New England College Selects Bisk Education for New Online Degree Program Offerings
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — New England College (NEC), ranked among the top regional universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report, has selected Bisk Education’s University Alliance division to assist in developing and delivering online undergraduate degree programs in multiple disciplines.
The selection of Bisk was based, in part, on its successful history in online education, earning the regard and trust of some of the most well-known universities in the country while helping them to expand their reach and advance their mission through degree and professional certificate programs online. The end result is the creation of highly scalable online learning solutions with a deep understanding of what is required for student success.
“New England College is excited to work with Bisk Education to grow our enrollment while continuing to uphold our academic standards,” said Diane Raymond, Dean of Admission for New England College. “Bisk’s video-based e-learning platform will enable our faculty to deliver engaging course content and interact with students who want a quality NEC education, but the convenience of online learning.”
Universities that take advantage of Bisk’s full suite of services experience the company’s 6 Principles of Excellence That Drive Student Success, which is composed of: Strategic Planning, Program Development & Instructional Design, Systems & Integrations, Brand & Image Management, Enrollment Management, and Relationship Management. These key areas ensure the development and execution of online programs that maintain universities’ academic standards and traditions while helping them increase their enrollment.
“Bisk Education is pleased to be working with New England College to help expand its reach through degree programs that can be accessed anytime, anywhere online,” said Nathan M. Bisk, Founder and Chairman of Bisk Education. “This partnership is consistent with Bisk’s mission to be the end-to-end solutions provider of lifelong learning that enables adult learners to reach their personal and professional goals.”
To learn more about Bisk’s comprehensive services for creating scalable online learning programs, please visit http://www.Bisk.com.
About New England College
Founded in 1946 as an educational institution for servicemembers returning from war, New England College (NEC) is rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation and educates undergraduate and graduate students from more than 30 states and 20 countries. Ranked among the top regional universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report, NEC is located in Henniker, New Hampshire, an idyllic New England setting characterized by its white clapboard buildings and a covered bridge that connects the two sides of campus. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
About Bisk Education, Inc.
Founded in 1971 by Nathan Bisk, Bisk Education is the world’s leading provider of professional education online. The University Alliance (UA), a division of Bisk, facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation’s leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA’s technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University, Dominican University, New England College, and Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business. U.S. News University Directory, part of the Bisk network, provides comprehensive and unbiased information on more than 2,000 academic institutions directly from U.S. News & World Report, the most trusted source for college and university rankings since 1983.
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