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2012-09-19 06:20:30

DUBLIN, September 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAT has announced it will replace the current training system in its Apprentices School with a dual one, based on the German system. This will combine theory and practice, and provide students with solid professional experience. The new syllabus will increase the number of hours by 57% (from 2,950 to 4,625) in comparison to the current system, and gives equal importance to training and work in terms of hours. The new dual...

2012-09-11 14:20:16

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 11, 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 September 28, 2012, to common stockholders of record as of September 21, 2012. About Universal Technical Institute, Inc. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) is...

2012-09-11 06:23:04

$4.84 Million Initiative to Help Students Connect with Income Supports, Earn Credentials WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With backing from the nation's leading foundations, seven community and technical colleges announced today they will pilot an initiative testing innovative approaches to increase the number of students who earn postsecondary credentials. Benefits Access for College Completion (BACC) is a three-year, $4.84 million initiative funded by the Ford...

2012-09-06 06:31:03

CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE: ESI), a leading provider of technology-oriented degree programs, will make an investor presentation on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. ET at the BMO Capital Markets 12(th) Annual Back to School Education Conference in New York, NY. Presenting will be Daniel M. Fitzpatrick, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The presentation will be webcast live and available afterward in an archived...

2012-09-02 23:02:48

Constrained state funding will limit growth of junior colleges; however, revenue will grow steadily in the next five years. In particular, the industry will rely on tuition increases and federal funding growth. Also, increased globalization will lead institutions to provide more distance learning programs, providing an opportunity for future industry growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Community Colleges industry. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

2012-08-31 10:20:36

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) will be presenting at the BMO Capital Markets 12(th) Annual Back to School Education Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York on Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Kimberly McWaters, chief executive officer, and John Jenson, vice president and corporate controller, will be presenting. A webcast of the presentation will be posted on the UTI investor relations website at...

2012-08-29 02:22:36

DULUTH, Ga., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an accredited, online training institution, is proud to announce the addition of CUR105: Infant Care to the online child care training course catalog. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) It is essential for infant caregivers to understand the specific needs and developmental characteristics of children between birth and 12 months of age. While the course is geared toward...

2012-08-27 23:01:42

The Bair Foundation will be hosting their first Western Region Conference through a collaborated effort with Slippery Rock University Social Work Department New Wilmington, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 On October 11 and 12, 2012, the staff of The Bair Foundation - New Wilmington office will be hosting a regional training called “Tapestry — Where Each Piece is Essential”. Several training opportunities will be available over a two day period to provide child welfare...

2012-08-22 14:20:20

PHOENIX, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) was recently the recipient of five new motorcycle engines for use in its Factory Authorized Suzuki Training (FAST) elective labs. Both MMI campuses - Phoenix and Orlando, Fla. - received engines from American Suzuki Motor Co., Inc. Each campus received two RM-Z450K engines, and Orlando also received one GSX-R600 engine. "American Suzuki Motorcycle Technical Training is pleased to donate these engines for use in...

2012-08-20 14:20:17

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), a leading provider of technical education training, today announced key leadership changes in its Marketing and Operations organizations. Effective immediately, Thomas E. Riggs, the current Senior Vice President of Operations will now serve as the company's Senior Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Riggs succeeds Richard P. Crain, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy. Mr. Crain...