Indianapolis, IN – November 20, 2007 – ANGEL Learning, recognized innovator of enterprise elearning software and services, is pleased to congratulate ANGEL client St. Petersburg College (SPC) and its AS Veterinary Technology Distance Program for winning the prestigious 2007 Sloan-Consortium Award for Most Outstanding Online Teaching and Learning Program. The award recognizes the program’s excellence, effectiveness and exceptional leadership in advancing online education.
"This award validates the years of hard work, innovation and commitment by the faculty and staff of the School of Veterinary Technology," said Dr. Richard M. Flora, dean, School of Veterinary Technology, St. Petersburg College. "The ANGEL system has allowed us to provide the opportunity for students in all parts of the country to complete an accredited Veterinary Technology program. ANGEL is easy for our students to use, and allows our instructors to use innovative methods and tools for course delivery."
The first distance Veterinary Technology program fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Saint Petersburg College program demonstrates excellence from every perspective:
Pass Rates Above National Average: Pass rates of graduates of the online program on the Veterinary Technician National Examination have been above the national average for more than 3 years running.
High Student Satisfaction: 97.6% of graduating students report satisfaction with the program.
High Employer Satisfaction: Employers of recent program graduates report a satisfaction level of 6.2 on a scale of 7.0.
One of the largest postsecondary institutions in the State of Florida, St. Petersburg College is a comprehensive, public institution with ten learning sites throughout Pinellas County, Florida. The college adopted the ANGEL Learning Management Suite in 2004 to serve its more than 60,000 students enrolled in associate and bachelor degree, technical certificate, applied technology degree and continuing education programs.
About ANGEL Learning
ANGEL Learning, Inc. develops and markets enterprise elearning software. Our flagship products are the ANGEL Learning Management Suite and the ANGEL ePortfolio system. Our products have been honed by use – with millions of students and instructors served from K to corporate. We enjoy a reputation for creating products with exceptional ease of use, excellent vision into learner progress and for keeping our commitments. ANGEL LMS won the Software & Information Industry Association CODiE award for Best Postsecondary Course Management Solution in both 2006 and 2007 and is the only product to win the award two years in a row. Educators ranked ANGEL first in customer satisfaction in the IMS GLC Learn-Sat awards. Having emerged from the academy ourselves, our core values reflect those of our customers well. ANGEL world headquarters are in Indianapolis, Indiana. To learn more about the ANGEL difference, visit us at www.angellearning.com.