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WyoTech celebrates 50 years at 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas

November 23, 2016

For 50 years, WyoTech has been educating the technicians of tomorrow in state-of-the-art facilities around the country. To celebrate their 50-year history, the students and instructors customized a Ford van with the look of the ‘70s but the technology of

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WyoTech a hot auto trend at 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas

November 23, 2016

Today’s high-tech machines require high-tech training and for 50 years, WyoTech has been educating the technicians of tomorrow in state-of-the-art facilities around the country. Cars today are like computers on wheels and they require a special level of expertise. This

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Ford Authority article by Aaron Birch: WyoTech’s retro-fabulous Ford Transit concept: SEMA 2016

November 18, 2016

Leave it to a school system specializing in automotive-related education to come up with one of the coolest custom Ford Transit vans the world has ever seen. WyoTech, formerly the Wyoming Technical Institute, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

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WyoTech to debut Ford conversion van that combines the best of retro styling with advanced technology

November 18, 2016

To mark its 50th anniversary, WyoTech will unveil two vehicles that students, graduates and instructors have customized as part of a “Chop Cut Rebuild” feature at this year’s SEMA Show. Individuals at the Blairsville, Pa., campus were responsible for designing

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ECMC Group response to The Century Foundation article

September 29, 2016

In response to a report by The Century Foundation, ECMC Group released the following statement: While ECMC Group fully cooperated with the authors of the latest The Century Foundation report and provided them with extensive information, they portrayed what we

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ECMC Group president and CEO Dave Hawn to assume new role as CEO of Urban Ventures effective Sept. 1

August 10, 2016

ECMC Group announced today that Dave Hawn, president and CEO, will leave the organization to assume a new role as CEO of Urban Ventures, effective Sept. 1. Urban Ventures is a faith-based nonprofit organization that aims to build a city

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Inside Higher Ed article by Paul Fain: Next Act for Corinthian Campuses

July 28, 2016

Zenith Education Group, which 18 months ago bought more than half of Corinthian Colleges' campuses, has a new leader and a new $250 million endowment. ECMC Group, the large student loan guaranty agency, spent $24 million for 53 WyoTech and

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Zenith Education Group Board of Directors appoints Peter J. Taylor president and CEO of Zenith; ECMC Group announces $250 million contribution to ECMC Foundation to help support Zenith initiatives to promote student success

July 28, 2016

Zenith Education Group, a nonprofit affiliate of ECMC Group, today announced that its board of directors has appointed Peter J. Taylor as president and chief executive officer of Zenith Education Group (Zenith) effective Aug. 1. The ECMC Group Board of

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Everest Massage Therapy Programs Now Include AMTA Membership

June 3, 2016

Everest Massage Therapy programs everywhere just received exciting news. This week, Zenith announced that all program locations now include American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) membership. And the AMTA is including complimentary student memberships to all Everest Massage Therapy students! The

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Zenith Becomes NCCER Training Sponsor

May 11, 2016

​Students enrolled in construction-related programs at several Zenith locations now have the opportunity to earn industry-recognized credentials from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). NCCER is a not-for-profit, education foundation, created in 1996 by leaders in the

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Zenith Education Group Statement from Dave Hawn

March 14, 2016

In response to a story posted by the Associated Press, Zenith Education Group released the following statement from Dave Hawn, president and CEO of ECMC Group and interim president and CEO of Zenith Education Group: “With our country facing a

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Zenith Education Group to roll out new financial aid process across nonprofit Everest and WyoTech schools

March 10, 2016

Delivering on commitments to put students first, improve affordability and promote transparency, process includes interactive pre-enrollment financial literacy counseling and ‘breather period’ for prospective students March 8, 2016 — Zenith Education Group (Zenith) announced today that its newly developed financial

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Zenith Education Group applauds White House decision to double the number of TechHire cities, grow pipeline of U.S. tech workers

March 10, 2016

In announcement today, White House highlights Zenith as a leader in expanding access to technology skills training for under-served populations March 9, 2016 — Dave Hawn, president and CEO of ECMC Group and interim president and CEO of Zenith Education

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