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Posted By Staff Writer on January 16, 2014

CollegeAmerica Hosts Open House at Colorado Springs Campus

Colorado Springs, Colo (January 16, 2014) — The Colorado Springs campus of CollegeAmerica welcomed community members and businesses to an open house Thursday to celebrate completion of the brand-new facility. The campus is located at 2020 N. Academy Blvd.

"We are thrilled to welcome current students, graduates and community members to our new campus," said Kiersten Murdoch, regional director of admissions for the Colorado Springs campus. "The new CollegeAmerica campus offers instruction and training. Our student body is comprised of nontraditional working adults who are determined to improve their lives."

Attendees mingled with businesses including H&R Block, Sam's Club, Colorado Home Care, Wells Fargo and Gold's Gym. Free blood pressure readings, blood typing, blood sugar screening and first aid lectures were offered by students and volunteers free to the public.

The new facility occupies 22,000 square feet and offers classrooms for career-focused learning, including a nursing assistant lab, phlebotomy lab, medical office simulated lab and computer science lab. The campus currently has more than 300 students, 30 faculty members and 20 staff members.

For more information about the new Colorado Springs campus, please visit or call 719-227-0170.

About CollegeAmerica Established in 1964, CollegeAmerica provides career-focused higher education to students in Colorado, Wyoming and Arizona. Offering undergraduate degree programs in healthcare, business, graphic arts and computer science, CollegeAmerica is committed to preparing professionals for meaningful careers and an increased sense of satisfaction. Dedicated to advancing higher education opportunities in its communities, CollegeAmerica also provides free GED® preparation and other courses through its Good Neighbor Initiative.* CollegeAmerica has two main campuses in Denver and Flagstaff, and branch campus locations in Fort Collins, Colorado Springs (with an additional satellite campus in South Colorado Springs), and Phoenix. For more information, please call 801-312-0079. CollegeAmerica is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Contact: Nathan Schwebach 801.939.9317