Classes Slated to Begin in August 2008
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Education Management LLC (EDMC) today announces the addition of The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham to its Art Institutes system of schools.
With its first day of classes planned for August 21, 2008, The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, a branch of The Art Institute of Charlotte, will occupy approximately 34,000 square feet at
410 Blackwell Street, located in Durham’s historic American Tobacco District. The school will begin enrolling students immediately.
“The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham will offer curricula that complement the demand for arts education in North Carolina’s Research Triangle,” says John Mazzoni, president of The Art Institutes. “We are confident that the school will provide students with an inspiring learning environment, preparing them well for their chosen creative arts careers in culinary, fashion, media arts, and design.”
Initially, The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham will offer bachelor’s degree programs in Culinary Arts Management, Fashion Marketing & Management, Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Web Design & Interactive Media; and associate’s degree programs in Culinary Arts, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, and Web Design & Interactive Media.
“I am excited about the opportunity for The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham to provide a career focused, market driven education to the residents of the Triangle and surrounding communities,” said Michael DePrisco, newly appointed president of The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham. “We look forward to working with the many fine businesses and community agencies in the region to help meet their employment needs.”
For information on classes at The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, call (888) 245-9593 or visit the school’s website at http://www.artinstitutes.edu/raleigh-durham.
The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham is a branch campus of The Art Institute of Charlotte and is licensed to award Associate and Bachelor degrees by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina.
The parent company of The Art Institutes, Education Management LLC (http://www.edmc.com), with approximately 96,000 students as of the fall of 2007, is among the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue. Education Management has 87 locations in 27 U.S. states and in Canada. Education Management's educational institutions offer a broad range of academic programs concentrated in the media arts, design, fashion, culinary arts, behavioral sciences, health sciences, education, information technology, legal studies and business fields, culminating in the award of associate's through doctoral degrees. Education Management has provided career-oriented education for over 40 years.
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