2012 Employer of the Year
This award seeks to honor those companies that consistently employ graduates of private sector colleges and universities in their fields. Outstanding employers show a proven long term commitment to private sector schools and their graduates through employment, internships and externships, and developing unique relationships with the schools and students themselves.
National Winner - HCA HealthCare Eastern Division
Since January 2011, HCA Healthcare has hired 120 graduates of Keiser University, who are working in HCA’s 70 plus healthcare sites in Florida. Additionally, HCA Healthcare and Keiser University work together so that graduates of Keiser University are able to obtain their clinical externship experience at HCA Healthcare sites.
Regional Winner - Wright Automotive
Wright Automotive Group was selected for this award due to its long-standing relationship with Rosedale Technical Institute. Over the last three years, Wright Automotive Group has hired 32 Rosedale Tech graduates in its 11 Western Pennsylvania dealerships.