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CECU Statement on Closure of Education Corporation of America Campuses

Following the news that Education Corporation of America abruptly closed its campuses, Steve Gunderson, President and CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities, released the following statement: “We concur with the U.S. Department of Education’s strong statement condemning Education Corporation of America’s decision to suddenly close its campuses. Innocent students are most at risk in More Info »

San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. completes acquisition of Carrington College

Carrington College Will Continue to Operate as a Separate Education Institution San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Carrington College, a regionally-accredited institution that provides a career-focused curriculum in the allied health fields. San Joaquin Valley College, Inc. is now the parent organization of Carrington College and its existing San More Info »

Fallout From For-Profit College Chain’s Closure Could Have Been Prevented – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The announcement on Wednesday that the Education Corporation of America was closing some 70 colleges that it owns was a big shock to tens of thousands of students and employees at those campuses. It was much less of a surprise to some higher-education experts who have been following the company’s recent troubles. “When you look More Info »

Northwestern College conducted Radiography Pinning Ceremony for graduates

[Bridgeview, IL] On Saturday, December 1, Northwestern College conducted its Radiography Pinning Ceremony for the Fall 2018 Radiologic Technology Program graduates. Sixteen (16) graduates participated in the ceremony, which served as their formal induction into the Radiologic Technology profession. The Radiography Pinning Ceremony was conducted in the auditorium of Northwestern College’s Bridgeview Campus. The 16 More Info »

Additional Coverage of Education Corporation of America Closing

For-Profit College Chain Closes, Shutting Out Nearly 20,000 Student – The New York Times Virginia College and Brightwood College closing; for-profit operator cites dwindling enrollment – The Washington Post Experts talk options for former Brightwood students – News Channel 5 Colleges offering to help displaced Brightwood College students – WSMV Why Brightwood College, Virginia College More Info »