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Weston Distance Learning Inc. Named to Best Places to Work

Fort Collins, Colorado ' October 13, 2016 ' Weston Distance Learning, Inc. has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work'. Weston Distance Learning, Inc. earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/weston-distance-learning-inc.

'Being named to Best Places to Work confirms the culture we strive to create and preserve at Weston Distance Learning,' said Ann Rohr, President of Weston Distance Learning. 'This is truly a reflection of the hard work and dedication each of our employees show day-in and day-out, and the camaraderie we share. We are proud to be named a Great Place to Work.'company-photo-8-24-16

'We applaud Weston Distance Learning, Inc. for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback,' said Kim Peters, Vice President of Great Place to Work's Recognition Program. 'These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace ' critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Weston Distance Learning, Inc. should take into account as an indicator of high performance.'

'According to our study, 82 percent of Weston Distance Learning, Inc. employees say it is a great workplace,' says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Great Place to Work's Senior Editor.

Weston Distance Learning, Inc. employees completed 79 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ' 3.25.

About Weston Distance Learning, Inc.
Weston Distance Learning Inc. is the parent company of three distance education schools: U.S. Career Institute, McKinley College and At-Home Professions. The schools enroll students nationwide. State approval is through the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools. Each certificate course and degree program offered through Weston Distance Learning schools is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission in Washington, DC; a U.S. Department of Education recognized accreditor. For information, visit http://www.westondistancelearning.com/??

About Great Place to Work'
Great Place to Work' is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work' provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work' produces the annual Fortune '100 Best Companies to Work For'' list and a series of Great Place to Work' Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.?Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

U.S. Career Institute Massage Therapy Graduate Receives CACCS Student of the Year Award

dsc_0001Fort Collins, CO ' October 7th, 2016 ' U.S. Career Institute (USCI) is proud to announce Massage Therapy graduate Roy McMurtry has been named Student of the Year by the Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools (CACCS). He received this award in the category of Physical/Massage Therapy.

Roy's commitment to his education and new profession stood out among the many candidates, and ultimately earned him this recognition. He received his award at a CACCS ceremony held in Denver, CO on September 23, 2016.

USCI congratulates Roy on this momentous achievement, as well as his exemplary work during his Massage Therapy program. USCI's faculty and staff members wish him the best as he embarks on his new career.

About U.S. Career Institute
Offering high quality, affordable and career-focused distance education, U.S. Career Institute has helped thousands enrich their lives and reach their career goals. Weston Distance Learning, U.S. Career Institute's parent company, has 35 years of experience in distance education, beginning in 1981. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, U.S. Career Institute's materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on U.S. Career Institute, please visit www.uscareerinstitute.edu.

U.S. Career Institute Pharmacy Technician Student Named DEAC Outstanding Graduate

FORT COLLINS, CO ' August 15, 2016 ' U.S. Career Institute (USCI) is proud to congratulate Conny Hutchinson of Fayetteville, Arkansas on being named an Outstanding Graduate by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. A 2014 graduate of U.S. Career Institute's Pharmacy Technician program, Conny participated in the Walgreens' externship program upon completion of her program.

The experience gained during USCI's Pharmacy Technician program and the Walgreens' externship helped Conny land a job shortly after passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. 'U.S. Career Institute helped me achieve my education and career goals. Thanks to the training and externship opportunity, I am now a licensed pharmacy technician working in a job that I love, ' says Conny.

'U.S. Career Institute is immensely proud to name Conny among our graduates. Because of her hard work and drive for success, she serves as an inspiration to students and instructors alike. We are very happy to congratulate Conny on this well-deserved achievement, ' said Ann Rohr, President of U.S. Career Institute.

Conny values the flexible schedule and income offered by her position as a pharmacy technician and billing manager with a local pharmacy. She has been working in her current job for over a year and continues to enjoy her position.

For more information, please visit http://www.deac.org/Media-and-Events/2016-Outstanding-Graduate-U-S-Career-Institute.aspx.

U.S. Career Institute Launches New Blog For Students

FORT COLLINS, CO ' April 26, 2016 ' U.S. Career Institute is proud to announce the launch of the new U.S. Career Institute Blog. Geared toward prospective and current students alike, this new blog will focus on the crucial matters that are of interest to today's distance learners. Visitors to U.S. Career Institute's website will be able to access the blog from the main navigation bar.

Having been at the forefront of the distance education industry for 35 years, U.S. Career Institute's faculty and staff are excited to introduce students to this valuable new tool. U.S. Career Institute President, Ann Rohr, said, 'The U.S. Career Institute Blog solves a need among current and prospective students for information beyond what is covered in their curriculum. On the blog, students will find useful tips for studying, job hunting, and preparing for their new career.'

In addition to these topics, U.S. Career Institute's Student Blog (where select students share their study experiences) will be moved to the new blog site. There will also be student testimonials, program information and much more located on the new blog.

The new U.S. Career Institute Blog is now accessible at /u-s-career-institute-blog/. For more information on U.S. Career Institute's commitment to providing the very best in distance education, please contact Holly Cook, Communications Manager at 970-282-6357.

About U.S. Career Institute
Offering high quality, affordable and career-focused distance education, U.S. Career Institute has helped thousands enrich their lives and reach their career goals. Weston Distance Learning, U.S. Career Institute's parent company, has 35 years of experience in distance education, beginning in 1981. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, U.S. Career Institute's materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on U.S. Career Institute, please visit www.uscareerinstitute.edu.

U.S. Career Institute Named to Victory Media's 2016 Military Friendly' Schools List

FORT COLLINS, CO ' November 10, 2015' U.S. Career Institute announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly' School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs', STEM Jobs? and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly' Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data- driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

Once again, U.S. Career Institute's faculty and staff are thrilled to be named among the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.

'Being recognized as a Military Friendly' School for the sixth year in a row is an honor, as we highly value our military students. The opportunity to teach and support active and retired military, as well as their spouses, is something we take very seriously.  We pledge to provide our military students with the education and service they deserve,' said U.S. Career Institute President, Ann Rohr.

'Post-secondary institutions earning the 2016 Military Friendly' School award have exceptionally strong programs for transitioning service members and spouses,' said Daniel Nichols, Chief Product Officer of Victory Media and Navy Reserve veteran. 'Our Military Friendly' Schools are truly aligning their military programs and services with employers to help students translate military experience, skills and training into successful careers after graduation.'

For more information about U.S. Career Institute's commitment to attracting and supporting military students, visit U.S. Career Institute's website at /tuition-and-financing/military .

U.S. Career Institute will be showcased along with other 2016 Military Friendly' Schools in the annual Guide to Military Friendly' Schools, special education issues of G.I. Jobs' and Military Spouse Magazine, and on MilitaryFriendly.com.

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About U.S. Career Institute

Offering high quality, affordable and career-focused distance education, U.S. Career Institute has helped thousands enrich their lives and reach their career goals. Weston Distance Learning, U.S. Career Institute's parent company, has over 35 years of experience in distance education, beginning in 1981. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, U.S. Career Institute's materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on U.S. Career Institute, please visit www.uscareerinstitute.edu.

U.S. Career Institute Named to Victory Media's 2015 Military Friendly' Schools List

FORT COLLINS, CO ' U.S. Career Institute announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly' School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.

The Military Friendly' Schools designation and list by Victory Media is the premier, trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly' provides service members transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

For the fifth year in a row, U.S. Career Institute is honored to be named among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

President Ann Rohr said, 'Being recognized as a Military Friendly' School is a reflection of the admiration and gratitude we have for our nation's military and their families. Our affordable tuitions and a 25% tuition discount offered to active and retired military (as well as their spouses) is just one small way we can give back for all their sacrifices and commitment to our country's future.'

The methodology used for making the Military Friendly' Schools list has changed the student veteran landscape to one much more transparent, and has played a significant role in capturing and advancing best practices to support military students across the country.

The qualification survey for Military Friendly' Schools captures over 50 leading practices in supporting military students and is available free of charge to the more than 8,000 schools approved for Post-9/11 GI Bill funding. As in past years, the 2015 Military Friendly' Schools results were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology developed by Victory Media with input by its independent Academic Advisory Board.

For more information about U.S. Career Institute's commitment to serving and supporting military students, visit U.S. Career Institute's website at /tuition-and-financing/military .

About U.S. Career Institute

Offering high quality, affordable and career-focused distance education, U.S. Career Institute has helped thousands enrich their lives and reach their career goals. Weston Distance Learning, U.S. Career Institute's parent company, has over 35 years of experience in distance education, beginning in 1981. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, U.S. Career Institute's materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on U.S. Career Institute, please visit www.uscareerinstitute.edu.

U.S. Career Institute Student Ann Denison Awarded 'Student of the Year' Recognition

FORT COLLINS, CO ' The Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools (CACCS) has selected U.S. Career Institute student Ann Denison to receive the 'Student of the Year' award in the category of 'Physical/Massage Therapy'.

CACCS chose Ann for this honor due to her academic achievements in her Massage Therapy program with U.S. Career Institute. According to CACCS, 'The selection process is extraordinarily competitive because of the achievement of the students entered by their respective schools.'

Ann, a longtime resident of western Colorado, enrolled in the U.S. Career Institute's Massage Therapist program in February 2013. By August 2013, she had completed the 400 hours of academic coursework, earning a GPA of 97% in a varied curriculum that included the study of anatomy, physiology, pathology and bodywork modalities. In November, she graduated after successfully completing a 200-hour hands-on session at U.S. Career Institute's massage therapy training site.

Linda Koch, U.S. Career Institute's lead Massage Therapist instructor, endorsed Ann as a Student of the Year nominee, 'Ann is the kind of student who takes her studies seriously while retaining a great sense of humor. With her background in cosmetology, she was ahead of some of her classmates with regards to anatomy. She was very friendly and helpful to anyone in her class who needed her tender loving care. She is, I'm positive, an excellent massage therapist. It has been a pleasure for all of us to have had her as a student.'

Ann received her award from the CACCS Board of Directors at a ceremony on September 19, 2014 in Denver, CO. U.S. Career Institute congratulates Ann on this impressive accomplishment and her achievements in her Massage Therapy program.

About U.S. Career Institute

Offering high quality, affordable and career-focused distance education, U.S. Career Institute has helped thousands enrich their lives and reach their career goals. Weston Distance Learning, U.S. Career Institute's parent company, has over 35 years of experience in distance education, beginning in 1981. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, U.S. Career Institute's materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on U.S. Career Institute, please visit www.uscareerinstitute.edu.

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