Arlington, Va. – July 13, 2017 – Steve Gunderson, president and CEO of CECU, recently made comments at a U.S. Department of Education public hearing held in Dallas, Texas ahead of negotiated rulemaking sessions on gainful employment and borrower defense to repayment. Read the comments here.
Employers Agree—Staff and Curriculum are what make the Program Thrive
Posted with permission from Pima Medical Institute
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (July 10, 2017) – Pima Medical Institute’s Radiography program at the Chula Vista, Calif., campus has experienced a lot of success over the past several years. Students and healthcare employers credit the program’s accomplishments to dedicated, knowledgeable faculty.
Since 2004, every graduating cohort has seen a 100 percent first-time pass rate for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’ licensing exam—that’s 20 consecutive cohorts or 413 graduates.
July 7, 2017 – Washington, DC – The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that 7 million Americans were unemployed in June, while at the same time 6 million jobs remain unfilled in America. This jobs gap exists because millions of prospective employees lack appropriate career education, training and skills.
June 30, 2017 - Washington, DC - Steve Gunderson, president and CEO of CECU, sent the following open letter to Chairman Alexander and Chairwoman Foxx regarding the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): Read the letter here.
June 16, 2017 – Washington, DC – The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) this month reported that 6.9 million Americans are unemployed, while at the same time 6 million jobs remain unfilled in America. This gap in labor exists because employers demand job-ready employees and millions of prospective employees are simply not able to bridge the skills gap without appropriate career education and training. One such field is vocational nurses, where 117,300 skilled professionals are needed by 2024.