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Brown Mackie College System Of Schools Announces Conversion To E-textbooks And IPad For Students Nationwide

CINCINNATI, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brown Mackie College system of schools ("Brown Mackie College"), a college of Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ: EDMC), is adopting technology into education, converting students at its 28 schools nationwide to 100 percent e-textbooks and Apple iPad technology. Through the college's Student Advantage Program, each incoming student will receive an iPad with the applications and textbooks necessary to make the technology a key part of their overall educational experience.

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"At Brown Mackie College, we aspire to be at the forefront of educational innovation and we have a responsibility to prepare students for the ever-evolving digital environment," says Danny Finuf, President of Brown Mackie College. "Converting fully to e-textbooks and doing so with Apple's tablet technology will provide a powerful platform for student success at Brown Mackie College."

E-textbooks and the iPad are a vital part of the Student Advantage Program – a proactive approach to continual improvement of education quality through technology, academics, career services and facilities advantages. The iPad will be the key digital resource for Brown Mackie College students, made an integral part of the teaching and learning experience by more than 1,000 faculty members each day. The iPad will provide students with ease of access to their academic instructors, expanded curricular materials including textbooks, and extensive resource and reference material, while facilitating improved networks with fellow students to deliver a more robust educational experience.

These enhancements to the college's Student Advantage Program provide for greater mobility, connectivity and convenience for students. In addition, the conversion to the iPad device and e-textbooks will help lower the overall cost of education to students, saving students roughly $200 per quarter on the cost of printed textbooks.

About Education Management Corporation

Education Management Corporation ( www.edmc.edu ), with approximately 132,000 students as of October 2012, is among the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue, with a total of 110 locations in 32 U.S. states and Canada.  We offer academic programs to our students through campus-based and online instruction, or through a combination of both.  We are committed to offering quality academic programs and strive to improve the learning experience for our students.  Our educational institutions offer students the opportunity to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees and certain specialized non-degree diplomas in a broad range of disciplines, including media arts, health sciences, design, psychology and behavioral sciences, culinary, business, fashion, legal, education and information technology

About Brown Mackie College

The Brown Mackie College system of schools ( www.brownmackie.edu) is dedicated to providing educational programs that prepare students for entry-level positions or to enhance their current professions in a competitive, rapidly-changing workplace. Brown Mackie College schools offer bachelor's degree, associate's degree, certificate, and diploma programs in health sciences, business, information technology, legal studies and design technologies. Administrative office: 625 Eden Park Drive, Suite 1100; Cincinnati, OH 45202; 513.830.2000.. OH Registration # 03-09-1685T; # 03-09-1686T; # 03-09-1687T; # 03-09-1688T; # 06-03-1781T; AC0150, AC0109, AC0078, AC0045, AC0138, AC0110; Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 3206. Since Brown Mackie College is comprised of several institutions, see bmcprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

Apple, the Apple logo, and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

SOURCE EDMC

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