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Tri-County Technical College Partners with Greenwood Hall to Enhance Student Success and Experience

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 26, 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 the Company has entered into an agreement with Anderson, SC-based Tri-County Technical College (“TCTC”) to offer enhanced student support services to assist students with gaining better access to college services.

Greenwood Hall will provide a comprehensive student services solution designed to provide students with improved access to fundamental information about Tri-County and the array of support and student success services available to students. Services will be provided via phone, web chat, and email, specifically tailored to offer students additional lines of communication as well as to make student services staff on campus even more accessible so they can have more in-depth and productive interactions with students face-to-face.

The Company will assist the Tri-County in enhancing student success and experience through support in the areas of financial aid, admissions, registration and other enrollment, student service and campus-related inquiries.

“We’ve been extremely pleased with the level and quality of service we have received from Greenwood Hall,” said Cara Hamilton, Vice President for Business Affairs at Tri-County Technical College. “Our students are better served during this peak enrollment season because we have been able to count on Greenwood Hall to handle our call load in a timely and efficient manner and to provide accurate information and guidance for next steps.”

“A great student experience is essential to student success and student retention,” said Pam Notemyer-Rogers, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Greenwood Hall. “We have had a long standing and trusted partnership with many schools in the South Carolina Technical and Community College System. We are thrilled to be able to match our skills with those of the TCTC bring our experience and resources to bear to jointly expand and impact the student experience.”

About Tri-County Technical College

Tri-County Technical College, a public two-year community and technical college serving Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties in South Carolina, enrolls nearly 9,000 students annually and offers more than 70 major fields of study, including business, public service, industrial and engineering technologies, health care, and university transfer programs.

Tri-County boasts the highest student success rate among two-year colleges in South Carolina and ranks in the top five percent nationally among community colleges whose students successfully transfer to four-year colleges and universities. A great investment of student and taxpayer dollars, Tri-County offers a three-to-one return on every dollar spent on education and training, and graduates of its technical programs are in great demand by advanced manufacturing companies. With four campuses located in the beautiful Upstate of South Carolina, Tri-County is known as an accessible, affordable, top-quality educational option for the region.

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 60 education clients and over 75 degree programs.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release, including, but not limited to, predictions and projections that may be considered forward-looking statements under securities law, involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including, but not limited to, lack of consumer acceptance and demand for Greenwood Hall ("the Company," "our," "we") products and solution offerings developed with strategic partners, insufficient working capital to expand the Company's technology and engage in product marketing, intense competition from larger and more well-established companies, and other economic, competitive and technological factors involving the Company's operations, markets, services, products and prices, and other factors, as described in "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), as well as in our other filings with the SEC. In addition, actual results may differ as a result of additional risks and uncertainties of which we are currently unaware or which we do not currently view as material to our business. For these reasons, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements we make speak only as of the date on which they are made. Greenwood Hall expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements after the date hereof to conform such statements to actual results or to changes in our opinions or expectations, except as required by applicable law. If we do update or correct any forward-looking statements, investors should not conclude that we will make additional updates or corrections.

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

Source:Greenwood Hall