Fri. Jun 21st, 2024

Veteran at Career College of California

For Immediate Release

Career College of California Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

Included in national list of Top 25 Vocational and Technical Schools for Veterans

SANTA ANA – Today, Career College of California has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs SM and Military Spouse. The Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data driven ratings about post‐military education and career opportunities.

Institutions competed for the elite Military Friendly® School title by completing a survey of over 100 questions covering ten categories, including military support on campus, graduation and employment outcomes, and military spouse policies. Survey responses were scored against benchmarks across these key indicators of success. In addition, data was independently tested by EY (Ernst & Young) based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media with guidance from an independent Advisory Board of higher education and recruiting professionals. A full list of board members can be found at MilitaryFriendly.com/advisory‐board.

The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation. The methodology used for making the Military Friendly® Schools list has changed the student veteran landscape to one much more transparent, and has played a significant role over the past seven years in capturing and advancing best practices to support military students across the country.

“We are honored to have the opportunity to serve our Veterans and Active Military. Our commitment to all of our students is reflected in our excellent job placement statistics and student satisfaction rates. We will do our best to continue to offer the same exemplary dedication to our graduates for years to come.” ‐Caleb Everett, CEO

About Career College of California:

Based in historic downtown Santa Ana, Career College of California is a vocational school that offers programs in the medical, legal, business and accounting fields. Students participate in eight month to one year training programs that prepare them for a career in their chosen field. Following graduation, students are given intensive job placement assistance to aid in employment. Career College of California enables graduates to secure employment in careers with good long‐term growth prospects by providing high quality job‐skills training, life‐skills workshops, and intensive, individualized placement assistance. For more information see www.careercalifornia.edu. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

About Military Friendly® Schools:

The Military Friendly® Schools designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of thousands of schools nationwide approved for Post‐9/11 GI Bill funding. The school survey, methodology, criteria and weightings are developed with the assistance of an independent Advisory Board comprised of educators and HR, diversity and recruitment professionals from schools across the country. The survey is administered for free and open to all post‐secondary schools who wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found on our website, https://www.militaryfriendly.com.

About Victory Media

Based in Pittsburgh, Victory Media is a service‐disabled, veteran‐owned small business that connects classrooms to careers for the nation’s next generation of professionals. Our datadriven ratings are published in G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur® and STEM JobsSM media, and featured in national media including USA Today, Wall Street Journal, FORTUNE, Bloomberg, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and others. Learn more about our Media, Training and Ratings solutions at victorymedia.com.

For additional information contact: Marion Sistrunk, Director of Communications, Career College of California, 714‐243‐8561, marion@careercalifornia.edu.



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