Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013
American Career College (ACC), a leader in the health care education field, has opened the doors to its fourth campus in southern California. On April 25, 2013, ACC unveiled its new facilities, welcoming dignitaries, students and the general public to an evening filled with camaraderie, charity and goodwill.
Robert Garcia, Vice Mayor of Long Beach, extended a warm welcome to the school and its students: "It’s great to welcome a new educational partner to our city. We look forward to working together to ensure that all students receive a quality education."
Other notable attendees included CEO David Pyle, who remains committed to integrating American Career College into the communities it serves, not only by offering higher education, but also by sponsoring philanthropic organizations such as KidWorks and the Ronald McDonald House. School President Thomas McNamara and Campus Dean Irma Blanco were also on-hand to present the first student enrolled at ACC's Long Beach Campus, David Rodriguez, with a #1 student jersey and full tuition scholarship for the Medical Assistant program.
McNamara, addressing the role he expects the school to play within the Long Beach community, remarked, "The students who typically come to career colleges have various levels of educational experience. Our job is to work with each of those students, on an individual basis, to develop a road map for them to become successful."
Area health care organizations were also well represented at the festivities. The guest list included representatives from the following organizations: Providence Little Company, Integrated Management & Diagnostic Services, The Atticus Group, Riverside County Workforce Investment Board, Pacific Alliance Medical Center, and Los Alamitos Medical Center.
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