|Tim Clinton||Shaun Redgate|
Light University Online Launches its New State-of-the-Art, Video-based, and Interactive Online Courses with Huge Success!
Forest, VA — March 1, 2011 — On February 4th, Light University Online of Virginia successfully launched its first classes on its new, state-of-the-art online portal. Students representing 24 states (ages 22-67) enrolled in 5-week, online biblical counseling and life coaching courses across all of Light University's programs, including Advanced Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Masters Diploma.
Dr. Tim Clinton, president of the American Association of Christian Counselors (www.AACC.net) and Light University Online, says he has reviewed the online classrooms, including discussion forums, faculty interactions, and student comments, and found the engaging online format to be working perfectly. "I'm thrilled to see such a robust online technology being utilized. This will allow us to make a global impact on a new generation of counselors, life coaches, and first responders providing sound training to equip them for future ministry."
Light University's Distinctive Features Make It a Unique Program with a 94% Completion Rate in First Term!
Light University Online offers world-renowned faculty, a robust and interactive online learning experience, proactive student support, and a relevant curriculum to help ensure students' success. Students enjoy interacting with peers around the world, flexibility in time and place of study, achievable 5-week terms, and small, tight-knit "virtual" classes. As a result of these "best-in-class" features, Shaun Redgate, Vice President of Enrollment Management, said, "I am proud to report that, as a result of the great learning experience that is core to our programs, we have a 94% completion rate in our first term."
LUO is a distinctively Christian institution that trains and equips biblical counselors and Christian life coaches for their personal calling through a unique, video-based, customizable online learning experience. Also, due to a growing need and demand, Light University Online is currently developing new programs for Christian Crisis Responders & Professional Mediators.
Light University Online Already Making a Global Impact!
Light University's joint vision with the nearly 50,000-member American Association of Christian Counselors is to train one million leaders worldwide. With more than 160,000 students already enrolled, they are well on their way. Redgate states, "We are now poised to have global influence. I cannot wait to see what God is going to do over the next 12-24 months. Just one recent example of LUO's potential for having a global influence is a missionary serving in Ecuador who is enrolled to gain training in biblical counseling while in the field."
For more information about Light University Online, please visit www.lightuonline.com or call an admissions counselor at 1-877-506-LU4U (5848).