Gainful Employment

Career College Central Summary:

  • A woman who attended Everest Institute in Grand Rapids is now refusing to pay her student loan debt, claiming the for-profit college misled students.
  • Mallory Heiney is part of the Corinthian 15, a national group raising awareness about America’s student loan debt crisis.
  • At 21 years old, she has nearly $30,000 in student loan debt for a licensed practical nurse diploma she received from Everest.
  • In 2013...

Career College Central Summary:

  • On March 14, 2014, the United States Department of Education released to the public a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking through which the administration is making known its proposal to amend federal regulations for addressing the issue of whether several post-secondary educational program offerings are appropriate in preparing students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation, and under which conditions these educational program offerings...

Career College Central Summary:

  • The drive to weaken government oversight of higher education by the Republican-dominated Congress kicked off last week during the first meeting of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) since the midterm elections, with student advocates arguing for oversight.
  • Gainful employment rules are a threat to for-profit colleges, who depend on federal funding students bring in the form of student loans. For-...

Career College Central Summary:

  • ?The U.S. Department of Education has once again issued a final set of gainful employment regulations. If this sounds familiar, it’s because the department has issued final gainful employment rules in the past too, only to have most of them dismissed in court as a result of a lawsuit filed by an association that represents for-profit colleges and universities.
  • Well, the same association filed another suit attempting to block...

Student Success Story: Ashley Derry

For Ashley Derry, a 2007 graduate of the Danville, Kentucky Campus, being a “people person” is vital to her job working as the assistant food and beverage director of Danville Country Club.

“I’m really great with people. We have 297 members here, and I know everybody by name,” she said with a smile. 

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