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New Study Finds Families Save Money When Owning, Using RVs Compared to Other Types of Vacations

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Sample HubSpot User posted in Penn Foster

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2018 Vacation Cost Comparison Reveals Substantial Savings, Even When Factoring in Fuel Prices

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 WASHINGTON, June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study conducted by CBRE Hotels Advisory Group has found that RV vacations cost much less than other types of vacation travel, even when factoring in fuel prices and the cost of RV ownership. According to the study, commissioned by Go RVing and the RV Industry Association, there are cost savings of 21-64% for a four-person travel party, while a two-person travel party saves 8-53%, depending on factors such as the type of RV and type of vacation.

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Penn Foster Plans Largest Graduation Ceremony to Date, Highlighted by YouthBuild CEO, America’s Got Talent Star

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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John Valverde, CEO of YouthBuild will Keynote Commencement; Quintavious Johnson, Finalist in NBC-TV Hit Show and Penn Foster High School Graduate, will Perform Special Musical Selections

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SCRANTON, Pa., May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penn Foster, a leading education and skills training organization for today’s evolving workforce, will celebrate its largest-ever group of high school and career program graduates at its 2018 commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The event will include a keynote address from YouthBuild CEO John Valverde and performances by Quintavious Johnson, a finalist in America’s Got Talent.

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Penn Foster Names Kevin Stankovich its 2018 Graduate of the Year

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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Student Who Used Penn Foster Courses to Pursue the Skilled Trades Work He Loves is also Named a DEAC Graduate of the Year

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SCRANTON, Pa., May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penn Foster, a leading education and skills training organization for today’s evolving workforce, today named Kevin Stankovich of Riley Township in St. Clair County, Michigan its 2018 Graduate of the Year. Stankovich, who has completed four Penn Foster diploma or career programs, uses the knowledge he has gained from Penn Foster in running his home design/build business, and in teaching his own students at a local college.

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Penn Foster’s Fourth Annual Student Success and Career Fair Tackles Topics on Student, Academic and Career Achievement

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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Growing in Popularity Year over Year, 2018 Fair Offers 45 Webinars Week of April 16-20
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SCRANTON, Pa., April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Career readiness, career support, and career success are the resounding themes of a week of webinars that make up Penn Foster’s 2018 Student Success and Career Fair, taking place the week of April 16-20, 2018. Available to anyone interested in preparing for a career or being more successful in their job, this no-cost webinar series is offered by leading middle skilled education and skills training provider Penn Foster and four of its employer and non-profit partners. 

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New Front Line Supervisor Training Program Provides Comprehensive Upskilling Solution to Answer Market Need

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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Penn Foster Workforce Development Takes Lead in the Market with Modular, Self-Paced Online Training that Equips Individuals with Skills Required in Critical Leadership Role
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SCRANTON, Pa., April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penn Foster Workforce Development, a leading skills training provider focused on improving employability for workers across a range of in-demand fields, today announced the launch of its new Front Line Supervisor Training Program. This new program, available to employers in the industrial sector, centers on providing the strategies and management skills supervisors need in the daily operations of overseeing front line employees in an industrial setting.

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20 North Carolina Students to Receive Their Penn Foster High School Diploma as Second Cohort to Graduate from National Guard’s Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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Innovative National Guard Youth Challenge Program Provides Cadets a Chance to Earn an Accredited High School Diploma, Opening Future Doors of Opportunity
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 NEW LONDON, N.C., March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twenty young men and women from throughout North Carolina, delayed in their plans to graduate in previous years from their local high schools, will walk proudly across the stage tomorrow as the second cohort of students in the state to receive their Penn Foster High School diploma via the Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy, a quasi-military program sponsored by the North Carolina National Guard.

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Gould Construction Institute and Penn Foster Partner to Offer On-Demand Career/Skills Development Courses for the Construction Trade

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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New Online Programs Offer Immediate, 24/7 Access to High-Quality Construction Trade and Career Development Education
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 WOBURN, Mass. and SCRANTON, Pa., March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gould Construction Institute (GCI), the training affiliate of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Massachusetts, today announced it has partnered with Penn Foster, a leading middle skilled education and skills training provider, to make an array of construction courses available to those interested in pursuing a career in construction.  The courses, all available online, provide individuals interested in the construction trade and current construction trade professionals with a convenient and affordable means to gain the knowledge and skills to be successful in the construction field or to advance their construction career.
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ABC of Wisconsin Partners with Penn Foster Partner to Provide Career Pathway Programs for Construction Apprenticeships

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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Foundational Career Development and Continuing Education/Skills Training Courses Help Applicants Prepare for ABC’s Apprenticeship Program
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 WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis., Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors) of Wisconsin Apprenticeship and Training Trust today announced it has partnered with Penn Foster, a leading middle skilled education and skills training provider, for which Penn Foster will provide an array of construction courses available to its member companies for entry-level employees and apprentices. The courses, all available online, are designed to help those new to construction and those already working in the trade to more effectively prepare to enter the ABC of Wisconsin apprenticeship program.

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Penn Foster Names Lisa Rutsky to Newly Created Position of Vice President of Education and Academic Dean

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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Online/Blended Learning Expert to Lead Curricula Innovation, Promote Academics Centered on Opportunity Youth and Working Adult Learners

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Scranton, Penn., Jan. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penn Foster, Inc., a leading middle skilled education and skills training provider, today announced it has named Lisa Rutsky as Vice President of Education and Academic Dean.

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Mike Lewis, Author of "When to Jump," Leads January 16 Penn Foster Webinar Series on Pursuing Your Passion

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jim Boyle posted in Penn Foster

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Webinar a Cornerstone of Penn Foster’s 2018 “JUMP” Student Success Advocacy Program, Encouraging People to Better Their Lives through Career-Focused Education & Skills Training

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January 03, 2018 09:00 ET | Source: Penn Foster

SCRANTON, Pa., Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Timed to coincide with the possibilities of the New Year, Penn Foster, a leading middle skilled education and skills training provider, today unveiled a new student success advocacy program for 2018 designed to encourage current and prospective students to follow their passion to careers they will love. Entitled “JUMP into the New Year,” this program ties into the highly anticipated new book When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn’t the Life You Want, by Mike Lewis, and challenges people to dare to live the life they’ve dreamed of building.

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