A lot of prior work went into promoting Mathematica here at ECC.
Here's a page that almost no one will remember:
Here's a course that only a few students will remember:
We've also spent a fortune on maintaining a license that virtually no one used.
Sage is free, and now I have spent a load of time on this too. It may not be for you, but a student leaving our program should know the software used professionally. Minimally, a mathematics student leaving ECC should at least know basic LaTeX, Sage, and Python. I think some of you would be shocked to see what other schools expect, let alone industry!