Virtual Introduces Employee Skills Enhancement Training Initiative Distance Learning Provider to Capitalize on Projected Multi-Billion Dollar Online Corporate Training Budgets

September 6, 2000

BOCA RATON, FL, September 5th, 2000 –, Inc. (OTC BB: VADC), an online distance learning company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with to offer its courses to those employment seeking individuals looking to upgrade their skills or re-train in preparation for the job market or career change. “ is the largest skills-specific, Tele-Worker staffing agency around the world.” Tuition average for VADC’s programs is $4,000.

The agreement with coincides with the debut of Virtual Academics new Human Resource Center, offering employers continuing education opportunities for their employees through traditional personnel channels such as HR departments, corporate training divisions, and staffing/temporary services.

Steven Bettinger, President and CEO of VADC commented, “by adding this new marketing strategy, we can offer our courses to millions of employees in the United States alone” Bettinger continued, “This agreement will be the beginning of our plan to become the premier educational provider for personnel, placement and staffing agencies. With today’s companies changing so rapidly, employees must maintain certain skills to keep up with mandatory requirements”

About, Inc. is a holding company that owns and operates online distance learning universities in five (5) countries, offering training and degrees in 8 languages (English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Korean and Russian) to students from 43 countries around the world. The VADC universities offer accredited and licensed degree programs in a variety of concentrations. VADC operates one of the largest international educational portals on the World Wide Web, located at Through the VADC site, a potential student or corporate client can access more than 1000 degree and training programs from a variety of institutions. To be added to VADC’s email broadcast list for company news, please send your email address to or visit our website at and click on Investor Relations.

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