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Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

Written by Sara Klein from an interview with Valerie Cimarossa, Vice President, Marketing & Technology, Chief of Staff, University of Advancing Technology
The University of Advancing Technology is making a difference in the world of technology to the community of Tempe, Arizona and the Greater Phoenix area with Perimeter83. Perimeter83 is a new business-to-business (B2B) workforce development arm of the school and co-working space located on the UAT campus.

Employer Engagement Adds Significant Value to Career College Curricula, Students and Graduates

Employer Engagement Adds Significant Value to Career College Curricula, Students and Graduates

By Jennifer Paugh, President, MIAT College of Technology and John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology
To gain a competitive edge once career college students graduate and pass all required exams, potential employers who are willing and able to adopt a proactive, early-stage recruiting approach can become involved with career colleges in a variety of strategically beneficial ways.

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

Beyond the Classroom: Preparing for the Future

By Nancy L. Jones, Senior Director of Student Affairs, Graham Nott, Vice President – Academic Affairs and Koula Foura, Student Affairs Manager, Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.
Concorde Career Colleges found in talking to employers that they were struggling to find employees who not only possessed the knowledge to do the job but also had the soft skills necessary to succeed. Concorde recognized this challenge and took steps to further developed soft skills delivery within their curriculum.

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

The Community Connection – How Pima Medical Institute Utilizes Strategic Partnerships

By Jen Spurlin, Corporate Director of Education and John Hanson, Regional Director of Operations, Pima Medical Institute
A look at how Pima Medical Institute utilizes strategic community partnerships to further its mission to improve people’s lives by providing the best value in medical career education.

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

Assuring Graduates are Prepared for Work and Careers: The Essential Employability Qualities Certification

By Melanie Booth, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education
Designed in partnership with higher educational programs, students, and employers, the EEQ CERT offers a new approach for assuring and communicating educational programs’ quality, relevance, and value.

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

The EEQ CERT: A New Way to Assure and Communicate Program Quality, Relevance, & Value

By Melanie Booth, Ed.D., Executive Director, The Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education, reprinted with permission
As a result of the Quality Assurance Commons for Higher & Postsecondary Education’s work – and in partnership with 27 academic programs from 14 institutions across the country – they have designed the Essential Employability Qualities Certification, or EEQ CERT.

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

The Principles of Professionalism: Ensuring Students Make the Grade in the Real World

By Pamela Eyring, Owner and President, The Protocol School of Washington®
Understanding the fundamentals of business protocol and professional etiquette are more important than ever in our ever-changing multicultural workforce. But there are nuances and subtle shifts in professional behavior that will make your graduates stand out from the competition.

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources

Exploring Educational and Healthcare Provider Partnerships to Improve Graduate Placement and Healthcare Recruiting Outcomes

By Dr. Amanda Smith, Vice Provost - Curriculum and Academic Services and Beth Garland, Senior Vice President - Strategic Operations, Ultimate Medical Academy
As healthcare providers face increasing competition to source strong employees in a tight labor market, proactive partnerships with educational institutions can help build a pipeline of job-ready candidates. This article discusses how Ultimate Medical Academy is implementing a strategic plan to help graduates obtain jobs and to help healthcare employers reduce interview-to-hire ratios, optimize hiring channels, and decrease hiring costs.

Perimeter83 Gives Local Tech Startups Access to UAT’s Resources