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2012-07-31 06:31:31

JAMAICA, N.Y., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Automotive & Diesel Institute (NYADI), the premier New York auto mechanic school, is pleased to announce the launch of their new website at NYADI.com. The new website features a spectacular responsive design that offers clear viewing on any device (computer, iPad, SmartPhone, etc.), as well as improved navigation and search functions. NYADI.com also offers extensive information to potential students on auto mechanic careers, the...

2012-07-30 02:20:42

Automaker Marks Fourth Year of Donations, Topping $600K SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nissan Americas has donated another $150,000 to the Universal Technical Institute Foundation. The donation marks the fourth consecutive year that the automaker's charitable foundation has made a contribution to the UTI Foundation. It elevates Nissan's total charitable giving to the UTI Foundation to $645,000. The donation funds the Nissan Automotive...

2012-07-23 10:21:32

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 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 third quarter ended June 30, 2012, on Thursday, August 2, 2012, after market close. UTI will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on the same day to discuss its fiscal 2012 third quarter financial results and operating performance....

2012-07-23 02:20:53

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that the United States Department of Justice has notified the Company that it is the subject of a preliminary investigation concerning Federal False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. Section 3729 et seq.) claims. The Company understands that a former employee alleged UTI's compensation of its enrollment counselors violated the...

2012-07-19 14:20:08

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In July 2002, NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech), a 146,000-square-foot training facility in Mooresville, N.C. - known as "Race City, USA" - elevated the term "auto mechanic." The campus opened as the first technical training school to combine a complete automotive technology program and a NASCAR-specific motorsports program offering NASCAR technician courses. NASCAR Tech, a branch campus of Universal Technical Institute of Arizona, Inc.,...

2012-07-14 23:03:08

And the 2nd Annual, 2012 WIN+CALSA Scholarship goes to... Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD)! WIN is providing $50,000 for implementation resources and professional development focused on bringing an even higher level of relevance to the classroom. Similar to last year's winners, Pomona Unified School District, SUHSD is an exemplary model, with exceptional administrators, educators, and learners. Everyone anticipates another fruitful year resulting from this partnership: helping...

2012-07-13 23:01:23

The government has introduced a new round of funding for higher apprenticeship schemes, according to National Apprenticeship Service London, UK (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Leading learning management software provider Perspective has welcomed the introduction of a host of new apprenticeship funding programmes. Announced by business secretary Vince Cable, the new higher apprenticeship schemes will involve a number of sectors ranging from carbon engineering and aviation through to legal services....

2012-07-12 02:21:42

Continued focus on Commercializing HTL, Financing and Growing Reserves CALGARY, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN) announced today that it is continuing to make progress with its priority initiatives and the following provides a summary of that activity. The Company continues to advance its primary objectives of building reserves and commercializing the Heavy-to-Light (HTL(TM)) technology.  By the end of 2012 the Company expects to make...

2012-07-11 14:20:06

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With great sadness, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) today announced the passing of the company's founder Robert Sweet. He passed away on July 9, 2012, at the age of 87. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120711/LA39008) "We are deeply saddened by the loss of Bob Sweet," said Kim McWaters, chief executive officer of Universal Technical Institute. "He was an industry visionary and pioneer, and his commitment...

2012-07-11 02:26:40

Canada's only national, multi-trade and technology event puts the spotlight on skilled trade and technology students and apprentices OTTAWA, July 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Skills/Compétences Canada, a not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies, today announced that the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA Canada) has signed on as a Presenting Sponsor of the next three...