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2009-12-14 12:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Students and instructors from Everest College - one of the Pacific Northwest's leading career colleges with nine campuses in Oregon and Washington - are taking the stress out of the holidays during the third annual "Knotty to Nice" event, offering a complimentary massage clinic for shoppers. The students, in training to be licensed massage therapists (LMTs), and instructors will be available on a first come, first serve basis to provide complimentary...

2009-11-19 12:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest College plans to open its first campus in Santa Ana to help meet the growing demand for hands-on, career-focused education in Orange County. Santa Ana is the county seat and most populous city in Orange County. Everest's parent company, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., has been headquartered in Santa Ana since its founding in 1995. The 37,109-square-foot campus facility will be located in the Civic Center Professional Plaza at 505 Civic...

2009-11-18 08:00:00

NORTH AURORA, Ill., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Few teachers can motivate students like Wendy Skonie. Her medical assisting class at Everest College - North Aurora boasts a 98% student satisfaction rating and 98.6% student retention rate, making it one of the most successful programs on the campus. Skonie's inspirational and instructional skills have not gone unnoticed. Last month, Skonie, an Aurora resident, was honored with the College's national Dream Maker Award for excellence in...

2009-11-10 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pamela Jackson is all too familiar with the concept of adversity. Growing up in the 1980s in Cabrini-Green, a notorious Chicago public housing development, Jackson lost her father to gang violence at an early age, and experienced a life of gang activity, teenage pregnancy, homelessness and neglect. Living with constant struggles, Jackson's father instilled one piece of advice in his young daughter. "Before he died, my father would tell me that...

2009-02-23 14:06:00

Smart Power: Ten Simple Ways for Consumers to Save Money on Electricity Bills SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Little did Thomas Edison realize that the right light bulb would (eventually) generate big savings, not to mention help out the environment. With consumers and businesses alike looking for ways to reduce expenses, never has there been a better time to become more energy efficient and ultimately save money by altering electricity use. "There are simple ways to...

2009-01-14 04:30:00

Becomes First Everest Campus in U.S. to Offer Network and Internet Security Program PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest College's Portland campus has launched a Network and Internet Security Specialist (NISS) program, a course offering designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the information technology industry. Through hands-on exercises and teaching from certified instructors, students will learn how to install, secure, administer and troubleshoot networking...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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