For Immediate Release May 7, 2001
Bisk Education Associated School joins PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
in Army University Access Online Program
TAMPA, FL – Bisk Education, Inc. (Bisk), a leading e-Learning provider, announced that one of its
associated schools, Saint Leo University, has been included in the Army University Access Online program as a
provider online programs. PricewaterhouseCoopers led the development of Army University Access Online,
which is designed to deliver online courses and degrees to soldiers worldwide anywhere, any time.
Army University Access Online, the world’s largest educational portal, allows enlisted soldiers to earn
credits, degrees and certificates free of charge while they serve on active duty. It develops educated, Information
Age-savvy soldiers who can succeed in the network-centric missions and battlefields of the 21st century. Army
University Access Online through its educational portal, eArmyU, provides soldiers the opportunity to learn while
they serve their country. The Army supplies a laptop computer, printer and software package to soldiers who enroll
in the degree program.
The University Alliance, a Bisk Education Network, works with Saint Leo University to provide accredited
degree programs online. Distance learning students are taught the same curriculum as on-campus students and earn the
same degree – yet are able to set their own study schedule by using Bisk’s advanced Internet technology, including
streaming audio and video lectures. In the arrangement, Bisk, through its University Alliance Division, is responsible
for program delivery, technical development, and fulfillment.
“No other distance learning program offers Bisk’s advanced video and audio streaming technology that
brings the classroom to students wherever and whenever they can access the Internet,” said Bisk Chairman and
Founder Nathan M. Bisk.
PricewaterhouseCoopers was awarded the five-year $453 million contract and serves as the coordinator for