ECPI University Press Releases: Richmond/Innsbrook Campus

Greater Richmond Career Expo

Free and Open to the Public, Event to Connect Industry with Talent

Richmond, VA – The Richmond campus of ECPI University and RichTech are hosting the Greater Richmond Career Expo. Free and open to the public, the event will be held on Wednesday, October 8 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Richmond Westin Hotel, located at 6631 W. Broad Street in Richmond.

Some of the region’s leading employers will be on hand to meet job seekers and review resumes. Participating companies include HCA Healthcare of Virginia, UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing), Elephant Auto Insurance, Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers, Wells-Fargo, Websmith Group, and the Henrico County Police Department.

Additional employers interested in participating can register by visiting the event site at www.greaterrichmondcareerexpo2014.eventbrite.com.

Career seekers: Please note this is a professional event, so be sure to dress for success and bring plenty of resumes.  There will also be a series of ongoing professional development seminars taking place throughout the event.

For more information, please contact ECPI University Richmond/Innsbrook Campus Director of Career Services Sara Stone at 804.934-0100 or sstone@ecpi.edu or ECPI University Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or dbrandt@ecpi.edu.

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ECPI University Now Offering Software Development Degree

Richmond, VA – ECPI University is pleased to announce that it is now offering a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Software Development at its Richmond/Innsbrook campus.

The curriculum emphasizes teaching students how to write and maintain source code and become knowledgeable in the planning and structured process involved with software development. They are also instructed on how to develop efficient and scalable programs, mobile and web applications, and cloud-based software using languages and technologies such as Java, C#, Objective-C, Python, iOS, Android, jQuery, Google App Engine, BigTable, and MongoDB.

Building upon ECPI's tradition of providing an interactive, application-based education, graduates of this program are prepared to:

Develop desktop, mobile, web, and cloud applications

  • Integrate with relational databases like Oracle and MySQL, and non-relational databases like BigTable (used by Google) and MongoDB (used by Foursquare)
  • Design and implement RESTful web services
  • Apply information assurance knowledge to the design of secure applications
  • Deploy applications through thin clients (computer programs which depends heavily on another computer or server to fulfill its traditional computational roles)
  • Use professional software development tools and source code management systems

For more information, please contact ECPI University Richmond/Innsbrook Campus President Jacob Pope at 804.934-0100 or jpope@ecpi.edu or ECPI University Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or dbrandt@ecpi.edu.

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ECPI University 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, April 20, 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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