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Posted on: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 13:41 by ECPI_University
Debbi Smith is one of those people who seem to have an endless reservoir of energy, the kind of person to whom others are drawn. There’s so much to her story, it’s hard to know where to begin. She first enrolled in the ECPI University Greensboro Campus, Medical Assisting program in spring of 2012. She had been caring for her husband who was confined to a wheelchair following a combat injury in Afghanistan. After an organization called Homes for Our Troops built them a new accessible home, he was able to live more independently and encouraged Debbi to pursue her dream.
Posted on: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 09:04 by ECPI_University
There’s nothing like a game to get teenager’s competitive juices flowing, and when you combine it with a little bit of STEM knowledge, big things can happen. That’s exactly why ECPI University teamed up with the South Carolina Stingrays and some nearby high schools to stage STEM JobsSM magazine’s Jeopardy!® Challenge.
There is a big push going on right now to fortify STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education in high schools throughout the country. South Carolina is no different. STEM JobsSM magazine is new resource for high school students, and it has listed ECPI University under “Schools that Train” for several careers including Data Security Analyst, Robotics Machinist, and Automation Technician.
Posted on: Monday, December 22, 2014 - 09:54 by ECPI_University
Sonography is the use of high-frequency sounds, or ultrasounds, to measure distances, detect objects, and discern images that are not visible to the human eye. Ultrasounds have become indispensable to modern medicine; doctors rely on them to detect fetal abnormalities, prepare for birth, and identify disorders and illnesses in patients of all ages. The demand for qualified sonographers is rising, making sonography a secure, rewarding career.
Posted on: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:57 by ECPI_University
If life is a gift, then Chris Lassiter demonstrates each and every day that he is possessed with an abundance of gratitude. He entered the ECPI University Charlotte, NC Campus Network Security program as a fresh high school graduate. When he arrived, he was typical of most traditional college students. To pay his way through school, he balanced a full time job at Wendy’s with his class schedule and homework responsibilities.
Posted on: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 13:32 by ECPI_University
In our increasingly networked society, terrorism always presents a serious threat. A well-aimed terrorist attack could disrupt the country's transportation, halt all communications, and leave the economy and military paralyzed. Worse still, an attack on a densely-populated area could kill thousands in a single blow. The following fields employ Homeland Security specialists to prevent such attacks, and to deal with them when they happen: