May 3, 2011 | Ken, online education news | Leave a comment Continuing its longÂ tradition of serving the educational needs of those in the military and their families, yesterday Bryant & Stratton CollegeÂ Online announced the expansion ofÂ its website, SalutetoSpouses.com. The college set up the websiteÂ last yearÂ for its Salute to Spouses scholarship program.Â The site will now alsoÂ serveÂ as anÂ education portal and source of online information for military spouses and will feature personal stories, advice, tips and opportunity for community discussion. Most of the site’s contentÂ is created and edited by military spouses. “As military spouses, we understand the challenge of earning a degree or navigating the competitive job market while caring for your military family,” said Allison Perkins, Editor at SalutetoSpouses.com. “SalutetoSpouses.com is a community where military spouses can find support, information and resources tailored to their unique needs.” The expansion of the siteÂ coincides with Military Spouse Appreciation Day, which is on Friday,Â May 6. Salute to Spouses Scholarship Bryant & Stratton College Online has a tradition of successfully serving the educational needs of military veterans, retirees, active duty personnel and their families. Sponsored by Bryant & Stratton College Online’s military relations department, SalutetoSpouses.com is the home of the college’s Salute to Spouses Scholarship, which awards $6,000 towards a Bryant & Stratton College Online degree to spouses of active duty military personnel. The expansion of the site builds on the success of the scholarship and increases the resources available to military spouses interested in earning their degree or building a sustainable career. SalutetoSpouses.com will engage its user community on a variety of topics through forums and blogs. Registered community members will also be able to receive a monthly newsletter that keeps them apprised of new content that has been added to the site that month. “We understand the commitment and sacrifices that military spouses make. We are proud to support them with the Salute to Spouses scholarship and now with SalutetoSpouses.com, which will help by providing critical information on career and education issues specific to their experience as a military spouse,” said Ed Dennis, Military Relations Manager at Bryant & Stratton College Online. About Bryant & Stratton College Established in 1854, Bryant & Stratton College is one of the nation’s pioneers in career education and is the premier provider of online associate’s degrees. For more than 155 years, the college hasÂ assistedÂ students in acquiring the career skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. Currently, Bryant & Stratton College Online offers four online bachelor’s degree programs, eleven online associate’s degree programs and ten online certificate programs in a variety of fields, including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Some online programs are not yet available in all states. The college also offers flexible scheduling at its 17 campuses located in four states: New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin. Bryant & Stratton College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Bryant & Stratton College Online proudly supports U.S. troops and their families and is a member of the Service members Opportunities College (SOC) consortium. Bryant & Stratton College is also an approved institution for the training of U.S. veterans and their family in accordance with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.