The University of Arizona Partners With Greenwood Hall as It Eyes Strong Online Expansion

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greenwood Hall, Inc. (OTCQB:ELRN), an education technology company that helps colleges and universities increase revenue and improve student engagement and outcomes, today announced it has been retained by the University of Arizona, in its push to continue to expand its highly-regarded academic offerings online.

Greenwood Hall will provide the University, which formally launched its 24 online academic programs last year, with strategic services to help create an even, more streamlined and student-centric journey for prospective learners who are considering enrolling in any of the University of Arizona’s online programs. Greenwood Hall’s objective is to further support the 42,000 student land-grant and research university in reaching its goal of serving 7,000 students online by 2020.

“Ask 10 people how to expand online programs and you will likely hear 10 different answers,” said Dr. John Hall, Greenwood Hall’s Chief Executive Officer. “The University of Arizona understands that by providing the highest quality academic offerings coupled with a student-focused model of support through the entire lifecycle is critical to successful student outcomes. We are proud to support the University of Arizona as it expands access to its highly-regarded academic programs via online delivery.”

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 touch the entire student lifecycle - combining strategy, people, proven processes and robust technology to help schools effectively and efficiently improve student experience and 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 75 degree programs.

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