ECPI University Press Releases (January 2012)

ECPI University Joins Prestigious Group Approved by Project Management Institute to Provide Project Management Training

Virginia Beach, VA – January 24, 2012 - ECPI University today announces it is now approved by Project Management Institute to become a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective January 2012.

ECPI University will be offering an accredited course and lab in Applied Project Management. The course will develop and expand the student’s knowledge of project management methodology as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The emphasis of this course is to gain management skills and resources.

The concentration of study is learning and understanding the fundamental rules and tenets of the PMBOK® and gaining an understanding of the practical application of the methodology using real life situations. The lab will apply project management concepts and theories for different case studies.

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ECPI University Now Offering Medical Imaging Equipment Technology Degree

Graduates Gain Knowledge to Install, Troubleshoot and Repair   

Charlotte, NCECPI University is pleased to announce it is now offering an Associate of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology degree with a Concentration in Medical Imaging Equipment Technology.  This program prepares students for a career specializing in diagnostic medical imaging equipment (fluoroscopy and radiography including X-rays and mammography) installation, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting.

“We developed this concentration with the assistance of medical imaging companies who have a need for technicians,” says Victor Riley, Charlotte Campus President.  “As technology has changed, the need for technicians with networking and computer skills has grown.  We are proud to have the opportunity to assist job seekers prepare for this type of career.”

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Culinary Students Create Hollywood Magic on a Plate

Dinner and a Movie Competition Challenges
Students to Combine Film and Fare Worthy of the Stars

Virginia Beach, VA - The Culinary Institute of Virginia is hosting a student contest called Dinner and a Movie on Friday, February 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at its campus, located at 2428 Almeda Avenue in Norfolk. The competition requires participants to create a presentation buffet designed to serve the cast and crew of a classic Hollywood film. Sponsored by Mercer Cutlery, each team must create its meal using only ingredients from the 'mystery basket' assigned to them.

Because the challenge is not only to produce delicious food, but also display creativity, teams must include props and garnishes that reflect the theme of the movie selected by them.

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