a solid reputation as innovative, hard-working, honest partners.
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January 19, 2023
The acquisition marks Noodle’s entry into the international market and underscores its commitment to build the highest-quality online learning design and experience for university partners and students.
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December 29, 2022
2022 was a year of growth and change for Noodle, with notable new university partners and programs, newly formed strategic partnerships, and a more flexible offering that allows universities to deploy Noodle technology and services campus-wide.
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January 19, 2023
The acquisition marks Noodle’s entry into the international market and underscores its commitment to build the highest-quality online learning design and experience for university partners and students.
March 31, 2022
Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network, today announced the formation of a strategic advisory board composed of leaders in higher education. This distinguished group will help shape and guide Noodle’s strategic initiatives, as well as advise on how best to serve its university and institution partners.
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October 6, 2021
Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network, announced today it has raised $50 million in Series C funding. The round was led by funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, joined by several existing investors including Owl Ventures. Barclays acted as the exclusive placement agent.
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August 9, 2021
Noodle, the country’s fastest growing online higher education network, announced today the launch of a platform to help universities meet the rising student demand for online lifelong learning. Case Western Reserve University, Columbia Business School, and University of Michigan have signed on as partners, with a launch scheduled for early 2022.
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February 8, 2021
Noodle, which helps dozens of top US universities build and grow their online and hybrid learning programs, has earned B Corp™ Certification, announced CEO John Katzman.
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January 29, 2021
NEW YORK, NY – January 29, 2021. Built In announced that Noodle, which helps a network of elite universities use technology more effectively, was honored in its 2021 “Best Places to Work” Awards. Specifically, Noodle was recognized in Built In’s “NYC 100 Best Places to Work,” “NYC 100 Best Midsize Companies,” and “NYC 50 Companies with Best Perks & Benefits.”
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January 11, 2021
NEW YORK, NY (January 11, 2021)-Owen Burritt has been appointed Vice President of University Partnerships, announced John Katzman, CEO of Noodle, which helps a network of elite universities use technology more effectively. Noodle has launched more online programs since 2019 than all its competitors combined.
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November 19, 2020
Noodle, which helps dozens of top US universities build and grow their online and hybrid programs, today acquired key assets of HotChalk, a leading online program manager (OPM), effective today,November 20, 2020.
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June 9, 2020
Noodle Partners works with two dozen leading public (such as University of Tennessee, University of Virginia, and University of Michigan) and private universities (such as Howard University, Tufts University, and Tulane University), to help build excellent online programs and make their on-campus programs more flexible, efficient, and resilient.
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November 1, 2022
Tulane University’s School of Science & Engineering announced an online Master of Science in Computer Science, expanding its relationship with Noodle.
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August 16, 2022
EdifyOnline, an education technology company, is proud to announce a multi-year agreement with Noodle, the nation’s fastest-growing online education network of universities, employers and learners, to provide on-demand, qualified Academic Talent from around the globe for a range of value add services to Noodle’s rapidly growing list of partners in the online education space.
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June 27, 2022
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) launched its Online Masters in Computer Science (MSCS) degree program, which is currently accepting applications for a fall 2022 start. The program was built in partnership with Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network.
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May 24, 2022
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK) Haslam College of Business announced today the expansion of its relationship with Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network, to launch an Online MBA (OMBA). The program is currently accepting applications for a Spring 2023 start.
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May 17, 2022
Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) announced today the expansion of its relationship with Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network, to launch an online Doctor of Public Health in Leadership, Advocacy and Equity (DrPH).
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April 5, 2022
Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network, today announced a partnership with EdAssist by Bright Horizons, the leading provider of workforce education benefits.
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March 9, 2022
In an effort to dramatically boost the number of principals of color leading K-12 schools across the country, national nonprofit New Leaders is forming a first-of-its-kind partnership with distinguished historically Black institutions Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University to launch the Aspiring Principals Fellowship.
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January 27, 2022
Butler University, named the Midwest Region’s #1 Most Innovative School by U.S. News & World Report, announced today plans to develop a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) online pathway with its partner Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network. The program is currently accepting applications for a fall 2022 start.
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January 20, 2022
San Diego State University is launching a suite of online cyber security certificates in partnership with Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network. The SDSU Cyber Tech Academy, in affiliation with the Homeland Security Program, is currently enrolling students.
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September 18, 2023
In this episode, our guest is Noodle CEO and founder John Katzman. We focus on the upcoming September 27-29, 2023 P3-EDU event in Denver, Colorado, delving into the intersection of technology and education, and discussing the role of data in shaping academic outcomes. We talk about the potential misuse of data in education and the need for data in ushering good careers rather than just credentials. We also explore the future of tech in education and the importance of public-private partnerships.
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April 19, 2022
John Katzman, Lee Bradshaw and Stephen Green speak at ASU+GSV 2022 in San Diego, CA
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March 23, 2021
NEW YORK, March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Noodle, a leading online higher education network, is collaborating with long-time partners American University, Tulane University, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Tennessee / Knoxville, and Strategic Education, Inc., at a live partner session and virtual roundtable panel at the American Council of Education’s 2021 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March […]
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October 16, 2020
It’s not easy to go online, and it’s especially challenging in a crisis situation. Online higher education experts from Noodle Partners and the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine co-hosted an interactive webinar week to help prepare university faculty and leadership for a swift online move.
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October 15, 2020
Lowering the cost of higher ed through the strategic use of technology was the central theme of the discussion– a goal that Katzman believes can be achieved by thinking carefully about how to lower the administrative costs associated with online programs.
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March 9, 2020
Online higher education experts from Noodle Partners and the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are co-hosting an interactive webinar this Wednesday, 3/11 at 1pm ET to help prepare university faculty and leadership for a swift online move.‍

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