ADVISORY, Dec. 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Sallie Mae, the nation's No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, will ring The NASDAQ Opening Bell from a remote location at its headquarters in Newark, Delaware. Sallie Mae, whose formal name is SLM Corporation, chose to transfer its stock exchange listing to the NASDAQ Global Select Market, effective today, December 12, 2011.
In honor of the occasion, Albert L. Lord, Vice Chairman & CEO, Sallie Mae, will be joined by other Sallie Mae executives to ring the Opening Bell.
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About Sallie Mae:
Sallie Mae (Nasdaq:SLM) is the nation's No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Whether college is a long way off or just around the corner, Sallie Mae helps turn education dreams into reality for 25 million customers. With products and services that include college savings programs, scholarship search tools, education loans, tuition insurance, and online banking, Sallie Mae offers solutions that help families save, plan, and pay for college. Sallie Mae also provides financial services at hundreds of college campuses as well as for federal and state governments. Learn more at SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.
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