SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greenwood Hall, Inc. (OTCQB:ELRN), a Los Angeles-based education technology company that helps colleges and universities improve student engagement and outcomes, announced today that Troy University has extended its agreement with the Company for a tenth consecutive year. Troy University and Greenwood Hall initially partnered on student support and financial aid service in 2007. This renewal extends that successful partnership into its tenth year and beyond. The partnership provides Greenwood Hall the opportunity to continue to offer its student success focused support services for Troy and its students through 2017. "Our relationship with Troy has been both long-lasting and rewarding for both parties," said Bill Bradfield, EVP for Business Development at Greenwood Hall. "Troy is a demanding and knowledgeable partner with a keen focus on their students' success. The quality of the partnership the two organizations have forged is a testament to that focus and Greenwood Hall's culture of individually serving one student at a time." "We are both thrilled with and proud of our partnership with Troy University. At a time when so many schools are concerned with student success and retention, Troy has long recognized that high quality student support services are a key driver in increasing student success," said Dr. John Hall, Greenwood Hall's Chief Executive Officer. "The length and success of our relationship is directly related to the quality and dedication of the people from both organizations working toward a common goal of student success." About TROY Troy University is a public institution comprised of a network of campuses throughout Alabama and worldwide. International in scope, Troy University provides a variety of educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, non-traditional, and emerging electronic formats. Academic programs are supported by a variety of student services which promote the welfare of the individual student. Troy University's dedicated faculty and staff promote discovery and exploration of knowledge and its application of life-long success through effective teaching, service, creative partnerships, scholarship, and research.