McKendree University Partners with Allsup, Inc, Offers Online Degree Program to Interested Employees

Employees of Allsup will be offered 10% off tuition.

Online PR News – 15-September-2015 – LEBANON, Ill. – McKendree University is partnering with Allsup, Inc. to offer online BBA and MBA online degree programs to all employees. The university and Allsup recently signed an agreement, which states that all Allsup employees interested in pursuing an online BBA or MBA degree will be eligible for a 10% tuition discount. This partnership is in an effort to encourage the Allsup employees to further their education.

Allsup and its subsidiaries provide nationwide Social Security disability, veterans disability appeal, re-employment, exchange plans, and Medicare services for individuals, their employers, and insurance carriers. Founded in 1984, Allsup has more than 500 employees and is based in Belleville.

“McKendree University and Allsup have a long-standing relationship through our workforce recruiting efforts and this program complements our support of continuous learning among our employees,” said Kim Rist, Director of Human Resources for Allsup. “Allsup depends on the expertise and specialized training of our employees to provide superior customer service and True Help® to our customers across the U.S. We look forward to the accomplishments of employees who take advantage of this educational opportunity and flourish at McKendree University.”

Dr. John Watters, McKendree University’s business division chair and professor of economics, said, “I’m excited about our agreement with Allsup, who is a large employer of high-quality people. Our agreement provides a terrific opportunity for a significant number of these folks to attend McKendree University.”

McKendree’s online BBA is offered with the option of six majors: accounting, business administration, human resource management, management, marketing, and sports management, and it is geared to those who want to further their education and earn their bachelor’s degree. The online MBA is available for students holding a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution seeking a challenging educational experience in a stimulating and friendly environment.

Established in 1828, McKendree University is the oldest college in Illinois. McKendree is dedicated to providing its students with a high quality educational experience by encouraging a broader vision, an enriched purpose, engagement with the community at large, and openness to new ideas. The university instills in its students a passion and dedication to lifelong learning in an atmosphere of open dialogue, free inquiry, and mutual respect.

For more information, please visit McKendree University online at or call 1-800-BEARCAT, ext. 6576.