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Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

Curtis Austin
Executive Director

Phone: (850) 577-3139
Fax: (850) 577-3133
E-mail: Curtis@FAPSC.org

 

Latest News & Releases

2014

[August 12, 2014]

Full Sail University Earns Top Honors - Graduate of the Year and School of the Year

[August 12, 2014]

Fortis Institute Administrator Recognized for Service to Students

[August 12, 2014]

Florida National University Honored With Two Top Awards - Faculty Member of the Year and Education Administrator of the Year

[August 12, 2014]

Daytona College Administrator Selected Member of Year For Outstanding Service to Career Schools

[August 12, 2014]

Career College Association Recognizes South Florida CEO For Dedication to Schools, Students

[August 12, 2014]

State Association Awards Honor Outstanding Graduate, Excellence in Service to Career Schools

[May 27, 2014]

Florida Leaders Join Together To Oppose Federal Higher Education Regulation

2013

[September 16, 2013]

City College administrator honored by Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[September 16, 2013]

International Academy of Design and Technology Earns Honors for Student Services from Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[September 16, 2013]

Universal Career School honored for innovation in career services by Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[September 16, 2013]

Virginia College in Tampa takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[September 16, 2013]

Fortis Institute in Pensacola takes home top award from Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[September 16, 2013]

Full Sail University takes home top awards from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[September 16, 2013]

Sullivan & Cogliano Training Centers receives top honors for Graduate of the Year and Faculty of the Year from State Association

[September 16, 2013]

Florida National University receives top honors for School of the Year, Faculty of the Year from State Association of Career Colleges 

[September 16, 2013]

Anthem College takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[September 16, 2013]

MaxKnowledge, Inc. Honored for Service to Career Schools by Florida Association 

[September 16, 2013]

State Association Honors Student Success, School Innovation Among Career Colleges in Florida

[February 12, 2013]

Private Sector Colleges and Universities; Answering the President’s Call to Rebuild the Middle Class through Education and Skills Training

2012 

[December 12, 2012]

State Association Selects Career Education and Workforce Veteran To Lead as New Executive Director

[August 10, 2012]

Full Sail University in Winter Park Garners Graduate, Faculty Awards from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

Sullivan & Cogliano in Miami Gardens takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

Lincoln Diaz-Balart Honored with Award Named for Community Leader from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

Universal Beauty School in Sweetwater takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of South Florida takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

ITT Technical Institute in Bradenton takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges
 

[August 10, 2012]

Florida National University in Hialeah Beach takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

Everest University takes home three top awards from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

Dade Medical College in Homestead takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

American Institute’s Randy Proto takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

DLA Piper’s Dennis Cariello takes home top award from the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[August 10, 2012]

State Association Honors the Best Among Career Colleges in Florida During 2012

[April 13, 2012]

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges Extends Deadline for Annual Scholarship Applications to May 4

[April 04, 2012]

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges Issues Reminder About April 6 Deadline for Scholarship Applicants

[March 22, 2012]

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges Reinforces Commitment to Careers with Latest Benefit

[March 12, 2012]

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges Congratulates Two Florida Winners of National Awards

[March 06, 2012]

One Month Until Deadline for Scholarships Offered Through the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[January 17, 2012]

Deadline Nears for Scholarships Offered Through the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

2011

[November  07, 2011]

Scholarship Program from Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges Seeks Scholarship Applicants for 2012

[September 06, 2011]

‘Hottest Jobs’ tuition awards make higher education possible for students across Florida

[September 01, 2011]

State Association Honors the Best Among Career Colleges in Florida During 2011

[August 10, 2011]

Full Sail University Receives 2 Top State Awards

[August 10, 2011]

Florida Career College Receives 2 State Awards

[August 10, 2011]

MDT Direct Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

Everest University Graduate Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

Ultimate Medical Academy in Tampa Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

Le Cordon Bleu College Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

American Institute Instructor Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

Anthem College Instructor Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

Career Path Training Corp. Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

Concorde Career Institute Receives State Award

[August 10, 2011]

Everest University in Tampa Receives State Award

[June 29, 2011]

My Word: Higher education that works

[June 25, 2011]

For-profit career colleges play key role in workforce

[June 10, 2011]

ACCSC Earns NACIQI Recommendation for Re-recognition

[June 06, 2011]

ECMC Solutions Announces Executive Hire
Ted Sparks Joins as Senior Vice President to Oversee Operations

[May 05, 2011]

May 15 Deadline for Career College Scholarships Nears

[April 21, 2011]

Student Access Student Choice Coalition Responds to Inaccurate Department of Education Default Rates

[April 13, 2011]

Career colleges provide focused education

[March 30, 2011]

ABHES Call for Nominations

[March 14, 2011]

Deadline for "Hottest Jobs” college scholarships extended

[March 03, 2011]

Career Colleges: Hard at Work for Florida, Florida Trend

[February 21, 2011]

Deadline near for high school seniors, G.E.D. recipients to apply for FAPSC scholarships

[January 9, 2011]

Sunday’s Letters: Criticism of colleges misses mark

2010

[December 21, 2010]

Student Access Student Choice Letter to U.S. Senator Tom Harkin

[December 20, 2010]

Alpine: Matrix Edition Released to Optimize Analytics

[December 16, 2010]

Florida career colleges team with Volunteer USA to provide scholarships - Jeb Bush lauds FAPSC for generous support of family literacy project

[December 09, 2010]

Flawed GAO Report unfairly impacted Florida career colleges: FAPSC

[November 15, 2010]

State’s ‘hottest jobs’ get boost from scholarship program announced by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

[October 29, 2010]

Commission for Independent Education Staff News

[October 28, 2010]

APSCU Commends Department of Education on More Pragmatic Approach to Gainful Employment Regulations

[September 23, 2010]

Everest University Dedicates $2.5 Million Expansion

[September 9, 2010]

Florida Representative D. Alan Hays Visits Central Florida Institute,Inc. - Orlando Campus

[August 16, 2010]

Smart Horizons Career Online Education Makes Fifty Online High School Scholarships Available to Adult Residents in Escambia County

[June 09, 2010]

CCA Announces Name Change

[April 27, 2010]

TopSchool Wraps Up First Quarter with Record Contracts Signed

[April 13, 2010]

ABHES Bulletin

[March 11, 2010]

ABHES Commission Actions

[March 03, 2010]

Over $1 Million of Scholarships Available

[February 4, 2010]

ACICS 2009 Annual Report: A success story in times like these

[January 2010]

Closing the Talent Gap: A Business Perspective
 

OPPAGA Report on Public and Private Career Education Programs
 

OPPAGA report on the Board of Nursing’s implementation of Ch. 2009-168, Laws of Florida.
 

2009

[November 4,2009]

Jeb Bush Jr., Volunteer USA and Concorde Career Institute present Tampa Mother and Child College Scholarship

[November 4,2009]

Jeb Bush Jr., Volunteer USA and ATI present Miami Mother and Child College Scholarship

[October 18,2009]

Volunteer USA Announces $175,000 in Scholarship Awards During Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

[July 29,2009]

Business Competitive Council Grant Solicitation

[July 29,2009]

Healthcare Workforce Grant Solicitation

 [June 12,2009]

The Best - Kept Secret In Florida Education

[June 9,2009]

Prominent Demographer, Senate Leader headline ACICS Conference

[May 21,2009]
$1 million worth of scholarships still available

[February 26, 2009]
Stimulus Plan Opens College Doors to More Students and Makes Higher Education More Accessible

[February 13, 2009]
Bush father, son celebrate reading Friday night

2008

[December 16, 2008]
In Remembrance of Richard Leubke, Sr.

[September, 2008]
FAPSC 52nd Annual Conference Career Education Review

[August 11, 2008]
Students Face Hit as Private Lending Dries Up_ The Wall Street Journal

[July 24, 2008]
Full Sail University Named "College/School of the Year"

[July 19, 2008]
A Higher Degree of Success - For- Profit Colleges are Gaining in Popularity in Florida_South Florida Sun-Sentinel

[May 09, 2008]
For- Profit Schools Fill the Gap in Tough Budget Year_Orlando Business Journal

[May 06, 2008]
Design Agency Platinum Creative Announced as Webby Award Winner

[April 04, 2008]
Career College Association Awarded Orlando Culinary Graduate with 2008 Great Award in Washington, DC

[February 28, 2008]
Career Colleges meet Demand_Miami Herald

2007

[December 24, 2007]
Do Career Colleges Make the Grade_Miami Hearld

[August 15, 2007]
FAPSC Honors Luster All Training Center with 2007 School of the Year

[July 09, 2007]
State Leaders Should Explore Resources_South Florida Sun-Sentinel

[July 02, 2007]
Career College Association Names Full Sail Graduate to Hall of Fame

[June 28, 2007]
Career College Association Releases Florida Economic Study

[March 12, 2007]
FAPSC Hires New Executive Director

[February 27, 2007]
Public Comments Forward by Design Initiatives on Future of the State University System

 

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