We are excited to welcome Austin Makohon to the Rubin team!
Austin will work on software updates and maintenance to our Emerge curriculum.
Emerge provides a library of videos, activities and quizzes for business communication skills (ex: email etiquette).
A native of the Peninsula, Makohon received his bachelor’s degree from Christopher Newport University.
Makohon had previously worked in IT at the Peninsula Agency on Aging in Newport News.
“As a provider of a web-based learning curriculum, we often receive excellent feedback from customers on ways to make the program more engaging,” said Danny Rubin, the founder of Rubin. “Austin will play a big role in delivering a stronger product semester over semester to our school partners nationwide.”
Rubin Emerge integrates into common learning management systems like Google Classroom, Canvas, Schoology, Moodle, Blackboard, D2L and Sakai. Whenever possible, we provide “single sign-on” access so students can work on Emerge lessons without the need for an additional username or password.
Rubin is a leader in online curriculum for business communication. The company provides a robust digital learning platform called “Emerge” to middle schools, high schools, colleges/universities and adult education programs. Emerge teaches in-demand skills like email etiquette, phone etiquette and how to hold meaningful conversations for college and career. Rubin is based in Virginia Beach, VA and, through Emerge, reaches tens of thousands of students in Virginia and 30+ other states. Rubin is founded by Danny Rubin, a former TV news journalist and national news consultant. Our motto: “Write well, open doors!”