“The partnership with Greenwood Hall provides strategic and proven support to our international recruiting efforts, helping us have maximum impact on student learning and meet our international enrollment goals.”
Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota announced today it has selected Greenwood Hall, the nation’s leading provider of student lifecycle management solutions and cloud-based technology, to provide international recruitment services in China and other major countries to increase Saint Mary’s international student population.
“Saint Mary’s has proudly welcomed international students to our community for decades. We are enriched by the culture and perspectives our international students bring to our campus,” said Brother William Mann, president of Saint Mary’s University. “The partnership with Greenwood Hall provides strategic and proven support to our international recruiting efforts, helping us have maximum impact on student learning and meet our international enrollment goals.”
Saint Mary’s is one of more than 30 other higher education clients that currently take advantage of Greenwood Hall’s student lifecycle management solutions. Greenwood Hall’s international recruitment services in China alone allow universities to tap the rapidly growing number of Chinese students seeking to attend U.S. institutions. In 2006 -2007 there were 67,000 Chinese students at U.S. colleges and universities. In 2012-2013, that number has more than tripled to 235,000 students.
“Partnering with Saint Mary’s is about empowering universities to increase the size and the geographic diversity of their student body through expanding their reach internationally,” said Dr. John Hall, CEO of Greenwood Hall. “Our partnership helps these universities effectively compete for the fast growing number of international students seeking high quality educational opportunities in the United States.”
Greenwood Hall’s primary focus is helping schools adapt and take advantage of the competitive and ever changing environment for higher education. The company serves higher education clients as a veritable single-source solution with services and a cloud-based platform that addresses the entire student life cycle including marketing, recruitment, enrollment counseling, student assessments, retention counseling, financial aid counseling, career advising, alumni relations and student concierge services among other options.
About Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures, and empowers learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. A private Lasallian Catholic institution, Saint Mary’s offers comprehensive, learner-centered undergraduate and graduate programs. About 1,200 students are enrolled in the residential undergraduate college in Winona, established in 1912. Approximately 4,300 students are enrolled in the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, which offers master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as bachelor’s degree completion, certificate and specialist programs. The university delivers education to adults through campuses in Winona, Minneapolis and Nairobi, Kenya; centers in Apple Valley, Rochester and Oakdale; and at numerous other locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Jamaica. Saint Mary’s is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
About Greenwood Hall
Powering the education revolution one student at a time, Greenwood Hall helps colleges and universities increase enrollments, create positive student experiences and enhance learning outcomes throughout the student lifecycle via dynamic cloud based solutions that integrate state of the art technology, higher education expertise, project management and workforce development solutions. Since establishing its education business in 2006, Greenwood Hall has grown to over 150 employees servicing 30 education clients and over 70 degree programs. The company is headquartered in Santa Ana, California, with offices in Bryan/College Station, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.greenwoodhall.com.