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‘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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HOUSTON (April 23, 2010) – Everest Institute‘s Houston Hobby campus now offers career training for dental assistants. Projections indicate that the need for dental assistants will grow 36 percent over the next 10 years making it among the fastest growing occupations.* The campus is now enrolling students for this new program.

“There is ample need for dental assistants in our local communities,” said Everest‘s Houston Hobby campus president, Adebola Hamed. “Our dental assisting graduates will fill a vital need for employers, including dental offices, dental supply houses/manufacturers, dental hospitals, dental laboratories, insurance companies and the dental department of military bases.”

Dental assistant training is eight months long and includes the study of general dentistry, dental office emergencies, dental radiography, dental specialties, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, laboratory procedures, dental anatomy, front office procedures and an off-site dental externship.

Graduates of the program are qualified to handle a diverse array of responsibilities in the delivery of dental care, which include chairside assisting methods, patient procedures and related office and laboratory duties.

About Everest Institute’s Houston Hobby Campus

Everest Institute – Houston Hobby campus serves the Houston, Texas area and is located at 7151 Office City Drive, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77087. In addition to dental assistant training, the campus offers health care programs in medical assisting, medical administrative assistant and medical insurance billing and coding.

About Everest

Everest Colleges and Institutes provide career-oriented diploma and degree programs in health care, criminal justice, skilled trades, business, legal, and information technology. Everest has eight campuses throughout Texas – Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. Everest has over 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada, and is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit http://www.Everest.edu.

* Adapted from the Professional and Related Occupations – Dental Assistants section of the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market data and other factors will impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.

** Programs may vary by campus.


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.

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