(Northern Colorado) December 18, 2012 – The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools recognized the Institute of Business & Medical Careers, Inc. (IBMC) of Fort Collins, CO; Longmont, CO; Greeley, CO and Cheyenne, WY for demonstrating quality, integrity and excellence during an ACICS awards ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 11, 2012. The ceremony was part of a four-day event including a Professional Development Conference and Centennial Gala celebrating ACICS' 100 years of advancing excellence in education.
IBMC was among 33 ACICS-accredited schools deemed Honor Roll Institutions from August 2011 to August 2012 based on peer evaluation reviews measuring institutional quality. Objective criteria included the speed with which shortcomings were addressed.
"ACICS prides itself in establishing and enforcing the highest standards of educational excellence, and evaluates the success of its member schools through a comprehensive process approved by the Department of Education and Council for Higher Accreditation,” Dr. Al Gray, Executive Director of ACICS, said. “By achieving Honor Roll status, IBMC has distinguished itself as an outstanding institution dedicated to the success of its students."
"Leading students to a better life, through accelerated career training, is the Institute of Business & Medical Careers’ mission. For the past 25 years, IBMC has helped students throughout the Northern Colorado and Wyoming to achieve their goals and begin new careers." Steven Steele, President, Institute of Business & Medical Careers, Inc.
The awards ceremony concluded ACICS’ Centennial Celebration, which began with professional development workshops on November 8th.
Visit ACICS' website, Facebook page (facebook.com/ACICSaccredits) and Twitter handle (@acicsaccredits) to learn more about the Centennial schedule of events.
About the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Founded in 1912, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is one of the most respected and longest established national accreditors of academic institutions in the United States. It is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). ACICS accredits more than 900 private post-secondary institutions offering certificates or diplomas, as well as institutions offering associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in programs designed to educate students for professional, technical or occupational degrees. For more information, please visit www.acics.org.
About the Institute of Business & Medical Careers, Inc.
The Institute of Business & Medical Careers, Inc. is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools. Founded in 1987, IBMC welcomes a diversity of individuals and encourages life-long learning for success. IBMC offers certificate, diploma and associate’s programs in business, legal, massage and medical fields. For more information about IBMC’s educational programs at the Fort Collins, CO; Longmont, CO; Greeley, CO or Cheyenne, WY campuses, call IBMC visit www.ibmc.edu or call (800) 495-2669.
Holli Milenski, Marketing Manager
Institute of Business & Medical Careers
2108 Milestone Drive #200
Fort Collins, CO 80525