Sioux Falls, SD, September 01, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, South Dakota’s only Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions and Information Worker Solutions, today announced its partnership with Sallie Mae Financial, a leader in education finance.
Sallie Mae is the country's largest provider of student loans to offer a special benefit to its students. Sallie Mae primarily provides federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), and offers comprehensive information and resources to guide students through the financial aid process. Through its specialized subsidiaries and divisions, Sallie Mae provides debt management services as well as business and technical products. Sallie Mae participates in all phases of the student loan process by holding and servicing the loan-from origination and guarantee through collection and, in some cases, post default collection.
About New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
New Horizons of South Dakota is part of the world's largest independent IT training company of more than 290 centers in 46 countries. The network delivers approximately three million student training days per year. During the past year, the company was listed among BusinessWeek magazine's “100 Hot Growth Companies”; FORTUNE magazine's “100 Fastest-Growing Companies”; and FORBES magazine's “200 Best Small Companies” in America. New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of South Dakota serves South Dakota, North Dakota, Northwest Iowa, and Southwest Minnesota. The headquarters is located at 2701 South Minnesota Ave Ste 9, Sioux Falls, SD 57105. For more information, visit the company's website at www.nhsf.com or call (877) 241-7761.
About Sallie Mae
Sallie Mae®, the nation's No. 1 paying-for-college company, has helped millions of Americans achieve their dream of a higher education. The company primarily provides federal and private student loans, including consolidation loans, for undergraduate and graduate students and their parents. In addition, Sallie Mae offers comprehensive information and resources to assist students, parents and guidance professionals with the financial aid process. Sallie Mae currently owns or manages student loans for 8 million borrowers, and employs 10,000 individuals at offices nationwide.
Sallie Mae was originally created in 1972 as a government-sponsored entity (GSE). The company began privatizing its operations in 1997, a process it completed at the end of 2004 when the company terminated its corporate ties to the federal government.
Sallie Mae is listed on both the Fortune 500 and the Forbes 500. The company also has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens according to Business Ethics magazine, and one of the top 30 companies for executive women by the National Association of Female Executives.