ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 2, 2009 at 11:30am, Herzing College located in Winter Park, Florida will become Herzing University at a sign-changing event at the campus. The school will be selling commemorative T-shirts and donating the profits to the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Awareness, according to Campus President, Heather Antonacci.
This event represents the 44-year evolution of a small computer training institute founded by Henry Herzing, a former missile test officer for the U.S. Navy, and his wife, Suzanne. From a class of 12 students in a 7-month computer course, the institution expanded geographically and programmatically under the same leadership for those 44 years to encompass 13 campuses in the U.S. and Canada. The 9 campuses in the U.S. are regionally accredited and offer diploma, associate degree, and bachelor's degree programs in the fields of technology, business, health care, design and public safety.
"Most recently, master's degree programs in Management, Technology Management, and Health Care Management have been added, prompting the name change to university," said Campus President Antonacci. With the critical need for nursing instructors and managers, a master's degree in Nursing is planned to be added this summer.
President Antonacci stated, "As a university we will continue our institutional tradition of emphasizing the values of student service, ethical behavior, and respect and fair treatment of students, faculty and staff - a tradition that will be maintained by Renee Herzing, the founders' daughter, who will become President/CEO of the Herzing Educational System on March 1."
Herzing University will be one of a few unique universities in the United States established with the changing needs of studen
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