INDIANAPOLIS, IN, September 27, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Harrison College, a private sector college serving more than 4,000 students worldwide, has announced that Rodney Harris has joined the college's corporate partnerships division in a new position focusing on partnership development. In this role, Harris is responsible for assisting with networking and community outreach events to recruit future students and to inform prospective corporate partners and business professionals about the unique and varied academic programs available at Harrison College. ---
Prior to joining Harrison College, Harris served as a key accounts coordinator for Angie's List, a publicly traded, online-based advertising and consumer reporting company. Harris held an internship with Stopover, Inc., where he worked as co-chair of the marketing and budget committee for the nonprofit organization, which serves to empower homeless teens through education and training initiatives. Earlier in his career, Harris worked as outreach coordinator for Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School, an alternative college-preparatory school; and completed a six-year tenure at Apex Real Estate Serves, where he was a team leader and key account administrator.
Harris earned a Master of Business Administration from Butler University in Indianapolis and holds a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from Indiana University in Bloomington. An active member of his community, he serves as a basketball referee for elementary and middle school students and is a member of the Indiana Black Expo, which was founded in 1970 as a contributor to the economic and social advancement of the African-American community.
"We are excited to welcome Rodney to Harrison College's corporate partnerships division, and we believe that his skills will greatly complement with the goals and objectives of our institution," said Neil Stanley, president of corporate partnerships at Harrison College. "Rodney's passion for his community, commitment to forging lasting relationships with potential students and business partners, and his drive make him an ideal professional for this role."
"I am honored to join Harrison College's corporate partnerships division," said Harris. "I am eager to serve the Harrison College community as we strive to strengthen the connections between students and corporate, business and government organizations. I look forward to networking with prospective students and business partners to inform them of the great benefits of a Harrison College education."
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Founded in 1902, Harrison College is a career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 4,000 students worldwide. The institution grants associate's and bachelor's degrees across five schools of study: business, health sciences, information technology, criminal justice and veterinary technology, as well as through its culinary division, The Chef's Academy. Harrison College offers students a customized learning environment that could include online, traditional classroom at one of its 11 campuses or two culinary schools, or through a combination of both. Harrison College campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and the institution is a candidate with The Higher Learning Commission, an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). For more information, visit http://www.harrison.edu or call (888) 544-4422.
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