Vista College Killeen Campus to Showcase Students and Their Work at Grand Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting Event

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Community invited to attend ribbon-cutting ceremony, tour campus and visit with current students

Vista College Killeen invites the community to come to its official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony, on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, from 1 – 3 p.m. The Ribbon Cutting ceremony will take place at 1:15 p.m. with participation from Killeen and Harker Heights Chambers of Commerce. Refreshments will be provided. The campus, located at 1001 S. Fort Hood St., opened its doors January 7 and currently has 140 active students.

Attendees may take a campus tour and visit with current students, who will be stationed in classrooms conducting short demonstrations to illustrate the training they have received. Students from the cosmetology department will demonstrate hair-cutting techniques and healthcare program students will be doing lab work, conducting EKGs and taking blood pressure.

The Vista College team will provide visitors with information on all of the education programs, including Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing & Coding, Business Administration, Business Management, Cosmetology and Network Administration. Vista College is recognized as a Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) and was recently named one of GI Jobs® Top Military Friendly Schools for 2013.

“This Grand Opening is a chance for the community to see what Vista College is all about,” said Shawn Washington, campus director. “We are blessed to have the opportunity to help people in our community better their lives. Without question, Vista College is passionate about education and helping our students succeed. This passion can be seen on a daily basis in the way we treat our students and the quality of education they receive. We are so proud of our students and the perseverance and enthusiasm they have exhibited in their studies.”

In addition to the new Killeen campus, Vista College has campuses in Amarillo, Beaumont, El Paso, Longview, Lubbock and Las Cruces, New Mexico. For more information about the Killeen campus and its programs, contact the campus directly at (254) 831-4745.

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