San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2010
InsideTrack, Inc. (http://www.insidetrack.com) announced today that Excelsior College®, a world leader in distance learning, has selected InsideTrack to provide the student coaching program for its associate degree in nursing students. This program will engage nursing students upon enrollment, facilitating a successful transition to independent learning as an Excelsior student and improving their pace in reaching key examination milestones.
Excelsior College has more than 131,000 graduates worldwide, 36,000 of whom have earned nursing degrees. Enrollment in Excelsior’s associate degree program in nursing is limited to individuals with existing healthcare experience such as licensed practical nurses, paramedics and military corpsmen.
Formerly known as Regents College, Excelsior was founded in 1971 on the fundamental philosophy that “what you know is more important than where or how you learned it®.” The College recognizes that adult learners can attain college-level knowledge in many ways and seeks to propel them toward their goals. The addition of the InsideTrack Coaching Program reaffirms the college’s commitment to supporting the unique needs of its adult learners.
"Our partnership with InsideTrack reflects our commitment to helping aspiring healthcare professionals earn their degrees, so that they can dramatically improve their career prospects and earnings potential," said John F. Ebersole, Excelsior College president. "We firmly believe that the flexible independent study programs that Excelsior provides combined with the high-quality student coaching from InsideTrack will create the right conditions for today’s busy working adults to find success.”
Kai Drekmeier, Founder and President of InsideTrack, commented, "Excelsior is a leader in bringing the promise of higher education to working adults. We appreciate the opportunity to work with their team as they expand services to ensure the long-term success of Excelsior students.”
InsideTrack Coaching services enhance the student experience, retention, and graduation rates, while providing universities with actionable data and insights on student attitudes and behavior. InsideTrack Coaches empower students to make the most of their educational opportunities, through personalized, one-on-one coaching services designed to maximize their long-term academic and professional success.
About InsideTrack, Inc.
InsideTrack is the nation’s premier provider of student coaching services. Our mission is to improve student engagement, persistence, and success. InsideTrack has coached more than 250,000 students at more than 50 campuses nationally. Our clients include Northeastern University, the University of Dayton, DeVry University and Florida State University. To learn more about InsideTrack, please visit: http://www.insidetrack.com.
About Excelsior College
Excelsior College (http://www.excelsior.edu) is an accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners. Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. It offers more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: its own online courses and college-level proficiency examinations, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education of. Excelsior’s associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The School has twice been designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing and has been named three times as the Best School for Men in Nursing by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing.