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Securitas USA Announces New Online University

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Securitas USA Announces New Online University13:35 EDT Tuesday, April 26, 2011PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. introduces the newly-created Securitas USA Online University, a state-of-the-art learning platform that fosters management development by incorporating instructor-led, online course delivery methods used by colleges and universities across the country. This innovative approach incorporates online peer collaboration, various types of learning activities, assessments and a highly interactive and engaging environment proctored by subject matter experts. Bill Barthelemy, chief operating officer, adds "We continue to strengthen our knowledge leader position in the industry by offering this personalized learning environment based on the most advanced and dependable learning platform available today." This approach to management education is based on the Pearson LearningStudio platform that many institutions of higher learning use to deliver innovative education options. The Securitas USA program is scheduled to launch May 27, 2011. About Securitas USA Headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. and its affiliates offer security solutions, including uniformed security officers, mobile patrol and consulting & investigations. Everywhere from small businesses to large corporations, our 100,000 employees are making a difference. For more information, visit: http://www.securitasinc.com About Pearson eCollege Pearson eCollege is a trusted and innovative leader in powering online learning programs and part of Pearson, the world's leading learning company (NYSE: PSO). Pearson eCollege's flagship product -- Pearson LearningStudio -- represents the next generation in learning management systems and provides a comprehensive, flexible and fully supported cloud computing environment for online personalized learning in higher education. For more information, visit http://www.pearsonlearningstudio.com.  SOURCE Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.For further information: Lynne Glovka of Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., lynne.glovka@securitasinc.com