SOURCE: Bryant & Stratton College Online

Bryant & Stratton College Online

May 02, 2011 11:58 ET

Bryant & Stratton College Online Launches Military Spouse Resource Website www.SalutetoSpouses.com

Expanded Website Will Serve as the Online Source for Higher Education and Career News for Military Spouses

BUFFALO, NY--(Marketwire - May 2, 2011) - Just in time for Military Spouse Appreciation Day, which is Friday, May 6, Bryant & Stratton College Online announced today the expansion of their website www.SalutetoSpouses.com, an education portal and source of online information for military spouses. By featuring personal stories, resources, advice, tips and opportunities for community discussion, SalutetoSpouses.com will serve as a stable resource for education and career advancement information for military spouses.

Bryant & Stratton College Online has a tradition of successfully serving the educational needs of military veterans, retirees, active duty personnel and their families. Sponsored by Bryant & Stratton College Online's military relations department, SalutetoSpouses.com is the home of the college's Salute to Spouses Scholarship, which awards $6,000 towards a Bryant & Stratton College Online degree to spouses of active duty military personnel. The expansion of the site builds on the success of the scholarship and increases the resources available to military spouses interested in earning their degree or building a sustainable career.

The content on SalutetoSpouses.com, includes how to articles, tips, advice columns and personal accounts and is created and edited by military spouses.

"As military spouses, we understand the challenge of earning a degree or navigating the competitive job market while caring for your military family," said Allison Perkins, Editor at SalutetoSpouses.com. "SalutetoSpouses.com is a community where military spouses can find support, information and resources tailored to their unique needs."

SalutetoSpouses.com will engage its user community on a variety of topics through forums and blogs. Registered community members will also be able to receive a monthly newsletter that keeps them aware of new content that has been added to the site that month.

"We understand the commitment and sacrifices that military spouses make. We are proud to support them with the Salute to Spouses scholarship and now with SalutetoSpouses.com, which will help by providing critical information on career and education issues specific to their experience as a military spouse," said Ed Dennis, Military Relations Manager at Bryant & Stratton College Online. "Creating a portable and sustainable career is incredibly important for military spouses and often requires advanced education, but a college degree is now more accessible than ever to military spouses."

With over 155 years of experience, Bryant & Stratton College has been preparing students for professional careers through both campus and online degree programs. Bryant & Stratton College Online is proud to support the troops and their families. As a member of the Service members Opportunities College (SOC) consortium*, Bryant & Stratton College is also an approved institution for the training of U.S. veterans and their family in accordance with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. We are proud to be CLEP, DANTES, ECE and other SOC Colleges approved.

*The Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach campus is also a SOCNAV and SOCAD consortium member.

About Bryant & Stratton College Online
Bryant & Stratton College is one of the nation's pioneers in career education and is the premier provider of online associate's degrees. Bryant & Stratton College offers accredited education that upgrades student capabilities and maximizes their marketability. For more than 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has helped students gain the career skills they need to succeed in the workplace. Currently, Bryant & Stratton College Online offers four online bachelor's degree programs, eleven online associate's degree programs and ten online certificate programs in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Some online programs are not yet available in all states. Bryant & Stratton College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Bryant & Stratton College also offers flexible scheduling at its 17 campuses located in four states: New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. For more information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees, visit http://online.bryantstratton.edu.

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