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Jul 01, 2013

Introducing our newest Per Scholas site: Cincinnati

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NATIONAL REPLICATION: CINCINNATICincinnati, Ohio is the next stop on the Per Scholas national growth plan to bring IT industry-targeted training and employment opportunities to Americans in cities where it is needed most. On August 26, Per Scholas opened its second satellite location in Ohio, in the Cincinnati community of Avondale. After...

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Jun 26, 2013

Per Scholas Achieves 100% Enrollment in WorkAdvance Study

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At 10:36 this morning, we achieved 100% enrollment in the MRDC WorkforceAdvance study. Since 2011, Per Scholas has been part of the WorkAdvance study, and we’ve met our goal of 700 individuals enrolled into IT-Ready training in New York!Per Scholas was competitively selected to participate in WorkAdvance, which incorporates tested sector-based employment st...

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Jun 13, 2013

ROI 2013: Most Successful Event in Per Scholas History

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Last night, June 12, 2013, Per Scholas honored Barclays and Joe Squeri, Chief Information Officer, Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth and Investment Management, at our second annual R.O.I. corporate dinner.Thanks to the committed partnership of Barclays and other generous sponsors, Per Scholas raised over $470,000 — a record amount in Pe...

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Jan 08, 2013

Top 100 Highest-Impact Nonprofits in America

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Per Scholas has been named one of America’s top performing nonprofit organizations on a newly launched giving platform, the S&I 100 Index.There are over 1 million nonprofits across America, but it is challenging to know which organizations have high impact and the potential to reach the most people in...

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Jan 08, 2013

Per Scholas Alumni Career Advancement

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On November 29, fifty-five Per Scholas graduates attended the first in a new series of alumni mixers -- a new initiative to support our graduate's career advancement. Graduates shared success stories and learned about our alumni programs, including a college counseling service and opportunities to receive additional IT training and certifications....

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Nov 14, 2012

Our Columbus Office Opens

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UPDATE: DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY THE RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012 at 4:00 PM. Per Scholas | Columbus opened its doors on October 22, 2012, launching its first IT training class. It will hold a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony open to the Columbus community on November 20, 2012,...

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Sep 07, 2012

Now Serving High Schools: Mentors needed!

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We are broadening our reach and bringing our Information Technology job training to high schools in New York City this coming school year with our new IT Career Pathways for Youth program.Technology is the touchstone of the modern world, and digital illiteracy fuels one of its most potent new...

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Aug 09, 2012

What is Working: Per Scholas Job Training

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I often receive e-mails from students thanking Per Scholas for the training program and updating me on how they are doing. I received one today that was particularly inspiring. This student shared with me that he had just landed a job earning $55,000 with benefits. Nic mentioned how long a journey...

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Aug 08, 2012

First Feet on the Ground

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Andrea Applegate, Program Director of Per Scholas Columbus Meet Andrea Applegate, the most recent addition to the Per Scholas team and the head of our new site about to open in Columbus, OH. Andrea will lead the implementation of our IT training programs in Columbus -- the first in a...

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Jul 20, 2012

Meet Barbara

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Barbara Chang, EVP I have to admit that this is harder than I thought it would be. A request to start blogging by my social media guru on staff was met with an easy reply: “sure!” But as I started writing I realized that I was getting more self conscious abou...

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Jul 20, 2012

Meet Plinio

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Plinio Ayala, President & CEO of Per Scholas Ok, I admit it: I am an avid New York Mets fan. I’m somewhat of an anomaly, I know -- born and raised in the boogie-down Bronx. Although my baseball heart belongs to the blue and orange, my soul belongs to th...

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Nov 21, 2011

I Am Someone” Campaign

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UPDATE Feb 2012: The "I Am Someone" campaign raised $47,398 from more than 200 donors to help Per Scholas students and graduates in 2012. Thanks to all our volunteer fundraisers and generous donors!UPDATE: The "I Am Someone" holiday campaign has launched! Please visit the Per Scholas page on Razoo.com to join in — it...

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