National-Louis University selects IT certificate training programs through CollegisEduprise

March 19, 2002

Maitland, Fla. and Chicago – March 18, 2002 – Driven by market demand and a

reviving U.S. economy, National-Louis University (NLU) will offer information

technology (IT) certificate training for learners in search of technology careers.

The program, offered in partnership with CollegisEduprise, the leading provider

of comprehensive business, technology and curriculum services to higher education,

promises to generate revenues and reputation for the Chicago-based institution,

with the prospect of leading other colleges and universities to follow in its


The curriculum will feature a blend of in-class and online coursework customized

to allow students to study skills-based courses with a high tech concentration.

National-Louis will have the ability to create or expand IT curriculum offerings

that include practical, hands-on experience and content for the most sought

after industry certifications, such as Microsoft, Cisco and CompTIA.

"The programs are solid and address a real need for high-caliber talent

and skills in emerging technologies," said Curt McCray, president of National-Louis

University. "CollegisEduprise offers an attractive package for curriculum

solutions that will allow National-Louis to pursue our commitment to lifelong,

active engagement in learning, with the potential to create enormous opportunities

for careers that will serve our students and our society for generations."

"Education is a social and an economic good and these curriculum solutions

can deliver rapid reward for learners and higher education institutions alike,"

said J. Michael Locke, senior vice president at CollegisEduprise. "Available

content will grow to meet the increasing learner demand, and we intend to be

ahead of the curve by providing the most relevant and respected coursework available

in a variety of fields beginning with Information Technology."

CollegisEduprise has more than 110 clients nationwide, including Benedictine

University, Clarkson University, Salt Lake Community College, Brookdale Community

College and Chippewa Valley Technical College.

About CollegisEduprise, Inc.

CollegisEduprise, Inc. is the leading provider of comprehensive business, technology

and curriculum services to higher education. Founded in 1986, CollegisEduprise

links administrative and academic goals through strategic vision and implementation.

CollegisEduprise clients achieve dramatic returns on investments in technology

by leveraging corporate expertise and economies of scale to realize financial,

strategic and operational value on campus and online. Visit the CollegisEduprise

Web site at <>

About National-Louis University

Since 1886, National-Louis University has had a proud history of serving the

public as in innovator in educational content and methods. Today, National-Louis

University is changing the way adults learn by listening to its students’ needs

and concerns and tailoring its instructional programs to meet those needs. NLU’s

success in providing exceptional educational programs while maintaining sensitivity

and flexibility to extracurricular forces has made the University very attractive

to not only students, but also to corporations, government agencies, school

districts, and other organizations.

Visit the National-Louis University Web site at <>

Matt Gomez

Director of Media Relations


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