TUI University to attend graduations and education fairs at military bases across the country to support military members and their families as they achieve their higher education goals.
Cypress, CA, November 11, 2010 — TUI University, a leader in online education, will embark on a Military Education Tour visiting U.S. military bases across the country to highlight education initiatives that help military members and their families achieve their higher education goals. The tour supports the University’s vision to provide educational opportunities to the military, veterans, civilian military personnel and their families.
The first leg of the TUI Military Education Tour will visit the following locations over the coming months:
• Travis Air Force Base, California, November 09
• Fort Hood, Texas, November 18
• Fort Sill, Oklahoma, November 30 — December 3
• Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, December 13-18
• Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), February 4
TUI University offers a high quality online academic experience, providing fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs and catering to the needs of military personnel, veterans and their families by providing flexible class formats and offering numerous discounts and financial assistance packages, such as the Military Discount Program and Military Spouse Program. These programs and offerings are designed to help military personnel and their spouses obtain degrees with real world applicability. It is this commitment to high standards and student success that has made TUI University number one among all online universities serving members of the military, with a 99 percent course completion rate.
TUI University has also established a Military Advisory Committee to provide guidance to the University to meet the unique educational needs of the military, veterans and their families. The Military Advisory Committee, consisting of General (Ret.) William R. Looney III, Lieutenant General (Ret.) Thomas F. Metz and Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) William J. (“Joe”) Gainey, will help ensure that TUI degree programs complement professional military education and training and aid in preparing military students to lead in service and in the civilian community.
“The Military Education Tour provides TUI with added opportunities to meet the educational needs of our nation’s military,” said Kenneth Sobaski, president and CEO of TUI University. “Our commitment to providing the highest quality education to all members of the military family remains our primary goal.”
Last year, TUI’s total enrollment of military-related students reached more than 12,000, and we are proud to rank in the top five educational institutions in the US Army and Air Force. More than 87 percent of TUI students have a military affiliation, over 70 percent are on active duty and nearly half are enrolled in graduate degree programs. To date, TUI has produced over 15,000 graduates.
About TUI University
Founded in 1998, TUI University is a leading online postsecondary university serving all members of the military family. Its pioneering Robust Learning Model (RLM) and proven online methodologies empower students to earn high-quality Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. TUI offers academic excellence with its more than 80% doctoral faculty teaching a real-world, practical curriculum that provides students with the tools to immediately enhance their lives and further their careers. Adhering to the highest academic standards, TUI University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is based in Cypress, California.