Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn Inc.

March 24, 2008 14:53 ET

Suffolk County Community College Leaps Forward with Intuitive and Scalable Desire2Learn eLearning Solution

SYNOPSIS: Desire2Learn solution provides the robust and rich learning environment and scalability required by Suffolk County Community College as it grows and prepares to meet the complex needs of its users

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions, today announced that Suffolk County Community College (SCCC), the largest community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, has selected the Desire2Learn solution as SCCC grows and adapts to an expanding user base.

"Desire2Learn's eLearning suite stood out because of its intuitive features and its ease of use. Faculty will save considerable time uploading courses and students will readily adapt to the one-click away interface," stated Randolph H. Manning, PhD., Associate Dean, Division of Instructional Technology. "In the end, we chose Desire2Learn because of their commitment, from the President on down, throughout the company to work with their clients. The sense of a strong institutional culture of support for clients is extremely important to us. We are looking forward to working closely with Desire2Learn to shape a customized learning environment that places our needs at the forefront."

Suffolk County Community College chose Desire2Learn for the ability to migrate existing content seamlessly into the Desire2Learn Learning Environment, the intuitive and powerful teaching and learning tools, and the scalability of the solution to grow and evolve with SCCC over time. In addition, Desire2Learn provides a hosted eLearning suite which supports numerous IMS specifications, is SCORM compliant, integrates well with other tools and is supported 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Overall, Desire2Learn's advanced LMS offers SCCC significant advantages.

"We are delighted to be working with Suffolk County Community College and to support their mission for education that transforms lives, builds communities and improves society," stated John Baker, Desire2Learn President & CEO. "The innovative and flexible Desire2Learn solution creates a rich learning environment at SCCC to empower students in their pursuit of lifelong learning."

About Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn Inc. is a world-leading provider of enterprise eLearning solutions that enable institutions and other organizations to create teaching and learning environments that reflect their vision, values, goals, pedagogical approaches and branding. Desire2Learn supports over five million learners worldwide and clients include higher education, K-12, as well as associations, government, and other leading organizations. For more information, visit: www.Desire2Learn.com or call 1.888.772.0325.

About Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is the largest community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, enrolling 22,000 students at its three campuses in Selden, Brentwood and Riverhead. SCCC offers the Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, as well as a variety of certificate programs. Students may choose from 69 programs of study in the areas of business; communications and the arts; computing; health, community and human services; liberal arts/university parallel; and technical, scientific and engineering studies.

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