Peralta Community College District (California) Selects Regent Financial Aid Module for PeopleSoft 8.9 Deployment

Frederick, MD, May 8, 2007–Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced that Peralta Community College District in California has selected the Regent Financial Aid Software Module for deployment with its Peoplesoft 8.9 ERP Campus Solutions.

Peralta selected Regent because of its expertise in financial aid software, its ability to handle multiple campuses, and the company´s strong track record with institutions in California, all while maximizing Peralta´s PeopleSoft investment.

"Regent was the only solution on the market that could meet our institutions´ unique multi-campus requirements and fully integrate with our PeopleSoft investment," said Gary Perkins, Peralta´s CIO. "We felt very confident going with Regent given the company´s long history in the financial aid market. It´s like having a direct liaison with the Department of Education."

Regent will provide the Peralta Colleges–Berkeley City College, College of Alameda and Laney and Merritt Colleges in Oakland–with the company´s category leading Financial Aid Management Software solution. Peralta joins other California institutions that have selected Regent, such as Allan Hancock College, Feather River College, Mendocino Community College, Monterey Peninsula College, Pasadena City College, Rio Hondo College, and Santa Rosa Junior College.

"Peralta´s decision further validates Regent´s value as the best of breed financial aid solution for any Peoplesoft ERP deployment. Regent makes it very easy to integrate the two systems" said Mike Ratti, Regent´s CEO. "We are very pleased to work with Peralta to make them a showcase site for a Regent and Peoplesoft Campus Solutions environment" added Ratti.

About The Peralta Colleges

At the Peralta Colleges, life-long educational opportunities are offered to students of all ages. The Peralta Colleges have provided education and learning to more than a million students from Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont and Oakland since the founding of the Peralta Community College District in 1964.

At the Peralta Colleges, the worlds of biotechnology, information sciences, multimedia, business and management – and others – are open to students of all walks of life, and the four Peralta Colleges provide unparrelled opportunities to more than 50,000 students annually.. Whether just out of high school, starting a new career or just taking classes for the fun of it, students from the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area can build upon their strengths, learn new skills, develop potential for the job market, or continue towards academic goals at these dynamic community colleges. See for more information.

About Regent

With nearly 30 years of Higher Education knowledge and experience, Regent is a leading provider of financial aid management software solutions for higher education institutions. Its highly functional, affordable, off-the-shelf solutions are designed to interoperate with and enhance existing ERP systems, while enabling institutions to realize a positive, quantifiable ROI in the same fiscal period they are deployed. Regent automates key processes such as packaging, awarding, tracking and disbursements. Built with financial aid offices in mind, Regent enables users to gain access to actionable information, anytime and anywhere.

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