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Posted October 13, 2010on:
‘Dream Maker’ Award Honors Judge Nazaretian
TAMPA, Fla. — October 12, 2010 – Corinthian Colleges, Inc. today announced that Peter Nicholas “Nick” Nazaretian of Tampa, Fla., has been named the national recipient of the 2010 Dream Maker Award.
Nazaretian, a seasoned Hillsborough County Court Judge and host of truTV cable network’s “Pet Court,” was selected for his role as an outstanding instructor and faculty advisor at Everest University in Tampa.
Since 1992, Nazaretian has been a mainstay at the campus providing his skills and expertise as an instructor for career college students studying in the paralegal, criminal justice and criminal investigations programs.
“Judge Nazaretian deserves this honor. He is passionate about his students and dedicated to helping them achieve success,” said Mike Barlow, campus president. “He shares his job experiences to motivate them and to help them make their career dreams a reality.”
The Dream Maker Award, presented by Everest University’s parent company, Corinthian Colleges Inc., recognizes instructors who have changed student lives for the better through education. Nazaretian was selected from among instructors teaching on more than 100 campuses across the U.S. and Canada.
Everest University-Tampa is located at 3319 W. Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa, FL 33614. The campus offer programs and degrees in accounting, applied management, business including MBA, computer information science, criminal investigations, criminal justice, electrical, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), massage therapy, medical assisting, medical insurance billing and coding, paralegal and pharmacy technician.
Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. The company’s mission is to prepare students for careers in demand or for advancement in their chosen field. Corinthian offers diploma programs and associates, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in a variety of high-demand occupational areas, including healthcare, business, criminal justice, transportation technology and maintenance, construction trades and information technology. More information can be found on Corinthian’s Web site at www.CCi.edu.
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SANTA ANA, Calif. (December 17, 2009) Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCi), parent company of Everest Universities, Everest Colleges and Everest Institutes, has signed an agreement with Massage Envy to offer conditional employment to Everest Massage Therapy graduates in the chain’s clinics. Under the terms of the agreement, Everest will incorporate Massage Envy’s requirements into the curriculum, and in turn, Massage Envy will grant interviews to all Everest Massage Therapy graduates who apply to work in one of the clinics.
“With more than 600 clinics in 42 states, this is clearly an exciting opportunity for our schools and students,” said Wendy Cullen, CCi’s VP of employer development. “Not only is joining Massage Envy a great opportunity for our graduates, Massage Envy is also a committed partner. They sit on our national advisory council and are frequent participants in community events such as campus job fairs. We are proud of our most important contribution to the partnership: well-trained, professional massage therapists whose skills underscore the quality of our programs.”
“We, at Massage Envy, have always been impressed with the quality of graduates from Everest Colleges,” says CG Funk, Massage Envy’s vice president of industry relations and product development.
Funk was instrumental in working with CCi’s corporate massage education team to enhance current curriculum, which meets Massage Envy’s strict guidelines for massage therapist staff members. Massage Envy currently employs 16,000 therapists and projects hiring over 2,000 massage therapists in 2010.
According to Cullen, similar partnerships and strategic alliances will be added to CCi’s portfolio in the future. “We are well-positioned to partner on a national level. Over the past few years we have standardized our curriculum and policies and we are poised to leverage our size and scope to the advantage of our students, business partners and company.”
About Massage Envy
Massage Envy Limited, LLC, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise of massage clinics is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage services to consumers with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy has opened more than 600 clinics with new locations opening every month in 42 states. For more information, visit www.MassageEnvy.com.
About Everest and CCi
Everest Colleges, Institutes and Universities provide career-oriented diploma and degree programs in healthcare, criminal justice, skilled trades, business, paralegal and information technology. Everest is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, and has more than 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada. Join the Everest conversation at Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. For more information, visit http://www.everest.edu.