In the News

Media Coverage and Recent Announcements

STUKENT CERTIFIED: BENNETT STUDENTS LEARN TO RUN AN ECOMMERCE BUSINESS

3/2/2020 – Professor Tammy McNeil’s unique approach to teaching gives students’ real-world experience, increased confidence… and a certificate. She uses Stukent’s Mimic Pro digital marketing simulation, an online simulator that mirrors the responsibilities of a digital marketer, and traditional teaching methods to help her students learn to run an ecommerce business.

WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOLS ELIGIBLE FOR FREE PERSONAL FINANCE COURSEWARE

2/21/2020 – Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) is building on its partnership with Stukent by providing 139 high schools in the state of Washington the Mimic Personal Finance simulation and curriculum free for five years.

GRANT BRINGS PERSONAL FINANCE EDUCATION TO EVERY IDAHO HIGH SCHOOL

1/21/2020 – Idaho Central Credit Union is partnering with Stukent to provide a grant for each high school in the state of Idaho so that students may experience Stukent’s Mimic Personal Finance simulation and curriculum free for the next five years.

ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP TO PROVIDE IDAHO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH PERSONAL FINANCE EDUCATION

1/17/2020 – Idaho Central Credit Union is partnering up with Stukent. What does that mean for education across the Gem State? Friday morning, Idaho teachers became students.

WHY FINANCIAL LITERACY IN SCHOOLS MATTERS TODAY FOR THE WORKFORCE OF TOMORROW

12/16/19 – It’s splashed across the headlines every other day – U.S. college students continue to struggle with massive debt. There’s also the uptick in adults living paycheck to paycheck. The message about our country’s lack of financial literacy is loud and clear.

ICCU, STUKENT PARTERING ON PERSONAL FINANCE ED GRANTS

12/10/19 – Idaho Central Credit Union is partnering with Stukent to provide a grant for each high school in the state of Idaho to receive Stukent’s Mimic Personal Finance simulation and curriculum free for five years.

FORNEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS START ‘ADULTING’ IN FINANCIAL LIFE SKILLS CLASS

12/04/19 -Students are learning so many advanced classes in schools these days…. even kindergartners can code robots. But give a 16-year-old some cash and ask them to make change, you may get a stumped look on their face. One North Texas School says it’s time to change that.

PERSONAL FINANCE SIMULATOR HELPS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MANAGE MONEY

12/02/19 – “We teach them how to make money in school, but we don’t do a very good job teaching them what to do once they make money,” said Stukent CEO and founder, Stuart Draper. Draper is hoping Stukent will change that, with their Mimic Personal Finance simulation.

STUKENT GIVES $4 MILLION TO FUND FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION

11/04/19 – To further the goal of increasing financial literacy in young adults, education technology company Stukent, is offering $4 million in grant money to provide personal finance courseware entirely free to 2,000 high schools nationwide for the 2019–2020 school year. This courseware is first of its kind and connects simulated decision-making with real results.

CHAMBER ANNOUNCES DISTINGUISHED UNDER 40 HONOREES

09/09/19 – The Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce (GIFCC) has announced its 2019 Distinguished Under 40 honorees. The annual awards program honors 10 eastern Idaho young professionals who have excelled in their careers, community, and education. Co-workers, managers, and business associates nominate the young professionals.

INC. MAGAZINE UNVEILS ITS ANNUAL LIST OF AMERICA’S FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES-INC.5000

08/17/19 – Inc. magazine revealed yesterday that Stukent ranked No. 764 on its annual Inc. 5000 — the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses.

NEW PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST CONTEST ASKS STUDENTS TO DEVELOP DIGITAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN

08/08/19 – Purdue University Northwest has launched The Digital Marketing Competition, a nationwide university competition where teams consisting of between two and four students create a digital marketing campaign for a real corporate sponsor.

2019 BEST TECH STARTUPS IN IDAHO FALLS

06/19/19 – The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

STICKTOITIVENESS – STUART DRAPER

06/10/19 – Stuart Draper is the founder and CEO of Stukent – a digital courseware provider that helps educators and students across the world.

HOW I STARTED A $500K/MONTH DIGITAL EDUCATION COMPANY

06/08/19 – Hi, I’m Stuart Draper and I’m the founder and CEO of Stukent. I am the co-author of Digital Marketing Essentials, the bestselling text in higher education of its kind.

STUART DRAPER OF STUKENT

06/06/19 – When Stuart Draper attended college to learn about marketing, there was very little information that was taught about online marketing.

FOUNDER OF IDAHO FALLS-BASED ONLINE COURSEWARE PROVIDER STUKENT EXPLAINS HIS MISSION

04/30/19 – In 2007, Stuart Draper was a marketing student at Brigham Young University-Idaho, frustrated by the lack of coursework available for his interest in internet marketing.

THE FUTURE OF WORK: HOW DO WE PREPARE OUR STUDENTS?

04/19/19 – Although we cannot predict with certainty the types of jobs that will exist in the future, we know that today’s students will need a variety of skills, “21st century skills.”

21 ENTREPRENEURS EXPLAIN THE ESSENTIAL SKILLS ONE NEEDS TO BE A CEO

03/22/19 – There are skills one has to adapt to be an effective and efficient CEO and anyone can be a CEO.

GROWTH STRATEGY: HOW TO GO FROM 5 EMPLOYEES TO 20 EMPLOYEES

02/26/19 – You know that business growth is a balancing act. When your team is small, you can’t scale up without a strong foundation. That includes having the right employees.

GROWTH STRATEGY: HOW TO GO FROM 5 EMPLOYEES TO 20 EMPLOYEES

02/26/19 – You know that business growth is a balancing act. When your team is small, you can’t scale up without a strong foundation. That includes having the right employees.

10 FREE ONLINE COURSES TO OPTIMIZE YOUR MARKETING SKILLS

02/11/19 – Online courses can be an excellent way to advance your career through learning, and offer a go-at-your-own-pace cadence along with the ability to fit in as much or as little instruction as you wish, whenever and wherever you want.

SPEAKING ON BUSINESS: TOP BUSINESSES IN IDAHO

02/8/19 – The Top Businesses for 2018 showcases some of Idaho’s best and brightest companies.

STUKENT INTRODUCES NEW CONSUMER BEHAVIOR TEXTBOOK

12/07/18 -Stukent, Inc. launched its newest textbook for higher education, Consumer Behavior: A Marketer’s Look Into The Consumer Mind, on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

FROM PLUMBER TO $4 MILLION BUSINESS WITH STUART DRAPER OF STUKENT

09/13/18 – Stuart Draper once worked as a plumber for his brother-in-law. Now he’s the founder of a $4 Million business providing a digital marketing curriculum to university professors and their students.

EIGHTY RESUMES RICH: LESSONS ON HIRING FOR A GROWING STARTUP

09/10/18 – When you have a new startup, you don’t get 80 people lined up wanting to work for you — and I remember that time well.

THE EDTECH DIFFERENCE

09/04/18 – Industry professionals such as Liza Dunning of AirBnB have recorded video lectures called expert sessions that are among Stukent’s digital courseware.

STUKENT NAMED TO INC. 500 LIST

08/17/18 – One local business is being recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in America.

EDTECH COMPANY RANKED AMONG FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES IN AMERICA

08/16/18 -Stukent, Inc. was named one of the “fastest-growing private companies in America” on Wednesday, August 15 with the reveal of the yearly Inc. 5000 list.

OUTDATED TEXTBOOKS WERE A PROBLEM FOR HIM, SO HE DID SOMETHING ABOUT IT

04/17/18 – You graduate from college and get settled into your first job. A few months into it, you’re assigned a task. You think to yourself, I didn’t learn this in school. Learn how Stukent decided to change this.

STUDENTS TO ACCESS POINTLOGIC’S COMMSPOINT WITH STUKENT’S MEDIA PLANNING BOOK

03/27/17 – Syracuse University professor Beth Egan and Pointlogic have created a state of the art communication-planning textbook.

EDTECH COMPANY LAUNCHES 100% DIGITAL, INTERNET MARKETING TEXTBOOK

05/30/14 – BYU marketing professor, Jeff Larson, co-authored Internet Marketing Essentials with Stuart Draper.

EDTECH COMPANY OFFERS WORLD’S FIRST WEB MARKETING SIMULATION

01/16/14 – Stukent, Inc. exceeds its seed capital funding goal, and raises over a quarter million dollars.