SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of July 2022
Commission File Number: 001-39519
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Rodovia José Carlos Daux, 5500, Torre Jurerê A,
2nd floor, Saco Grande, Florianópolis, State of
Santa Catarina, 88032-005, Brazil
+55 (47) 3281-9500
(Address of principal executive office)
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/s/ Carlos Henrique Boquimpani de Freitas
Carlos Henrique Boquimpani de Freitas
Chief Financial Officer
Date: July 18, 2022
UNICESUMAR is internationally recognized in the Blackboard Catalyst Award
Florianópolis, Brazil, July 18, 2022 – Vitru Limited, or “Vitru” (Nasdaq: VTRU) proudly announces that Unicesumar is the winner of the 2022 Blackboard Catalyst Award in the Community Engagement category. The award is one of the biggest awards for innovation and excellence to education institutions in the world.
This award recognizes educational institutions at all levels, including higher education, that uses Blackboard and/or Anthology CRM solutions to help students, faculty and administrators build better strategies for their institution to promote a connection between school districts, institutions, educators, students, and families, aspiring to improve student performance and create a supportive learning environment. In order to receive this award, the project goes through an evaluation panel that understands several criteria of quality and usability of the Anthology tool, assesses the main impacts of the case on the community, and the relevance in the education business.
Unicesumar won first place in the Community Engagement category with the Science of Happiness (Ciência da Felicidade) course, a life-transforming project. The unprecedented undergraduate course in Brazil aims to make more and more people know the subject in-depth and, consequently, capable of interpreting the environment in which it is inserted and promoting human qualification actions.
The Community Engagement category recognizes institutions using integrated mass communications strategies and tools to implement educational initiatives that strengthened the institution’s brand and perception within their community and has improved student achievement and created a supportive learning environment. The award reinforces Vitru’s engagement with the community, providing not only quality education but also positively contributing with the knowledge of the students and consequently to the community.
Vitru is the leading pure distance learning education group in the postsecondary distance learning market in Brazil. Through its invested companies, Vitru provides a complete pedagogical ecosystem focused on hybrid distance learning experience for undergraduates and continuing education students.
Vitru’s mission is to democratize access to education in Brazil through a digital ecosystem and empower every student to create their own successful story.
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Maria Carolina F. Gonçalves, IRO