Everest College – Merrillville to Hold Open House

Posted Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 by admin

Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Larger Campus and New Vocational Lab

Merrillville, Ind. (Oct. 27, 2010) – Everest College – Merrillville campus and the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the campus’ new, larger space and vocational labs. The public event is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 3, with a ribbon cutting set for 12:30 p.m.

Everest and the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will serve light refreshments and offer tours of the campus. Everest occupies approximately 47,000 square feet of classrooms, teaching labs and administrative offices at 8585 Broadway, Suite 200.

“We want to invite the community and local business leaders to learn more about Everest and celebrate the growth we’re experiencing in the Merrillville area,” said Lillian Williams-McClain, president of Everest College – Merrillville.

Everest College – Merrillville offers eight diploma and degree programs. Diplomas are offered in such high-demand fields as medical assistant, dental assistant, medical insurance billing and coding, massage therapy, medical administrative assistant, practical nursing, surgical technologist and electrical programs.

Classes are conducted during the day, evenings, and on weekends to make it convenient for students who are currently employed or have other needs for a flexible schedule, according to Williams-McClain.

In addition to Merrillville, Everest College has Chicago-area campuses located in Burr Ridge, Chicago, Merrionette Park, North Aurora and Skokie.

About Everest College

Everest College provides career-oriented diploma and degree programs in healthcare, criminal justice, skilled trades, business and paralegal. Everest has 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada, and is owned by Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. For more information, visit
Media Contacts:

Tim Young or Alyssa Templeton
L.C. Williams & Associates (for Everest College)
312/565-3900 or 800/837-7123 or

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