TEL Library Announces Partnership with Greenville University

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TEL Library, a non-profit curriculum and educational technology organization located in Oklahoma City, announced today a partnership with Greenville University to provide affordable, online college-credit courses to high school and homeschool students throughout the U.S.

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“GU is everything we look for in a university partner. They are committed to academic quality but also focused on helping students develop lives of character and service.”

“We are honored that the GU administration and faculty have reviewed our courses and agreed to award college credit to students who complete those courses successfully,” says TEL Executive Director, Dr. Rob Reynolds. “Our commitment as an organization is to make it possible for everyone in the U.S. to have equitable access to college studies. By partnering with regionally accredited universities like Greenville, we’re able to help students begin or continue their college journey, at a price they can afford, and to receive course credit that can be transferred to other institutions.”

Through TEL’s College Courses On-Demand program, students can earn college credit for as little as $44 per semester hour.

Reynolds says that a big part of TEL’s mission is to make the process of taking college courses both affordable and simple. With the Courses on Demand Program, students enroll online to take TEL courses, which have been reviewed and approved for college credit by partner universities. Upon successful completion of a course, a partner university awards credit to the student and provides a transcript reflecting the letter grade earned. Credits from these courses count towards a degree at the partner university, or can generally be transferred to another regionally accredited college or university.

“GU is everything we look for in a university partner,” says Jae Strickland, TEL’s Chief Academic Officer. “They are committed to academic quality but also focused on helping students develop lives of character and service.”

Greenville University’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Brian T. Hartley, explains that “Partnering with TEL Library allows us to assist them in transcripting students using our expertise while allowing those same students a chance to see Greenville University in action. This is one of many new partnerships that allow us to do more together than either entity could accomplish on its own.”

ABOUT TEL LIBRARY
TEL Library is a non-profit organization committed to facilitating equitable access to high-quality, affordable learning in the U.S. TEL offers its library of general education courses to high schools, colleges and universities, and homeschool parents and organizations. As part of its mission to support affordable life-learning, TEL also maintains a free reference library and offers low-cost certificate courses. For more information, please visit http://www.tellibrary.org.

ABOUT GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY
Greenville University is an accredited Christian liberal arts school with more than 1,200 traditional undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree completion students. Founded in 1892 and affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, the University is located in Greenville, Illinois, 45 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri.

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