ADELPHI Md., Aug. 21, 2012 — University of Maryland University College (UMUC) announced today that it has signed an agreement with NJVC, an information technology solutions provider headquartered in Northern Virginia, to offer postsecondary education opportunities to the company’s more than 1,300 employees and their family members around the world.
“We are pleased that NJVC has joined the University as a Corporate Learning Solutions partner,” said Greg von Lehmen, UMUC’s senior vice president, external relations and initiatives. “NJVC staff, spouses and dependents will have access to all of UMUC’s 120 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificates with the advantages extended by our corporate partnership program. This fits perfectly with UMUC’s mission of providing valuable educational opportunities to adult students in Maryland, across the country, and around the world. We look forward to working with NJVC going forward.”
Under the agreement, NJVC employees, spouses and dependents can take individual courses or enroll in any of UMUC’s 120 undergraduate and graduate degree or certificate programs, most of which are available fully online. Students enrolling in UMUC’s Undergraduate School may transfer credits and/or be awarded credit for prior learning if eligible under UMUC’s standard policies and procedures. Program participants who don’t already qualify for UMUC’s in-state tuition rates may also be eligible for a significant discount on out-of-state rates.
“NJVC staff are the company’s greatest asset,” commented Jody Tedesco, NJVC president. “NJVC is thrilled about this new corporate partnership with UMUC to offer employees and their families a wide diversity of top-notch educational choices at substantial cost savings to help further their professional careers.”
With a focus on information technology automation, NJVC specializes in supporting highly secure, complex IT enterprises in business-critical environments. We offer a wide breadth of IT solutions to our customers, ranging from strategic consulting to flexible managed services in five business areas: Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Data Center Services, IT Services and Print Solutions. Our global workforce includes dedicated and talented employees, with 94 percent holding security clearances, located at more than 160 customer sites. We partner with our customers to support their missions. To learn more, visit www.njvc.com.
About University of Maryland University College
University of Maryland University College (UMUC), headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland, is the largest public university in the United States, serving 92,000 students and offering more than 120 undergraduate and graduate programs online and on-site. In addition, UMUC is one of the largest public providers of online higher education in the nation. UMUC boasts a 65-year history of service to the military and currently enrolls an estimated 50,000 military servicemembers, veterans, and their dependents each year. The university offers face-to-face instruction at 20 locations throughout Maryland and educational services in 28 countries and territories and more than 150 locations worldwide, including the Middle East. UMUC is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland, an agency of the State of Maryland.