Indianapolis, Ind. — In its mission to provide greater access in higher education, Harrison College has created a nonprofit organization with the sole purpose of providing scholarships to Harrison College and The Chef’s Academy (TCA) students. The new Harrison College Foundation will work towards funding scholarships to help students achieve their academic goals across various schools of study. The Foundation plans to begin awarding scholarships in the 2013-2014 Academic Year.
The Foundation is an organization separate from Harrison College and is governed by a Board of Directors. The members of the board include: Jerry Jones, Chair, President and CEO of Cannon IV; Brian King, President and CEO of Royal Food Products, LLC; and John Quinn, Retired Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers.
"This Foundation, in a small but important way, will focus on assisting more students in getting relevant degrees that work for today's employers,” said Jones. “I’m honored to be associated with the College, and leading this group into the future."
Harrison College is a private sector college serving 6,000 students at 12 campuses in Indiana and Ohio as well as Online. Harrison College offers associates and bachelor’s degrees across five schools of study: Business, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, and Veterinary Technology, as well as its culinary division, The Chef’s Academy.
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About Harrison College
Harrison College is a contemporary, career-focused institution of Higher Education serving nearly 5000 students throughout the United States and Internationally. Harrison College has 12 campuses in Indiana and Ohio, two culinary schools in Indiana and North Carolina, and also offers courses online at Harrison.edu. The institution grants Associates and Bachelor’s degrees across five schools of study: Business, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, and Veterinary Technology, as well as its culinary division, The Chef’s Academy. Harrison College offers students a variety of learning environments including online, traditional classroom or a combination of both. Harrison College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and is dedicated to excellence in higher learning. In addition, the College is currently a Candidate with The Higher Learning Commission and an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). Harrison College was founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College and has a rich history of preparing students for success in their chosen profession.