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TOOT TOOT to Herzing University Online

June 17, 2009


MILWAUKEE, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Herzing University Online was voted as the “Best School for Online Education” by readers of Corporate Report Wisconsin magazine. Over 2,600 subscribers cast ballots resulting in Herzing being named as the prestigious Platinum Award winner for the category, making it Wisconsin’s choice as the school that delivers the most outstanding performance in online education.

“It’s an honor to be recognized throughout the state of Wisconsin for being the best at what we do,” Dr. Todd Rickel, Herzing University’s Vice President of e-Learning and Online Campus President, stated. He continued, “The Herzing Online campus faculty and staff are very passionate about providing the same quality education and strong student support [as our Herzing resident campuses] to those students who prefer or require the scheduling convenience our online degree programs provide.”


The Platinum Award is the highest award presented in the magazine’s annual Best of Wisconsin reader’s choice awards. Dr. Rickel accepted the award during a ceremony at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells on June 12, 2009. Herzing Online’s Academic Dean Elainna Guerrette, Associate Director of Admissions Monica Beere, and Career Services Specialist from Herzing University – Madison campus, Karen Lange, also attended.

About Herzing University Online

“Career-focused, Convenient, Caring” education is the motto of Herzing University. Caring is an integral part of the culture; faculty and staff are hired as much for that characteristic as for their credentials and experience. Convenience is illustrated by the flexibility of Herzing’s online courses, which offer the ability to log into classes whenever and wherever the student chooses. Career-focused academic programs provide real-world skills practice and application of course material. The University also places a strong emphasis on graduate employment – despite a tough economy, 97% of available 2008 Herzing University Online graduates found work in their field of study.

Founded in 1965, Herzing has campuses located throughout the U.S. and Canada. The nine U.S. campuses and the Online campus are regionally accredited and offer diploma, associate degree, and bachelor’s degree programs in the fields of technology, business, health care, design and public safety, in addition to four online MBA degrees offered by the Online campus, which is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (; 800.621.7440).

Contact: Ben Nirschl Director of Admissions Herzing University Online (866) 508-0748 x 840

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