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Concordia University Portland Selects Greenwood Hall for Online Program Management to Drive Enrollment Growth

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greenwood Hall, Inc. (OTCQB:ELRN), an education technology company that helps colleges and universities improve student engagement and outcomes, today announced it has entered into a long-term agreement with Concordia University Portland to provide an online program management solution to drive enrollments for six of the University’s undergraduate and graduate online degree programs.

As part of the agreement, Greenwood Hall will provide all marketing management, lead generation, and enrollment management functions for the following online programs:

  • BS Healthcare Administration
  • BS Homeland Security
  • MBA General Management
  • MBA Healthcare Administration
  • MBA Project Management
  • MBA Global Business

Greenwood Hall’s proprietary solution enables Concordia to leverage leading technology, marketing, recruitment, and coaching resources as well as expertise to cost effectively recruit and support online students.

“We are pleased to be working with Greenwood Hall,” said Dr. Mark Wahlers, Provost, Concordia University. “We selected Greenwood Hall because of their track-record supporting similar mission-driven colleges and universities across the country for expansion in a highly competitive online learning environment.”

“Concordia University is Oregon’s fastest growing university because of its high quality and affordable educational offerings,” said Dr. John Hall, CEO of Greenwood Hall. “It’s an honor to collaborate with the University to further expand its unique mission of ‘preparing students for leadership in life.’ We are most excited to support Concordia in its efforts to reach a greater number of qualified students who can benefit from the University’s academic programming. This agreement allows us to further extend our market penetration and revenue growth by partnering with leading institutions such as Concordia.”

About Concordia University
Concordia University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university located in Northeast Portland, Oregon with a mission of preparing leaders for the transformation of society. Founded in 1905, Concordia University serves students through its College of Education, College of Health & Human Services, College of Theology, Arts, & Sciences, School of Management and School of Law in Boise, Idaho. For more information, visit http://www.cu-portland.edu.

About Greenwood Hall
Greenwood Hall is an education technology company that helps colleges and universities manage the student journey. Every Greenwood Hall solution is designed to increase revenue and improve student engagement as well as learning outcomes. Since 2006, Greenwood Hall has developed customized turnkey solutions that combine strategy, people, proven processes and robust technology to help schools effectively and efficiently improve student outcomes, as well as increase revenues and expand into new marketing channels, such as online learning. Greenwood Hall has served more than 50 education clients and over 70 degree programs.

For more information, visit http://www.greenwoodhall.com, follow us on Twitter @GreenwoodHall and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GreenwoodandHall.

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Media Inquiries David Ruderman Executive Vice President, Strategic Partnerships Greenwood Hall 310-907-8585 druderman@greenwoodhall.com

Source:Greenwood Hall