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JPL Places #16 on Best Places to Work List

12/2/2016

JPL is honored to rank #16 on the 2016 Best Places to Work in PA list.  A recipient for 15 consecutive years, JPL is one of only two companies in the state to be named to the list that many years in a row. In addition to the honor of making the list, JPL uses […]

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JPL Merges Learning Solutions Business Into d’Vinci Subsidiary

11/16/2016

JPL Integrated Communications, Inc. announced today that it will merge JPL’s learning solutions business into its d’Vinci Interactive subsidiary, creating a stronger market presence with expanded capabilities. d’Vinci develops custom learning experiences, educational websites and web and mobile applications for a different client base than JPL. The combined organization will primarily service corporations, government agencies, […]

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JPL Earns Best Places to Work in PA Honor for 15th Year in a Row

9/15/2016

JPL team members have a lot to celebrate as the company was recently named to the Best Places to Work in PA list for the 15th consecutive year. JPL is one of only two companies in the state to be chosen that many years in a row. “Even though this is our 15th year, we […]

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PA Chiefs of Police Builds Learning Partnerships that Drive Results

6/24/2016

By forming valuable partnerships, the PA Chiefs of Police Association recently passed the milestone of delivering over 300,000 hours of training to law enforcement officials through its virtual training network, created by learning and technology partner JPL. Through its partnerships with organizations including the PA Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), the PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) […]

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JPL Selected for TrainingIndustry.com Content Development Watch List

5/26/2016

  JPL has been named to the TrainingIndustry.com Content Development Companies Watch List for the fifth consecutive year. The exclusive list is part of Training Industry’s mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies. JPL joins 19 other worldwide learning solutions providers that were chosen for industry […]

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JPL Lands Three Horizon Interactive Awards for eLearning and Business Apps

4/22/2016

JPL recently captured three Horizon Interactive Awards for eLearning, video-based training and mobile business apps. JPL received “Best in Show” in the Horizon Interactive Awards Business App category for a mobile business app created for leading commercial construction company, Carlisle Construction Materials. The Carlisle Construction Materials Proposal Writer provides a mobile solution to estimators to […]

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JPL Partners with Training Industry to Provide Insights from TICE ‘16

4/6/2016

JPL will once again be partnering with Training Industry to share insights from learning and development leaders at the Training Industry Conference & Expo (TICE2016) in Raleigh, NC, May 10-12. The JPL team will interview industry leaders at the conference and share the video highlights on the company’s blog. Thought leaders from top corporations including […]

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JPL Develops Onboarding Solution for Volunteer Business Mentors

1/7/2016

SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration with 11,000 volunteers and business experts providing small business mentoring and training nationwide. To support their mentor network, SCORE worked with JPL to develop a library of eLearning onboarding courses. The library includes five courses with multiple modules in each. When mentors complete […]

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Proposal Writer App Nets Creativity Award for Top Business App

12/8/2015

A mobile business app created by JPL for a leading commercial construction company was recently honored with a bronze Creativity Award for top business app. The Carlisle Construction Materials Proposal Writer provides a mobile solution to estimators to expedite and improve the process of estimating roof repairs. Instead of taking several hours to estimate a […]

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JPL Ranks #24 on the Best Places to Work in PA List

12/4/2015

JPL is honored to rank #24 on the list of medium-sized businesses on the 2015 Best Places to Work in PA list.  A recipient for 14 consecutive years, JPL was recognized last night at the Lancaster County Convention Center. “It’s a wonderful honor for our team members to win this award and to celebrate with other […]

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JPL Earns Best Place to Work in PA Honor for 14th Year in a Row

10/7/2015

JPL team members are celebrating the 14th consecutive Best Places to Work in PA win, making JPL one of only two companies in the state to be chosen that many years in a row. “We are honored to be on the list once again and to be able to use the Best Places employee survey […]

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JPL’s ecoLearn LMS Implemented by d’Vinci Clients

9/17/2015

JPL subsidiary d’Vinci Interactive recently implemented JPL’s ecoLearn™ learning management system (LMS) for Mount St. Mary’s Seminary and APL Maritime. d’Vinci technology consultants worked closely with both clients to customize the LMS to meet the organizations’ specific goals while also setting it up to grow and expand as needs change. APL Maritime operates a fleet […]

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JPL and PA Chiefs of Police Featured in Police Beat for Training Solutions

7/17/2015

JPL and the Pa Chiefs of Police (PCPA) were recently featured in American Police Beat Magazine, a leading law enforcement publication, for their ongoing commitment to deliver online learning to police officers throughout Pennsylvania. In “Cop Training 2.0,” law enforcement officers learn how the Pennsylvania Virtual Training Network (PAVTN.net) provides officers with access to the […]

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TrainingIndustry.com Adds JPL to Elite List of Learning Content Developers for Fourth Consecutive Year

6/8/2015

For the fourth year in a row, Training Industry has named JPL to an exclusive group of global training leaders on the TrainingIndustry.com Content Development Companies Watch List. Twenty companies with global reach were selected for the Content Development Watch List based on industry visibility, innovation and impact; capability to develop and deliver multiple types […]

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JPL Wins Award for Online Training

6/5/2015

The Summit Creative Award competition recognizes JPL and the Pennsylvania Construction Codes Academy (PCCA) for outstanding interactive training. The course, Relocated Manufactured Habitability Assessment, provides training to manufactured housing inspectors in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In order to expand their offerings into online training, PCCA worked with the Learning Solutions team at JPL to create […]

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JPL Shares Training Insights from Industry Leaders at TICE ‘15

6/3/2015

The JPL Learning Solutions team met with several industry leaders at the recent Training Industry conference (TICE ’15) and captured their insights for its video blog. Over the next few weeks, JPL will post interviews with training experts from major corporations who spoke at the conference. JPL President Luke Kempski interviewed training leaders from Aflac, […]

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JPL Partners with TrainingIndustry.com to Capture Insights from TICE ‘15

5/12/2015

The JPL Learning Solutions recently partnered with TrainingIndustry.com at the TICE ‘15 conference in Raleigh, NC to share the latest insights and trends from industry leaders via video. JPL captured interviews and footage from the sessions during the three-day conference to create recap videos for attendees and other followers of TrainingIndustry.com. The videos were via email by TrainingIndustry.com […]

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JPL & Byrnes Health Education Center iPad App Captures Gold Award

4/10/2015

JPL and the Byrnes Health Education Center earned a Gold Horizon Interactive award in the Education/Mobile Apps category for its iPad app called Healthy4Me. Healthy4Me helps students ages K-3 make good decisions, build self-esteem, respect others and prevent bullying. Kids go under the sea to help some engaging underwater creatures stay healthy by making good […]

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JPL Works with PA Chiefs of Police to Upgrade PAVTN.net

2/24/2015

JPL has once again partnered with the Pa Chiefs of Police (PCPA) to deliver online learning to law enforcement officers throughout Pennsylvania. The latest upgrade includes a new Learning Management System (LMS) developed using JPL’s ecoLearn® LMS framework. Through ecoLearn, officers can efficiently access Mandatory In-Service Training (MIST) from the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training […]

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Web Health Awards Honors JPL and Byrnes Health Education Center for iPad App

2/5/2015

JPL and the Byrnes Health Education Center were honored by the Web Health Awards Mobile for its iPad app called Healthy4Me. Aimed at kids K-3, Healthy4Me helps students make good decisions, build self-esteem, respect others and prevent bullying. After taking the pretest, kids go under the sea to help some engaging underwater creatures stay healthy […]

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JPL Launches Video Blog to Share Learning Solutions Insights and Trends

1/26/2015

JPL recently launched a new video blog to share interviews with leaders in the learning and development industry. The interviews will primarily focus on how organizations develop and distribute learning experiences to improve performance and accomplish goals. In the coming months, the blog will look at how new approaches and technologies are having a positive […]

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JPL and Penn State Hershey Medical Center Capture Top International eLearning Award for Patient Education Tool

12/15/2014

The International E-Learning Association has selected JPL and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center as the winner in the Blended Learning Category of the 2014 International E-Learning Awards–Academic Division, for its breast cancer patient education tool. The International E-Learning Awards are given each year for the best work in e-learning, mobile learning, and blended learning, […]

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JPL Ranks #7 on the Best Places to Work in PA List

12/5/2014

JPL is honored to rank #7 on the list of medium-sized businesses on the 2014 Best Places to Work in PA list.  A recipient for 13 consecutive years, JPL was recognized with its highest ranking ever last night at the Lancaster County Convention Center. “We are constantly evolving and improving our agency to attract and retain the most […]

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JPL Voted as Best Academic Solution at eLearning Guild’s devLearn Demofest

11/4/2014

Winning Work to be shown at Free Webinar on November 19 Hundreds of eLearning professionals voted JPL as the Best Academic Solution at the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, NV last week. JPL was chosen as one of 80 learning solutions providers from around the world to show its work at […]

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JPL and Byrnes Health Education Center Launch new iPad App

10/6/2014

In order to guide children to be more respectful of each other, JPL and the Byrnes Health Education Center just launched a new iPad app version of the popular “Healthy4Me” program aimed at kids in grades K-3. Healthy4Me is designed to help students make good decisions, build self-esteem, respect others and prevent bullying. After taking the […]

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JPL Earns Best Place to Work in PA Honor for 13th Year in a Row

9/15/2014

Continuing its tradition of being recognized as an outstanding workplace, JPL team members today celebrated its 13th consecutive Best Places to Work in PA win. JPL is one of only four companies in the state to be honored that many years in a row. “While we’ve earned a place on the list for 13 straight years, […]

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JPL and Municipal Police Officers Commission Capture Award for Training Course

7/29/2014

JPL and the Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission (MPOETC) were recently honored for video-based training to help officers respond to people with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder. The video, part of a mandatory eLearning course, “Invisible Wounds,” captured a Bronze Telly Award for Internet/Online Training Programs. To teach officers how to […]

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JPL and PennDOT Honored for Safety Training Videos

7/1/2014

JPL and The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation were recently honored with two bronze Telly Awards for their work on the pedestrian safety video “Walk this Way.” The video is part of a series aimed to educate children, motorists and parents about pedestrian safety. Each video in the series targets a different audience: parents of elementary […]

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Human Trafficking eLearning Course Garners Top Award

6/5/2014

An online training course to educate Pennsylvania police officers about the issue of human trafficking has captured a Gold Award for New Media and Web Design/eLearning in the 44th Annual Creativity Media & Interactive competition. Created by JPL for the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association,  “Investigating Human Trafficking” is designed to help increase awareness and […]

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TrainingIndustry.com Names JPL to Elite List of Learning Content Developers

5/29/2014

For the third consecutive year, JPL has been named to an exclusive group of global training leaders on the TrainingIndustry.com Content Development Companies Watch List. Sixteen companies with global reach were selected for the Content Development Watch List based on industry visibility, innovation and impact; capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content; company […]

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JPL Hires Seasoned Learning Solutions Manager

5/20/2014

JPL has hired Jenny Fedullo as its new Learning Solutions Manager. Fedullo will help continue JPL’s growth as a learning solutions strategy, content development and technology leader. Fedullo and the learning solutions team provide consulting, instructional design and custom eLearning development for businesses and organizations. Prior to coming to JPL, Fedullo held a number of […]

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Penn State Hershey Medical Center Debuts Breast Cancer Patient Education Tool Created by JPL at National Conference

5/1/2014

A new mobile software tool to help surgeons improve patient care by standardizing breast cancer consultation will debut at the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) Conference in Las Vegas today. The program is called Nurse BEDI, which stands for breast education decision aid instrument. The tool was created by Dr. Rena Kass, chair of […]

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PA Police Combat Human Trafficking with Online Training by JPL

4/23/2014

Human trafficking is growing in Pennsylvania. To help combat this crime, Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association is training officers with a new online course created in collaboration with JPL.  “Investigating Human Trafficking” includes four training modules: Defining Human Trafficking; Types of Human Trafficking and Indicators; Assessing the Crime Scene; and Communicating with the Victim and […]

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JPL Content Designer Receives Articulate Storyline Certification

4/15/2014

To provide more engaging and effective eLearning experiences, JPL Content Designer Hollie White has completed her Advanced Articulate Storyline for eLearning certification through Training Magazine. Storyline enables content designers to create impactful eLearning without needing advanced programming skills. White has developed many successful courses in Storyline for clients such as the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police […]

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JPL Experiments with Wearable Technology

3/10/2014

JPL’s interactive and learning solutions teams are venturing into new territory by investigating innovative business solutions using Google Glass. As part of the exclusive Google Glass Explorer Program, JPL will help shape the future of Google Glass by providing feedback to its creators. Google Glass is a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display (OHMD) […]

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JPL Instructional Designer Receives AGILE Certification from eLearning Guild

1/30/2014

JPL Instructional Designer/Project Manager Angeline Usewicz has earned AGILE certification from the eLearning Guild Academy. The eight-week instructional design course applied best practices in software development to design and develop learning solutions. “We constantly strive to raise the bar and create an experience for the learner that truly engages them,” said Usewicz.    “AGILE learning design […]

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JPL Brings Experienced Project Manager/ Instructional Designer to Team

1/6/2014

John Stone has joined JPL’s learning solutions team as its newest project manager/instructional designer. In this position, Stone will work with client stakeholders and subject matter experts to define and develop innovative learning solutions. Before joining the JPL team, Stone was a project manager at MountainTop Technologies, where he supervised a team of graphic designers, […]

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New eLearning Solution Educates Employees about Risks of Poor Sleep

12/9/2013

A new eLearning solution created by JPL is helping organizations educate employees about the risks of insufficient sleep. The solution, developed for Highmark Business Risk Solutions, includes a custom eLearning course and learning management system. Highmark is offering the solution to its clients to help them solve health-related issues that impact safety and productivity. Learn […]

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JPL Ranks #16 on the Best Places to Work in PA List

12/6/2013

JPL is honored to rank #16 on the 2013 Best Places to Work in PA list of medium-sized companies. A twelve-time consecutive winner, JPL was recognized with other winning companies last night at the Lancaster County Convention Center. “The recognition is really a reflection of our team and the culture,” said Human Resources Director Melissa […]

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JPL Earns Best Place to Work in PA Honor for 12th Year in a Row

9/27/2013

JPL team members celebrated 12 consecutive years on the Best Places to Work in PA list today with a company breakfast gathering. JPL is one of only two companies in the state to be honored 12 years in a row. “We’ve navigated significant changes in the last year and we really appreciate earning this honor. […]

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JPL Named to 2013 Content Development Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com

8/25/2013

JPL is pleased to join an elite group of twelve global training leaders named to the TrainingIndustry.com 2013 Content Development Companies Watch List. JPL was also selected for the prestigious list in 2012.

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JPL Adds Technical Project Manager and Quality Assurance Specialist

Ronald Diemicke joins JPL as a technical project manager and Katie Langan joins the team as a quality assurance specialist.

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JPL Partners with PennDOT to Create Safety Videos

7/31/2013

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation just launched four new videos, created by JPL, to educate children, motorists and parents about pedestrian safety.

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JPL earns spot on Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies list

7/23/2013

JPL is proud to join some of the region’s leading organizations on Central Penn Business Journal’s Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies list.

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JPL Adds to Digital Marketing, Learning Solutions and Finance Areas

7/14/2013

Three new team members add to the strength of JPL’s digital marketing, learning solutions and finance areas.

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JPL unit sees surge in training proposals

6/4/2013

In this Central Penn Business article, journalist Jason Scott takes a look at the successful training program JPL created for the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police and examines the value of online learning.

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JPL to Work on NIH Human Genome Website for Smithsonian Exhibit

5/6/2013

JPL will provide technical consulting, web development support, 3-D animation, Google Analytics and SEO for a new educational website for a genome exhibit at The Smithsonian.

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JPL Recognized for Educational Program for Kentucky Historical Society

3/31/2013

JPL recently captured a Telly Award for educational program created for the Kentucky Historical Society. “Torn Within and Threatened Without: Kentuckians and the Civil War Era” introduces students to eight Kentuckians ranging from the famous to the everyday citizen. Through personal recollections, primary sources, authentic artifacts and touch-screen activities, students learn critical thinking strategies and […]

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State Police Commissioner Honors JPL’s Jenny Kerwin for Training Academy

3/7/2013

JPL Instructional Designer and Project Manager Jenny Kerwin received a letter of commendation from the state police commissioner for her work on PAVTN.net, a virtual training academy for law enforcement officers.

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JPL Acquires d’Vinci Interactive

1/9/2013

JPL today acquired web and e-Learning development company d’Vinci Interactive. d’Vinci will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of JPL in its Hagerstown, MD location.

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Training program developed by JPL for DuPont shown in Mental Health Weekly

10/30/2012

A training program developed by JPL for DuPont is featured in this week’s Mental Health Weekly. The “ICU Mental Health” program aims to improve employee understanding of mental health issues and the overall emotional health of the organization.

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JPL President Recognized for Alumni Achievement

10/14/2012

Penn State Harrisburg recognized JPL President Luke Kempski for Alumni Achievement at a recent awards event. Kempski graduated from the school with a M.Ed. in Training and Development in 1996 and today serves on an advisory board for the program. According to Kempski, “it was the right program, in the right place at the right […]

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JPL’s work on DuPont program Earns Prestigious Award

9/11/2012

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will honor DuPont for its commitment to advancing mental health for a program it created with JPL.

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Reading, writing & Internet – Patriot News article

8/7/2012

Midstate agencies are incorporating online classes into training programs By M. Diane McCormick for the Patriot News Penbrook Police Chief David Hiester enjoys the convenience of online training, but his officers “still have to take the training seriously.” “It’s important that any agency that uses or participates in online training makes it clear that the […]

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JPL Named to Content Development Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com

7/1/2012

TrainingIndustry.com has named JPL to the 2012 Content Development Companies Watch List. This list recognizes twelve companies from all over the globe that provide training content development services. Selection to the Watch List is based on industry visibility, innovation and impact; capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content; company size and growth potential; […]

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JPL Helps Educate PA Law Enforcement through New Virtual Training Network

1/17/2012

In order to improve the accessibility and availability of training, the PA Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA) recently launched a virtual training network and online training courses created in partnership with JPL. The effort is designed to provide law enforcement professionals access to quality training. The Pennsylvania Virtual Training Network (PAVTN.net) will provide officers with […]

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