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Nevada State College Selects Greenwood Hall to Provide Student-Centric Financial Aid Advising Solution

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 06, 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 entered into an agreement with Nevada State College to provide financial aid advising services. The agreement provides a multi-modal solution to help the school’s students navigate the complexities of applying for and receiving financial aid through phone, web chat and email support.

“Nevada State College is constantly looking for ways to improve the student experience,” said Kevin Butler, Vice President for Finance and Business Operations at Nevada State College. “Because of all of the nuances regarding student financial aid, it has become a growing challenge to address all of the students’ questions in a timely manner. We are thrilled to be able to partner with the team at Greenwood Hall to help us meet this demand and exceed expectations. They have an excellent reputation for providing seamless solutions for student support services.”

Greenwood Hall Vice President of Business Development Chris Burton added, “Forward thinking administrators at Nevada State College understand the importance of providing excellence in all aspects of the student experience, including helping students realize a degree is available to everyone regardless of financial need. With this level of commitment to student success, Nevada State College will continue adding to an already inspirational success story.”

About Nevada State College

Nevada State College, a four-year public institution, is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education. The school places a special emphasis on the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada, the college was established in 2002 as a new tier in the state system between the research universities and the two-year colleges. Since its inception, Nevada State College has grown to offer more than 45 majors and minors, has received independent accreditation and has expanded its physical campus. The college serves approximately 3,500 students and has over 3,000 alumni, each representing a broad array of cultural and economic backgrounds.

For more information, visit www.nsc.edu, follow us on Twitter @NevadaState and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NevadaStateCollege

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.

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

Forward-Looking Statements

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Media and Investor Relations: David Ruderman Greenwood Hall 310-907-8585 druderman@greenwoodhall.com

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