Universal Career School honored for innovation in career services by Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges
MIAMI, FL — Sept. 16, 2013 — A Universal Career School administrator was honored for her service to students by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC), a statewide organization representing private career schools.
Marbelin Perez from Universal Career School in the Miami suburb of Sweetwater took home the 2013 Career Services Administrator of the Year award, which was presented at the FAPSC Annual Conference held recently in South Florida. The award is given out to one recipient each year.
“Marbelin is a graduate, with honors, from Universal Career School, and her experience was such a positive one that she chose to help students find rewarding opportunities,” said Curtis Austin, executive director of FAPSC.
“She has added creative initiatives within the Career Service Department that expand the programs available to prepare students for the workforce — from searching for jobs to retaining them,” he added.
FAPSC has been the voice of Florida’s career schools since 1956. The association of more than 250 members works on behalf of the more than 1,000 licensed private career schools and colleges in Florida that prepare 400,000 students each year for employment in more than 200 occupational fields by offering degree programs, certification and training.
Universal Career Institute trains students to become specialists and technicians in a variety of cosmetology careers.
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