CAREER COLLEGE ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES WITH FOREIGN DIGNITARIES, PRESENTS
QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
MONTREAL – May 2nd, 2012 – Private career college owners and operators from across Canada will gather in Montreal May 2nd to 4th for the annual conference of the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC). The conference will attract foreign dignitaries and sponsors, as private career colleges continue to play an important role in Canada’s economic recovery by training the labour force in an efficient and productive way.
The conference begins May 2nd with an opening night reception, in which U.S. Consul General Andrew C. Parker and other foreign dignitaries will attend. The event signals the interest Canadian career colleges have generated in the international community.
“We are pleased to see how the strengths of our sector are being embraced by the international community, especially the positive opportunities career colleges provide international students,” said NACC’s CEO Serge Buy. “Our doors are always open to foreign students, and the fact foreign dignitaries have shown their support by celebrating with us shows how well-regarded Canadian career colleges have become.”
The following evening, six individuals from the career college sector will be honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. The recipients are the following:
Established in 1896, the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) is the oldest post-secondary association in Canada, representing almost 500 career colleges across the country. All NACC members meet the highest regulatory standards, ensuring the best possible education for their students.
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For more information or to schedule an interview with Serge Buy, contact:
Serge Buy, CEO
Tel: (613) 720-1777