Baltimore City Community College Selects Regent Enterprise

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Turnkey financial aid management system automates financial aid process end-to-end, increasing efficiencies and ensuring compliance.

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As a truly community-focused college, student service is our number one priority

Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management Software-as-a-Service solutions for higher education institutions, today announced Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) has selected Regent Enterprise as its financial aid management solution.

BCCC selected Regent Enterprise to establish repeatability and ensure the compliance of its financial aid management process. Regent's on-demand, turnkey solution enables the college to remain compliant with real time delivery of the latest federal and state regulations and updates. The on demand solution also provides reduced reliance on IT, lower cost of ownership, an accelerated implementation program, and a secure IT infrastructure. Regent Enterprise's web-based, open architecture also ensures that the system will scale with any future technology needs the institution may have as it grows.

Serving primarily the residents and business community of Baltimore, BCCC is a state-sponsored comprehensive two-year degree-granting college with two main campuses and satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities at all levels to the citizens of Baltimore and the state of Maryland that enable students to obtain good jobs, transfer to four-year colleges, or take short-term training to upgrade their skills or acquire new ones.

"As a truly community-focused college, student service is our number one priority," said Levone Ward, BCCC CIO. "We have students from all walks of life pursuing various career paths--from nursing to accounting to website development," he said. "As such, our students receive highly diverse, sometimes complicated financial aid packages. On our side, Regent will allow us to more efficiently manage this process, and its Student Self Service Portal will allow our students to easily manage their financial aid without having to waste more time in the financial aid office."

Regent's Student Self Service Portal, which may be deployed on its own or integrated with an institution's existing student portal, lets students manage their financial aid and communicate with the financial aid office while on the go, 24/7, from their laptops, PDAs or cell phones. They can check application status, view and accept awards, select a lender--even electronically sign and return documents. And, Regent's multilingual design supports the needs of an increasingly international population to work in their language of choice.

"Regent Enterprise will give BCCC the ability to automate and manage every aspect of the financial aid life cycle--providing critical information to help them reach their strategic goals," said Michael Ratti, Regent's CEO. "Additionally, the financial aid office will save time and resources, allowing the college to focus on the needs of its diverse student population."

About Regent

Named Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland and a 2008 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution, Regent is a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of financial aid management software solutions with more than 30 years' industry experience. The company's web-based, easy-to-use solutions interoperate with any established student information system. Regent provides institutions with improved efficiencies, fewer errors, and enhanced services for students, equaling a positive return on investment within the first year.

Regent's management solutions are designed and built by and for members of the financial aid and enrollment management community. Regent enables institutions to better craft and execute financial aid strategies. With the Student Self Service Portal, the company also offers 21st century access for students seeking financial aid information anytime, anywhere, from any device, in any language. For more information, visit: http://www.regenteducation.com.

Regent Financial Aid Management and Regent Enterprise are trademarks of Regent Education, Inc. All other copyrights are the property of their respective holders.

Contact:
Maggie Laabs
Marketing Manager
240-215-6176
maggie.laabs @ regenteducation.com

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