Spring/Summer 2010

  • By Jenny Faubert More and more students are choosing career colleges for higher education. Why? The convenience and flexibility is appealing to students who have to work full-time while enrolled, have families or need retraining. The growth of career colleges in today’s down economy is mirrored by the tremendous increase in applicants for the Imagine America scholarship and award...
  • By Andrea Spisak A student who strives to be successful in life can gain assistance from Western Career College (WCC). At WCC, the focus is on the students. From enrollment to graduation and throughout an individual’s career, WCC makes every effort to ensure success. Western Career College, which started as a family business, now has thousands of students at nine different...
  • As a young mother of a 2-year-old daughter, Daphne Glunt made the choice to further her education after high school at a career college. After doing some research on the Internet, Glunt found YTI Career Institute located in Mechanicsburg, PA. Finding a college nearby with programs in the healthcare field was very important to Glunt. After going to an open house and meeting the program...
  • Traditional academia has long placed a badge of prestige, respect and consequence on the studies, opinions and theories published in peer-reviewed journals. While university professors, researchers and faculty have gotten used to these academic journals as a way to share their ideas, career college leaders have never had a similar outlet – until now! This year, Career Education...
  • A: Well, the Imagine America Foundation has great news! We are in the process of updating the program search feature so you can highlight the programs of study your college offers, and this can be searchable for all interested students. The Imagine America Foundation is excited about the new program search feature launching in the summer of 2010. This new feature is available to every college...
  • By Jenny Faubert The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) welcomes Cheri Rudd. Rudd has been appointed as the client services representative for the Foundation. In this position, Rudd's primary responsibility will be to work closely with participating career colleges to assist and support them with the Imagine America scholarship and award programs. “It’s very nice to be part...
  • This study focused on measuring the impact of the comprehensive Faculty Development Program offered by the Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), a career college employee development and performance improvement initiative formed by the Imagine America Foundation and MaxKnowledge Inc. The evaluation study was conducted in collaboration with Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI), a...
  • One of the goals for the 21st Century Workforce Fund is to conduct research that elevates the public’s understanding of the vital role of career colleges and their students nationwide. The Foundation, through financial support from the 21st Century Workforce Fund, has initiated research studies focused on the impact of career colleges, their role in meeting the nation’s current...