ECPI University Press Releases: Military

ECPI University Partners with USO for Job Fair

Employers and Advisors On Hand to Help Vets
and Service Members Make Transition to Civilian Workforce

RALEIGH, N.C.  - ECPI University and the USO of North Carolina are pleased to announce Operation Military Job Fair, a day-long event featuring employers, career counselors, and life coaches. "As a nation, we need to do all we can to help service members and vets transition to civilian life," says ECPI University Executive Director of Military Education Robert Larned. "This goes way beyond just finding them a job."

Scheduled for Friday, May 17 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at ECPI University, located at 4101 Doie Cope Road in Raleigh,

Operation Military Job Fair will include workshops covering:

  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Networking
  • Educational Options
  • Challenges of Civilian Life
  • Stress Meditation

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ECPI University Announces Career Discovery Day

Learn How Industry-Driven Curriculum Transforms Education and Career Prospects

Virginia Beach, VAECPI University, including its School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute, is pleased to announce Career Discovery Day open houses to be held at all campus locations throughout Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to these events is free.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • See exciting interactive demonstrations
  • Tour the campuses
  • Meet with faculty and staff
  • Observe the hands-on learning environment
  • Explore future career education goals in the technology, business, criminal justice and medical arenas
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Vets Serving Vets

Student Vets at Culinary School to Treat Wounded Warriors to Special Meal

Norfolk, VA - "Service is what the military is about," says retired U.S. Air Force Major Wade O'Neill and chef instructor at ECPI University's Culinary Institute of Virginia (CIV) in Norfolk. "And it's literally going to be vets serving vets when we welcome wounded warriors from the VA Medical Center in Hampton for a very special meal."

CIV student veterans, staff and members of the general student body will prepare, serve and share fellowship with 30 veterans from the hospital at the school's "Dining for Veterans" day on February 22. O'Neill in January helped establish a Student Veterans of America Chapter at CIV. This will be the inaugural event.

"We have many veterans here at CIV and the military medical community has found that the best group rehabilitation practices are activities of veterans with other veterans," O'Neill says. "They relate more easily with one another and that helps move the healing process forward."

Lunch will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the CIV campus at 2428 Almeda Ave. in Norfolk. The media is invited to attend.

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