SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 23, 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 Howell MI-based Cleary University (“Cleary”) to provide a customized platform that will help support the University’s growth plans while enhancing the student journey for prospective and existing students.

Greenwood Hall will provide a comprehensive enrollment management solution designed to provide the highest levels of support to Cleary and its prospective students. The agreement also provides the University access to Greenwood Hall’s technology-enabled student success solutions including on-going learner engagement, coaching and reengagement services.

Greenwood Hall has been a leader in providing student engagement and support during one of one of the greatest periods of change in Higher Education,” said Jayson Boyers, President of Cleary University.  “As Cleary searched for a partner who shared our values of serving the student and positioning them for success, the choice was clear. We look forward to making a difference in student lives across the country with a company that shares our values of building talent, building communities, and transforming lives.”

“We are thrilled to be able to help Jayson and his great team at Cleary as they seek to expand student access as well as the reach of the University’s mission,” said Pam Notemyer-Rogers, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Greenwood Hall. “Our capabilities in enrollment management are world class and recognize that all phases of the enrollment and student support journey require high touch, personalized attention by trained, motivated and empathetic counselors like those at Greenwood Hall.  We found a great cultural fit with Cleary and both subscribe to our belief in 'serving one student at a time.'"

About Cleary University

Founded in 1883, Cleary University is built for tomorrow’s business needs.  Our programs reflect the image of today’s most forward-thinking companies. Cleary University knows the importance of personal attention so you don’t get lost in the crowd. With a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1, this creates a collaborative environment that allows students to interact with the professional Cleary faculty—learning from top business leaders. Our programs align with areas experiencing high demand for qualified employees.  Real world business taught by people who have experience in the classroom and the Board Room.  With us, “Business Strong” is more than a slogan, it’s our way of life!

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