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For All Everest Enthusiasts
If you’re an Everest student or alumni, we are proud of you for taking a big step toward following your educational dreams. If you’re an Everest employee/staffer, then we know you’re helping change students’ lives every day. Whether you’re connected to an Everest College, Everest Institute, Everest University or Everest University Online (a division of Everest University), we want to give you a chance to show off your school pride with a special Facebook Twibbon!

What’s the “Everest for life” Facebook Twibbon?
The “Everest for life” Facebook Twibbon is a small, transparent graphic that you can add to your Facebook Profile picture. It’s really easy to add and is a great way to show that you’re proud of your connection with Everest.

How Do I Get the Facebook Twibbon?
To add the “Everest for life” Twibbon to your Facebook Profile picture, first make sure you’re signed in to Facebook. Then, just click on the image above or click here to go the “Everest for life” Twibbon page:

  1. Click the big “Facebook Connect” button to add the Twibbon application to Facebook, then click on the Facebook “Allow” button to finalize.
  2. You should be back on the Twibbon.com page. On the left, you’ll see the preview section for the “Everest for life” Twibbon and how it’s positioned on top of your Facebook Profile picture.
  3. Resize the “Everest for life” Twibbon however you’d like by using the “Twibbon size” slider bar. Drag/drop the Twibbon into the desired position over your Facebook Profile picture.
  4. Edit the “Optional Message of support” if you feel like it, then click the blue “Show my support now!” button to finish.

An update will automatically be posted to your Facebook Profile Wall and you should also see a new Facebook Photo Album called “Twibbons.” This will help your fellow Everest enthusiasts learn how to get their own “Everest for life” Facebook Twibbon!

Did You Know Everest Is on Facebook?
Yes, Everest has Fan Pages on Facebook! Check out your different options for joining the Everest Facebook community:

‘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.

Media Contact: Jamie Floer, APR, Wragg & Casas Public Relations
Contact by phone: 407-244-3685 or email: jfloer@wraggcasas.com

The 2010 New Year’s Resolution YouTube Contest has concluded. We asked contest entrants to create 60-second-or-less videos in which they tell us about their 2010 New Year’s Resolutions and we’re very pleased to announce the winner: Beau Chevassus from Enumclaw, WA!

The following entrants have won $50 gift cards. Click their names to view their video entries:

Best Video Wins two airline tickets to anywhere in the continental US

SANTA ANA, Calif., (January 6, 2010) – The best New Year’s Resolution video could yield two airline tickets to anywhere in the continental United States for to the grand prize winner of the “2010 Everest New Year’s Resolution Getaway” video contest. Contestants have until January 30 to create and upload a YouTube video no longer than one minute documenting their resolutions.

A panel of judges will select the winner based on each video’s originality and creativity, adherence to creative assignment, and overall appeal. The winner will be notified on February 9, and the video content will be featured on the Everest YouTube Channel. The top 10 finalists will win an Everest Prize Pack and will be featured on the channel. Everest will also create a YouTube video that highlights some of the best entries.

All contestants must be 18 or older to participate. Students and employees of Everest, WyoTech, Heald or Corinthian Colleges as well as their families are encouraged to participate, but are not eligible to win prizes.

For official rules, and more information about the contest, visit http://resolutions.everest.edu.

About Everest

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 about Everest career training, visit http://www.everest.edu.

Everest will hold a New Year’s Resolution Contest on YouTube that will reward 11 lucky winners for sharing their 2010 New Year’s Resolutions.

Entrants only need to create and upload to YouTube a 60-second-or-less video in which they share their 2010 New Year’s resolution; videos will be judged on creativity, quality and originality.

One grand prize winner will receive two FREE airline tickets, and an additional 10 winners will receive a $50 gift card.

We are officially launching this contest Monday, January 4, 2010 and the entry period ends at 11:59 p.m. on January 31, 2010.

Entrants can participate by visiting http://resolutions.everest.edu or by posting a YouTube video response to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTj_s1pFJIM

We will post the winning video on our YouTube Channel the week of February 8, 2010 and also compile and similarly post a vignette of some of the more interesting video entries.

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.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Students at Everest University – one of Florida’s leading career colleges with 14 campuses across the state – are taking the stress out of the holidays with free massage clinics for shoppers, “Knotty to Nice.”

The students, in training to be licensed massage therapists (LMTs), will be available on a first come, first serve basis to provide free chair massages from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11 and 18 at Orlando Fashion Square, East Colonial and Maguire in Orlando.

In the spirit of the season, donations for the mall’s partner, A Gift for Teaching, are appreciated.

What: Free Holiday Massage Clinic “Knotty to Nice”. Donations to A Gift for Teaching (www.agiftforteaching.org) are welcome.
When: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays, Dec. 11 and 18
Where: Orlando Fashion Square, East Colonial Drive and Maguire, Orlando, FL 32803, at Maguire Blvd. in Orlando.
Who: Everest University – North Orlando campus massage therapy instructors and students will be giving free chair massages to shoppers

Photo Opportunity:
Come in knotty…make a donation to charity…leave nice!
Everest University – North Orlando campus massage therapy instructors and students will be giving free chair massages to shoppers, massage tips and demonstrations of stress-busting techniques. Must be 18 years old to participate, or 17 years old or younger, must be accompanied by an adult.
Sore-shouldered photographers/videographers welcome!

Everest Universities and Institutes
In addition to massage therapy, Everest provides career-oriented associates, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business, healthcare, criminal justice, paralegal, and information technology. Everest has more than 15,000 students at 14 campuses in Florida and participates in the Florida Statewide Course Numbering System. Everest is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. Learn more about other Everest programs. Media may contact Jamie Floer, APR, Wragg & Casas Public Relations, phone: 407-244-3685, or email: jfloer@wraggcasas.com.


Everest College Information

Everest provides students with short-term career training in a variety of popular programs*. Our schools offer diplomas and/or degrees in:
Students can also earn online degrees through Everest University Online, a division of Everest University.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.everest.edu/disclosures or www.everestonline.edu/disclosures.

*Programs vary by campus.

SHOW OFF YOUR EVEREST PRIDE

Show off your Everest Pride with a custom "Twibbon": a small graphic you can add to your Facebook and/or Twitter profile pictures.

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