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Penn Foster Launches Own Social Networking Community
May 21, 2010 (10:05 AM EDT)
SCRANTON, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster, Inc., one of the oldest and largest online learning institutions in the world, today announced it has launched "eCampus," a social networking community created specifically for current and prospective students and Penn Foster alumni.
"Our students have been asking for their own place online where they can connect with fellow students to share experiences, learn tips, and meet with students in their same field of study. With eCampus, students will be connected to Penn Foster like never before," stated Stuart Udell, CEO of Penn Foster. "They will see updates from our Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and MySpace pages, alerts on job postings, and announcements regarding new program launches. Students will also be able to read our newsletters and blogs, check out new merchandise in the bookstore, and view the 2009 and 2010 virtual yearbooks. eCampus provides a whole new level of interaction among our students and alumni."
Other highly requested features of Penn Foster's eCampus are the forums. There are several forums available that will allow users to post questions directly to Penn Foster or start a discussion topic to gain insight from Penn Foster students or alumni.
Penn Foster's eCampus is open to everyone, but users will need to register in order to start a discussion or post a comment. To view or participate in Penn Foster's eCampus, go to http://community.pennfoster.edu.
Penn Foster is a subsidiary of The Princeton Review, Inc. (Nasdaq: REVU).
About The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review (Nasdaq: REVU) has been a pioneer and leader in helping students achieve their higher education goals for more than 25 years through college and graduate school test preparation and private tutoring. With more than 165 print and digital publications and a free website, www.PrincetonReview.com, the Company provides students and their parents with the resources to research, apply to, prepare for, and learn how to pay for higher education. The Princeton Review partners with schools and guidance counselors throughout the U.S. to assist in college readiness, test preparation and career planning services, helping more students pursue postsecondary education. The Company also owns and operates Penn Foster Education Group, a global leader in online education. Penn Foster provides accredited career-focused degree and vocational programs in the fields of allied health, business, technology, education, and select trades. Nationally and regionally accredited Penn Foster High School and Penn Foster Career School (www.pennfoster.edu) are headquartered in Scranton, PA.
SOURCE Penn Foster, Inc.