Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 6, 2007
Drexel University Online, winner of the 2006 21st Century Best Practice Award for Distance Learning from the U.S. Distance Learning Association, recently announced the launch of an online educational partnership with Pennoni Associates Inc., a multi-disciplined consulting engineering firm which provides personalized services and solutions to a large portfolio of clients.
Through this educational alliance, Pennoni employees will have the opportunity to complete an online degree or certificate program through Drexel and receive special tuition rates. Members can choose from a range of bachelor's, master's, and certificate programs that Drexel offers online in areas such as engineering, business, information systems, education, health professions, and much more.
Drexel Online has been continually expanding its partner network for the past four years. Through a partnership with Drexel, participating corporations, health systems, schools, and professional associations across the United States are able to offer their employees and members such benefits as special tuition rates and career development opportunities, as well as the chance to earn a reputable degree all with the flexibility working professionals need.
"We are happy to have formed this alliance with Pennoni Associates as we feel there are several business and engineering programs at Drexel that may be of interest to their employees. Partnering with Drexel enables organizations like Pennoni the ability to offer their employees continuing education opportunities, without sacrificing quality for convenience," said Dr. Kenneth Hartman, academic director of Drexel Online.
About Drexel Online
Drexel specializes in innovative, Internet-based online degree programs and certificates for working professionals and corporations in the U.S. and abroad. Drexel University is continually ranked one of the best national doctoral universities by U.S. News & World Report and enjoys regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools. For more information about Drexel's online degrees and partnering with Drexel, visit http://www.drexel.com, or call (877) 215-0009.
About Pennoni Associates, Inc.
Established in 1966, Pennoni Associates Inc. is a engineering solutions provider offering personalized services to local, state, and federal governments, private, commercial, industrial, and construction clients as well as to other professional firms. Pennoni specializes in several areas of engineering including Civil/Municipal, Water/Wastewater, Transportation, Underwater Inspections, Environmental, Inspection and Testing, and Land Surveying, among others. Currently, Pennoni has 800 employees operating in 22 offices throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New England, Tennessee, Maryland, and New York.