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Press Release January 18, 2013

San Diego Area Veteran/Military Student Community
Invited to the Council of College and Military Educators Symposium

San Diego, California 7 February 2013

Wednesday, 27 February will be open to service members, veterans and their families free of charge. Not only does this provide a great opportunity for their career and education exploration, but also the chance to attend presentations and breakout sessions related to this year’s theme "Building Bridges to Success through Education for the Military Community."

Wednesday's agenda includes guest speaker Larry Broughton, former US Army Elite Special Forces, award-winning entrepreneur, and highly praised expert in the area of Veteran Entrepreneurship, a panel presentation from the DoE, VA, and DoD transition offices about the Veteran Opportunity to Work Act (VOW), a Disability Services in Higher Education Lockerbox series and many other breakout sessions covering a wide array of topics Over one hundred exhibits will be available for our military/veteran guests to visit, with proof of military service, on Wednesday, February 27. Parking at the Hilton Bayfront will be validated by CCME upon check-in at their registration counter located in the hotel.

CCME had its beginning in California in the early 1970’s. This year represents CCME's 40th annual symposium. According to CCME President, Joycelyn Groot, "the mission of our organization is to promote educational programs and services to support the unique needs of serve members, veterans and their families. So, we are pleased that this year's San Diego location will make access to the local military community convenient, and well worth their time."

Exhibitors from higher education institutions and organizations that support military/veteran education include:

 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN UNIVERSITY 
ACADEMIC INNOVATIONS 
ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS 
AMERICAN MILITARY UNIVERSITY 
AMERIFORCE APOLLOS UNIVERSITY 
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD - GUARD SUPPORT CENTER 
ASHFORD UNIVERSITY 
ASPEN UNIVERSITY 
AUBURN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS 
AUBURN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 
BAKER COLLEGE ONLINE 
BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY 
BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE 
BLACKBOARD 
BRANDMAN UNIVERSITY
CALIFORNIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY 
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EXTENDED EDUCATION 
CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA 
CAPITOL COLLEGE CAREER STEP 
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY 
CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE 
CITY UNIVERSITY OF SEATTLE 
CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA 
COASTLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
THE COLLEGE BOARD 
COLEMAN UNIVERSITY 
COLORADO TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY 
COLUMBIA COLLEGE 
COLUMBIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY 
COMEX SYSTEMS, INC 
CORINTHIAN COLLEGES INC / EVEREST/ WYOMING TECH 
DEVRY UNIVERSITY 
DSST - CREDIT BY EXAM PROGRAM 
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY - SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT 
EDUCATION MANAGEMENT CORP (EDMC) 
EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY-WORLDWIDE 
eSCIENCE LABS 
EXCELSIOR COLLEGE 
FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 
FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY 
GALE, CENGAGE LEARNING 
GI-JOBS MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOLS 
GRADUATE SCHOOL USA 
GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY 
GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY 
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY 
HEALD COLLEGE 
HENLEY-PUTNAM UNIVERSITY 
HIGHER ED GROWTH 
INDIANA TECH 
INDTAI, INC. 
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY ONLINE 
JONES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 
KAPLAN UNIVERSITY 
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY 
THE LOS ANGELES FILM SCHOOL 
MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY 
MILITARY ADVANCED EDUCATION c/o KMI MEDIA GROUP 
MTCI - MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING CONSULTANTS INC 
MILITARY TIMES EDGE 
NATIONAL ROBOTICS TRAINING CENTER 
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY 
NCCER NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY 
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 
OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 
PARK UNIVERSITY 
PEARSON VUE 
PEIRCE COLLEGE 
PETERSON'S NELNET LLC 
REGENT UNIVERSITY 
RIO SALADO COLLEGE 
ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY 
SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY 
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY 
SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE 
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY - CARBONDALE 
STRAYER UNIVERSITY 
SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE 
TEACHER READY 
THOMAS EDISION STATE COLLEGE 
TRIDENT UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL 
TROY UNIVERSITY 
TULSA WELDING SCHOOL-RSI
ULTIMATE MEDICAL ACADEMY 
UNIVERSITY ALLIANCE 
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA-CONTINUING STUDIES 
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA ONLINE WORLDWIDE 
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO 
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA - CHAPEL HILL 
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX 
UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY 
U S DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS GI BILL 
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY 
WALDORF COLLEGE 
WALLCUR LLC 
WEBSTER UNIVERSITY 
WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY

 

The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) 2013 symposium will be held in San Diego, California February 25-28 at The Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. For more information go to: http://www.ccmeonline.org