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2012-12-14 00:20:10

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI), the leading provider of motorcycle technical education training, is proud to announce Chapparal Honda L&Mc Racing as its 2013 MMI Supercross Intern Program partner. L&Mc Racing, owned by Supercross champion, Jeremy McGrath and well-known team manager, Larry Brooks, joins as the fourth team to work with MMI's Intern Program. "We've hired MMI grads in the past, and while we know what they are...

2012-12-12 20:20:14

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, today reported that after 15 years of service on the Board, A. Richard Caputo, has announced his retirement from the Board, effective February 19, 2013, and will not be standing for re-election as director of the Company when his current term expires. Mr. Caputo is the longest standing independent board member having served since 1997....

2012-12-01 05:03:38

Prestigious accreditation demonstrates commitment to high-quality lifelong learning. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded reaccreditation status to 360training.com. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The accreditation period extends for five years and includes all programs offered or created during that time. “As the...

2012-11-28 12:25:31

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. educational institutions and the business world must collaborate to develop more effective job-specific career pathways, a new McGraw-Hill Research Foundation white paper says. The result of an increased collaboration will be more hires, greater opportunities for advancement, and a pathway to prosperity for students who do not pursue traditional college degrees. "Portable, Stackable Credentials: A New Education Model for Industry-Specific Career...

2012-11-27 20:20:11

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI, "the Company"), the leading provider of automotive technician training, stated earlier today on a conference call and in a press release, that it expected 2013 new student starts for the first half of the year to be flat to slightly down before possibly improving during the second half, resulting in full year new student starts to be close to flat year over year. The Form 10-K, which...

2012-11-27 16:25:46

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of children diagnosed with autism, Asperger's Disorder, ADHD, and other special needs increases, centers that provide these children with the training they will need to develop essential life skills are more in demand than ever. Silverlining, a new designer resale boutique in Culver City and exciting initiative of The Help Group, serves as an innovative vocational training center for students with special needs. (Logo:...

2012-11-16 16:20:29

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that its board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend on UTI common stock of $0.10 per share, payable on December 21, 2012, to common stockholders of record as of December 7, 2012. About Universal Technical Institute, Inc. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:...

2012-11-13 16:20:34

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2012 fourth quarter ended September 30, 2012, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, after market close. UTI will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the same day to discuss its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter financial results and operating performance....

2012-11-10 00:20:07

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Chosen by industry. Ready to work,' is not just another tagline. It captures the spirit of Universal Technical Institute (UTI) students, instructors, and employees, and that spirit has transcended outside the confines of NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech) and onto NASCAR championship race teams. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/LA10380) On Saturday, Nov. 3, UTI students and instructors rejoiced when a sixth-place...

2012-11-08 08:28:41

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff Development for Educators (SDE) presenter Deanna Jump was recently paid a visit by a reporter and camera crew from CNN. The 17-year elementary school teacher from Macon, Georgia recently became a millionaire by selling her lesson ideas on the popular website, TeachersPayTeachers.com. CNN reported that over a three-year span, Deanna has posted over 60 lessons, has sold over 161,000 of them at about nine dollars each, and has become the...