Peirce College's Jonathan Lenrow Receives Excellence in Online Administration Award

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Peirce College's Jonathan Lenrow Receives Excellence in Online Administration Award

National Honor Shines the Spotlight on Peirce's Online Programs

For Immmediate Release

PHILADELPHIA - April 9, 2007: Peirce College's innovative online program takes center stage this week with the announcement that Jonathan Lenrow, Associate Dean, Academic Operations, received eCollege's 2007 Excellence in Online Administration Award (eOA). Peirce College is a private, four-year, non-profit institution providing practical, leading-edge curricula primarily to working adult learners seeking college degrees.

The eOA Award is a significant annual recognition offered by eCollege, a leading provider of information services to the post-secondary and K-12 education industries. eCollege provides the technology and support services to power the growth and success of Peirce's online programs. The award honors outstanding educational administrators demonstrating a significant commitment to quality in online education.

Mr. Lenrow, who oversees a range of academic operations for Peirce - from administration of online academic programs to faculty recruitment and professional development - was honored at the Conference for Internet Technology in Education (CiTE) 2007 eCollege Users Conference in Denver last week.

"Jon has worked tirelessly to ensure that our online degree offerings are excellent," said James J. Mergiotti, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Peirce College. "His dedication to providing high quality programming and service to our students makes him most deserving of this award."

About Peirce College

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

About eCollege

eCollege [Nasdaq: ECLG] is a leading provider of value-added information services to the post-secondary and K-12 education industries. The Company's eLearning Division designs, builds and supports some of the most successful, fully online degree, certificate/diploma and professional development programs in the country. The Company's Enrollment Division, Datamark, Inc., helps institutions build new enrollments and increase student retention. Customers include publicly traded for-profit institutions, community colleges, public and private universities, school districts and state departments of education. eCollege was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Chicago, with the eLearning Division headquartered in Denver. Datamark was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City. For more information, visit and

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