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  • 1. A SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) accredited University. Founded in 1966 with multiple campus locations in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Professors with real world experience in their chosen field. High demand programs for todays job market. Job placement services available.

2. Technical Programs Network Security AS and BS Electronics Engineering AS and BS Mechatronics BS Criminal Justice BS Health Sciences Medical Assisting AS Practical Nursing Diploma Program: Certified to prepare for the NCLEX through NC Boards of Nursing. 3. 82% placement rate (2011-2012). Work experience as part of your program in the form of externships. Top tier education. Certifications and Licensure in specialized fields. Certification programs are created, sponsored, or affiliated with professional associations, trade organizations, or private vendors interested in raising standards. They signify competence in the particular area of study. Many employers are looking for individuals with not only a degree, but professional certifications as well. 4. Mission Statement ECPI University Libraries are committed to providing high-quality collections, services, technology and facilities to meet the needs of students, alumni, faculty and staff in support of the University's mission. Available at All ECPI University Libraries: More than 100,000 items including books, certification exam study guides, e- books, reference works, and periodicals as well as millions of full-text resources available electronically. Friendly and professional library staff providing excellent reference, library instruction and customer service. Computer workstations with internet access, printers, a scanner, online database services, Microsoft Office products, tutorials and course software. Comfortable seating and study space along with free Wi-Fi access for laptops and tablets. ECPI University Library Raleigh Campus Librarian Heather Mitchell-Botts and Evening Librarian Shannon Simmons are available to help with research, technology, and writing. A PearsonVUE and Prometric Certification Testing Site available on campus in the library. The library manages the distribution of textbooks, term loan textbooks, and term loan iPads. Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. through 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 7:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Friday. The library is also open one Saturday per term the week before finals. Moodle Moodle is a virtual learning environment that allows instructors to post supplemental learning material, assignments, and discussion ideas. Depending on the instructor, students will watch videos, view supplemental course material, submit assignments, take tests, and participate in ongoing discussions using Moodle. iPads iPads are currently being used by select courses and are checked out of the library on a term by term basis. Allow students access to electronic textbooks and educational mobile applications that are used in and out of the classroom to enhance learning. 5. ISSA NETWORK AND SECURITY ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY MEDICAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDENT VETERANS OF AMERICA THREE HONOR SOCIETIES: o PHI THETA KAPPA o GOLDEN KEY o NATIONL TECHNICAL HONOR SOCIETY 6. ECPI University - Recognized as a leader in educating our Military. ECPI encourages all Active Duty, Reservist, and Veterans using Veterans Benefits to visit the VA website and carefully evaluate your options and benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill and the new Post 9/11GI Bill and other available programs before making a decision. There are many things to consider before choosing which benefit you wish to receive and whether or not to participate in the Active-Duty or Reserve GI Bill programs. 7. Service provided to students to help when juggling lifes demands. Counseling Professional Counselor will discuss whatever is on your mind. Housing We can help with housing options and housing assistance. Childcare Assist in locating childcare options and subsidized childcare agencies. Financial Help with credit card debt issues, budgeting and assistance options. Legal Assisting Child custody issues, domestic violence. Free consultation with an attorney and when needed a referral to a local attorney at a reduced rate. Transportation Assistance in public transportation, rideshare programs, or other assistance. Health Care Struggling with health issues because you do not have insurance? Help is available to locate medical and dental services on a sliding fee scale. Vital Tools for Student Success! 8. Year round classes Diploma program 14 months Associates degree 14 to 18 months Bachelors degree 30 months 9. In Seat classroom setting Hybrid in seat and on-line combined On-line virtual classroom setting VCOM and Skype mobile learning 10. Scheduled Appointments Customized Financial Plans Certified VA Representative on staff and available One on one customized approach 11. Career Planning Resume skills Interviewing skills Life-long job assistance Companies that employ our graduates: 12. Programs Director Biography for Greg Horesovsky Dr. Greg Horesovsky received his Bachelor of Science degree from Hope College in Holland, Michigan in 1984 with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He attended University of Tennessee at Oak Ridge National Laboratories (The original home of the Manhattan Project) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee from 1985 to 1991 where he received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, with an emphasis on molecular cytogenetic and DNA repair. The title of his Ph.D. Thesis is: A determination of whether restriction endonucleases can create site- specific mutations at the hgprt locus in Chinese hamster ovary cells. Following his Ph.D. Training, Dr. Horesovsky accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at the Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology (now called the Hamner Institute) in Research Triangle Park, NC from 1991- 1994. His post-doctoral research involved the identification and cloning of tumor suppressor genes in a rat model of familial kidney carcinoma. In 1995 Dr. Horesovsky joined the Department of Molecular Pharmacology at GlaxoSmithKline in RTP, NC. There he was the principal investigator of several large, multi-national drug discovery teams tasked with the discovery of novel therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, diabetes and obesity, womens health, men's health, sexual dysfunction, and endocrine diseases of the elderly. While at GlaxoSmithKline he spearheaded efforts to use mathematical modeling of complex biological systems to discover new drug targets for pharmaceutical intervention. He is an expert in molecular biology and DNA sequencing. Dr. Horesovsky joined the faculty of ECPI in 2010 as a member of the department of Arts and Sciences. He currently teaches Environmental Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Freshman Orientation and Capstone. Dr. Horesovsky brings a wealth of knowledge to the classroom and draws heavily on his expertise as a pharmaceutical research scientist in helping students understand the complex workings of the human body. He is consistently one of the highest ranked faculty members based on student end of term surveys and in 2012 he was named ECPI faculty of the year. Dr. Horesovsky has two daughters, Emma, 24, who is pursuing a career in Public Policy, and Rachel, 22, who is pursuing a career in photojournalism. He resides in Durham NC with his spouse and 2 corgi rescue dogs and enjoys music, gourmet cooking and horticulture of indigenous NC plants. 13. Department Head Biography for Dr. Katherine Follett Education: Doctor of Philosophy 2000, North Carolina State University Major: Life-Span Developmental Psychology Minor: Social Psychology Specialization: Aging and Social Cognition Dissertation Title: The Influence of Aging and Cognition on the Fundamental Attribution Error Education: Master of Science 1995, North Carolina State University Major: Life-Span Developmental Psychology Minor: Statistics Specialization: Aging and Social Cognition Thesis Title: Aging and Attributional Biases Education: Bachelor of Arts 1990, Summa Cum Laude, North Carolina State University Major: Psychology Minor: Sociology Honors/Awards: 2003 FANS (Faculty Assisting New Students, one of six professors elected by the freshman class), Elon University 1996 Inductee, Sigma Phi Omega (Gerontology Honor Society) 1996 Nominee for the Annual Graduate Student Research Award, Gerontological Society of America 1991 Undergraduate Research Award of the Year, Department of Psychology, NCSU Academic Appointments: Psychology Instructor, Department of Arts & Sciences, ECPI University, Raleigh, NC Assistant Professor, Elon University, Elon, NC Visiting Faculty, NCSU, Raleigh NC Adjunct Assistant Professor, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC Dr. Follett is the author of numerous research articles in peer reviewed journals. She has a chapter on Memory and Cognitive Function in the Encyclopedia of Ageism, 2005, She has other publications as first and second author, review articles, and a long list of papers and presentations done at the state, national, and international levels. Dr. Follett is married and the mother of three sons. She has a long history of being active in her community, serving a Mayoral appointed position as a member of the Community Affairs Commission (race relations board) for the City of Goldsboro, North Carolina. She was a restaurateur for more than six years, owing two restaurants; a real estate broker for Century 21, scout leader; youth group volunteer; and engaged in other community services including a run for County Commissioner in Wayne County, North Carolina in 1980. She served as a deacon in her faith community and taught adult Sunday School for thirteen years. In Tulare County in the 1970s Dr. Follett organized and taught a pre-school program for underprivileged children in one