ECPI University Press Releases: Columbia, SC

South Carolina Midlands Job Fair Exceeds All Expectations

ECPI University-Led Effort Attracts More than 2,000 Job Seekers

Columbia, SC – The Columbia campus of ECPI University is pleased to announce the results of its first community job fair.  Held in conjunction with the South Carolina, Greater Columbia, Greater Irmo, West Metro, and Greater Lexington Chambers of Commerce, as well as the Doubletree Hotel and IT-oLogy, the event drew more than 2,000 job seekers.

The March 11 event was open to the public and gave attendees the opportunity to meet with more than 60 employers.  “It’s hard to measure, but I would say that many lives were changed for the better that day and South Carolina’s economic outlook improved by the connections made to enhance our workforce,” says ECPI Columbia Campus President James Rund.  “We are very proud that our coalition was able to bring everyone together to achieve so much for our community with this one event.”

For more information, please contact Campus President Jim Rund at 803.772.3333 or Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or dbrandt@ecpi.edu

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ECPI University Announces Career Discovery Days

Learn How Industry-Driven Curriculum Transforms Education and Career Prospects

Columbia, SCECPI University, including its School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute is pleased to announce Campus Discovery Days, a series of open houses to be held at 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 300, Columbia on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23 from 12 p.m. to

7 p.m.  

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • See exciting interactive demonstrations
  • Tour the campus
  • Meet with faculty and staff
  • Observe the hands-on learning environment
  • Explore future career education goals in the technology and medical arenas.

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Columbia Campus Now Offering Degrees in Electronics Engineering Technology and Healthcare Administration

COLUMBIA, S.C. - ECPI University is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for two new degrees: an Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science with a concentration in Healthcare Administration.

The electronics engineering technology program prepares graduates to install, maintain and repair electrical and electronic equipment. They also assist in the development, testing, production and quality assurance of equipment and components such as circuit boards, wireless phones, PDAs, medical equipment, and control systems.

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