Peirce College "Internet Campus" Honored at IMS Global Learning Consortium 2008 Learning Impact Awards
For Immediate Release
Philadelphia, May 28, 2008 - Peirce College and Jenzabar, Inc. have won a Bronze Award and Best in Category at the IMS Global Learning Consortium 2008 Learning Impact Conference, held earlier this month in Austin, Texas. Peirce was one of only four U.S. organizations to receive an award from the prestigious organization, which recognizes the use of technology in higher education.
"This is a great honor for our entire community and Jenzabar," said Christopher Duffy, Chief Information Officer, who accepted the award on Peirce's behalf. "It is indicative of the strong partnership which exists between the two organizations."
The awards were presented for the entry, "JICS Enhances Learning at Peirce College" for a new Web portal that supports Peirce's extensive online learning programs. The new site enhances access to online resources for students, faculty and staff, while building a learning environment that is communal and supportive of working adult students who are continuing their education.
"The new site has greatly enhanced our ability to deliver high quality service," said Jim Mergiotti, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Peirce College. "It supports our ability to bring the college campus directly to the student's laptop, making it much easier to apply for, enroll, and register in Peirce's convenient, affordable programs."
Jenzabar, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise software and services developed exclusively for higher education. With more than 35 years of combined experience offering technology solutions to colleges and universities, Jenzabar is the trusted partner of choice to more than 700 campuses worldwide; including private liberal arts, state, and community colleges and business, medical, law and other graduate schools. Jenzabar is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with regional offices located across the United States. For further information, please visit www.jenzabar.net.
Peirce College offers bachelor's and associate degree programs in Business, Healthcare, Information Technology and Paralegal Studies. Peirce College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104 (phone: 267-284-5000). For more information about Peirce College, call 1.888.467.3472 or visit www.peirce.edu.
Contact: Jonathan Morein