Ashworth College recently announced that as part of the 2010 Graduation activities,the college will offer graduates and guests the opportunity to participate in a career search workshop. The highlight of this year’s workshop will be a panel discussion by CareerBuilder.com, Kelly Services and RE:FOCUS ON CAREERS.
This is the third consecutive year Ashworth has tapped the resources of career experts to provide a value-add for its graduates in the form of a career workshop. The workshop will take place prior to the ceremony on August 7, 2009 at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA.
Exclusively for Ashworth graduates and their guests, the session will offer practical advice on how to effectively utilize the Internet as part of a job search, using staffing and recruiting agencies, and essential networking skills.
“Between the current economy and the Internet, the way people find jobs today has dramatically changed, but not everyone is up to date on the trends,” commented Dr. F. Milton Miller, Ed.D, Ashworth Vice President, Education. “Now that our students have completed their education we want to help them succeed by giving them as many tools as we can. We are fortunate to partner with experts like CareerBuilder, Kelly Services and RE: FOCUS.”
Kelly Services, Inc.provides workforce solutions and world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis, and provides employment to 480,000 employees annually. CareerBuilder.com is the largest online career site in the U.S. with more than 23 million unique visitors, 1 million jobs and 31 million resumes. RE: FOCUS ON CAREERS is a networking organization dedicated to helping professionals enhance their career by providing the tools to encourage professional development, to grow and promote business relationships, to create and develop job leads and contacts, and to continue on a successful career path.
Ashworth College offers students more than 100 career-focused online high school and online career diplomas; undergraduate and graduate online certificate programs; and online Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults.
Mad Mariner, the online daily boating magazine, interviewed Dave Gerr, Director of the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology, on July 20, 2010. Use the links below to listen to the full, 26-minute interview and watch the slide show of more than one hundred boats designed by Westlawn Alumni!
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Founded in 1930, the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology is the only nationally accredited distance-learning school of small-craft design in the United States, and is the not-for-profit educational affiliate of the American Boat and Yacht Council.
American College of Healthcare Sciences recently announced they have hired Fayne Griffiths, MBA, to join the ACHS team as Director of Student Financial Services and Registrar.
Griffiths, who has resided in the Pacific Northwest for more than 30 years, has served students in several Portland-area colleges, including as Director of Student Services, Director of Financial Aid, and Director of Student Financial Services and Registrar.
"I am excited about serving ACHS," Griffiths said. "Helping students who are dedicated to helping others is the highest privilege I could imagine. My goal is to energetically and usefully apply my previous experience to continuous improvement efforts of the College."
Griffiths will work with new and returning ACHS students, "providing stewardship of students' academic information," she said."Enrollment information, grading, and student account information are all areas I will assure the controls are in place to provide complete accuracy."
American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is one of the first accredited, fully online college offering degrees, diplomas, and career-training certificates in complementary alternative medicine. Founded in 1978, ACHS is committed to exceptional online education and is recognized as an industry leader in holistic health education worldwide.
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