Laurus College Celebrates its Fourth Campus Opening in Oxnard and Welcomes Ventura County Businesses at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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After Six Years in the Central Coast, Laurus College Brings New Educational and Economic Opportunity to Ventura County, and Celebrates the Opening of its Fourth Campus in California with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Co-hosted by the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce

Community Leaders Watch as Campus President Tony Amato Cuts Ribbon in Front of Laurus College’s Oxnard Campus

Community Leaders Watch as Campus President Tony Amato Cuts Ribbon in Front of Laurus College’s Oxnard Campus

We are training our students for careers in high-demand fields on industry-standard software…we have set up our programs so they can graduate quickly and enter the job market with a competitive edge.

Business leaders and entrepreneurs from Ventura County met the students and staff of Laurus College’s Oxnard Campus at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday March 21, 2012. The ceremony celebrated the opening of the college’s new campus in Oxnard, and showcased the school’s innovative programs for members of the local community.

The event was co-hosted by the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce, and student volunteers provided guests and media with tours of the 15,510 square foot facility on Lockwood Street. Over 50 members of the local community were in attendance, including business leaders, staffing specialists and media.

Career Services Coordinator Matt Cortez provided information on Laurus College’s unique technology platform. “This is our first opportunity to show the leaders of this community what we are doing for our students,” he says. “We are training our students for careers in high-demand fields on industry-standard software… we have set up our programs so they can graduate quickly and enter the job market with a competitive edge.”

Laurus College offers programs in 3D Animation, Computer Networking, Information Technology (IT), Office Support, Medical Billing, Professional Business Support and Web Design. Students at the Oxnard Campus come from areas as far as Santa Barbara and Los Angeles to take advantage of the school’s accelerated courses and hands-on instruction. Many of those students also benefit from financial aid counseling, and some even receive educational stipends while attending school. “We are so pleased to establish ourselves in Oxnard, and to offer Ventura County and its neighbors a quality education, and affordable tuition,” Campus President Tony Amato says. “We couldn’t be happier to be here, and we are looking forward to new partnerships and opportunities within the Oxnard community.”

About Laurus College
Laurus College is a California-based private post-secondary institution whose mission is to provide every student with a quality education and a quality experience. Laurus provides focused instruction and real world project-based training for exciting career fields such as 3D Animation, Web Design, Medical Billing, Information Technician & Service Professional, Computer Networking, and Professional Business Support.

Laurus College operates several campuses throughout California including Oxnard, Atascadero, San Luis Obispo & Santa Maria, and is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and all programs can be completed between 6 to 18 months. For more information about Laurus College and a complete list of its programs, admissions policies, fees, and consumer information, please visit http://www.lauruscollege.edu.

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