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NWA Online - 2016-10-30
ITT Tech, a for-profit college, announced in September that it was closing 130 campuses across 38 states after the U.S. Department of Education said it would freeze its receipt of Pell Grants until ITT Tech posted a letter of credit or other cash deposit ...

New Federal Rules Aim to Help Students Clear Loans in Cases of Fraud
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS - 2016-10-28
This year, the ITT Technical Institute, one of the nation's largest chains of for-profit colleges, shut down, saying it couldn't survive sanctions by the department. The chain had been accused of misleading studentsabout the success of its graduates and ...

TCC offers scholarships to displaced ITT Tech students
pilotonline.com - 2016-10-27
Tidewater Community College announced Thursday that students displaced by ITT Technical Institute in September may be eligible for a new scholarship program. According to a school news release, the TCC Educational Foundation has established the College ...

Tracking the demise of ITT Tech
Education Dive - 2016-10-24
The New York Times examines the chronology of ITT Technical Institute's historic collapse, which began in 1999, when a former employee sued the school for paying incentives for predatory recruiting practices. Dan Graves helped the federal government to ...

Stranded ITT students deserve better
The Boston Globe - 2016-10-20
But for stranded students of the now-defunct ITT Technical Institute, department rules may do just that. The for-profit chain of vocational schools collapsed early last month, under pressure from federal regulators, state attorneys general, and its own ...

Graduates three times more likely to default on loans from for-profit colleges
WWBT-TV NBC 12 - 2016-11-14
More than basically half was being taken care of," said Jones. Both attended ITT Technical Institute, which shut its doors in August before either finished their degrees. A degree that now might not be worth anything. "I don't have any paper to show for it ...

Elmhurst College Honors Credits for Some ITT Students
EIN News Desk World News Report - 2016-11-14
In an effort to assist some of the 35,000 students left in limbo by the abrupt closing of ITT Technical Institute, Elmhurst College is working with former ITT students to help them complete their degrees at Elmhurst. After ITT Tech closed its doors and ...

Elmhurst College Reaches Out to Displaced ITT Tech Students
Patch - 2016-11-14
ELMHURST, IL -- In an effort to assist some of the 35,000 students left in limbo by the abrupt closing of ITT Technical Institute, Elmhurst College is working with former ITT students to help them complete their degrees at Elmhurst. After ITT Tech closed ...

Students, staff all lose after for-profit schools close
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 2016-11-12
6. Students in Duval and surrounding counties are still grasping for options. ITT Technical Institute closed all of its more than 130 campuses in September, a week before it was scheduled to start a new semester. The chain enrolled approximately 35,000 ...

Employee lawsuits on hold pending ITT Tech bankruptcy proceedings
State Journal Register - 2016-11-11
Legal relief could be months or even years away for former ITT Technical Institute employees claiming they were laid off without proper notice when the for-profit school abruptly shut down in early September. A trustee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for ...

Job Training
The Huffington Post - 2016-11-11
I learned with great sadness of the closing and subsequent bankruptcy of ITT Technical Institute in September. ITT, a for-profit training institute, was no small operation. It had been around for half a century eventually operating 130 campuses in 38 states.

Former ITT Nursing Students Call New Campus Home
CBS DFW - 2016-11-10
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Many of the displaced nursing students from ITT Technical Institute now have a new campus to call home -- Mountain View College. The school gave out dozens of acceptance letters this week to the students, many of whom thought ...

ITT Tech Lawsuit Could Result In Refunds To Students
www.pressadvantage.com - 2016-11-08
Goodbye Loans offers information and assistance in identifying possible programs for the forgiveness of student loan debts. The company website describes various programs and actions which can reduce student loan costs. Los Angeles CA: GoodBye Loans is ...

Austin Community College Assisting Former Career Point, ITT Tech Students
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS - 2016-11-05
AUSTIN, Texas - Lori Rodriguez is still coming to terms with the startling news she received. "I thought it was a joke at first, until I finally got a hold of one of my friends and they were like no it's for real," she said. "I was just like, in shock.

TCC offers scholarships for displaced ITT Tech students
News Channel3 - 2016-11-05
NORFOLK, Va. - Tidewater Community College has created a new scholarship program students affected by the closure of ITT Technical Institute in September. The TCC Educational Foundation announced the creation of the College Continuation Scholarship Fund.

ITT Tech not the problem
Kentucky.com - 2016-11-04
I disagree with the characterization of ITT Tech in Lexington as disgraced. I worked there as an adjunct instructor of electronics, telecom and networking for five years. Most of my students learned a lot and have become successful. All of the instructors ...

Risky Schools Like ITT Tech and Corinthian Should Come With a Warning
US News and World Report - 2016-12-05
For the majority of students, the answer to this question for too long has been a resounding "no." Historically, the federal government has done little to caution students about the fiscal health or risky behaviors that can lead to an institution shutting ...

For-profit college debt strikers plead with Obama to discharge their loans: 'Don't leave us at the mercy of President Trump'
The Business Insider - 2016-12-05
Today, as a part of the organization called the Debt Collective, they are a more than 1000-person cohort on strike -- with students from for-profits around the US including former ITT Tech students (which closed in September) -- claiming their for ...

ITT Tech shutdown: What's next for students
CNN Money - 2016-09-07
About 35,000 students were expecting to return to class at ITT Tech Institute next week -- but instead they're left scrambling to figure out how to transfer their credits after all 130 campuses were suddenly shut down. Some of the students had gone back to ...

Michiana college students hurt by ITT Tech closure
WNDU - 2016-11-22
Some area college students have to shift their plans to get their degree. This comes after a handful of for-profit colleges around South Bend announced this year they'd either be shutting their doors or not accepting any new students. In many cases, it has ...

Future Uncertain for Regulator Lawsuits Against ITT Tech
www.goodcall.com - 2016-11-21
When ITT Technical Institute shuttered its doors and declared bankruptcy last September, many students lambasted school officials. They told stories of school administrators who reassured them that there was no need to worry despite media reports.

ITT Tech Students Should Take Their Money And Run, Experts Say
NBC News - 2016-09-07
The shuttering of all ITT Technical Institute locations is leaving its 43,000 students with an unexpected lesson in harsh realities and unanswered questions about what will happen to their credits and tuition fees. The closure of 137 campuses in 39 states ...

Education Department Shuts Down ITT Tech
Forbes - 2016-09-07
For-profit giant ITT Technical Institute, which operates over 130 U.S. schools serving 45,000 students, announced that it will shut down for good. This comes on the heels of its announcement last week that it would no longer enroll new students, which in ...

ITT Tech closes: So, what now? Questions and answers about ITT Tech
NewsNet 5 - 2016-09-06
Here are some of the top questions (and their answers) regarding the closure of ITT Technical Institute. What has the school told students? ITT Tech sent current students a letter today, detailing why they made the move to close the school. The letter ...

Where Are The 40,000 Students ITT Tech Left Behind When It Closed?
NPR News - 2016-10-04
Two years ago, William McNeil lost his retail job at Sears and was looking to improve his life. Around the same time, he got a bunch of emails promising a path to a new career from ITT Technical Institute, the for-profit college chain. So, McNeil, who's 57 ...

ITT Tech closes: Will students be able to transfer credits? It's not likely
Al.com - 2016-09-07
The sudden closure of ITT Technical Institute has left tens of thousands of students wondering if their time spent at the for-profit school was a waste, leaving them with nothing but debt and worthless college credits. ITT announced Tuesday it was ceasing ...

ITT Tech Closes All Campuses, Affecting Nearly 7,000 Veterans
military - 2016-09-06
The Department of Education will be holding live online information and Q&A sessions regarding the closure of ITT Tech through September 20. See their website for more information. ITT Technical Institute has shut the doors on all of its 130 locations in ...

ITT Tech stops enrollment following federal crackdown
WHNT-TV - 2016-08-31
MADISON, Ala. (WHNT)-- ITT Tech has ceased enrollment of new students, according to a notice its website. This comes after the U.S. Department of Education banned the for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services from enrolling new students who use ...

ITT Tech cancels classes, permanently ceases all operations
Fox 59 History - 2016-09-06
CARMEL, Ind. - Hundreds of thousands of students and employees learned this morning that ITT Technical Institutes has canceled all classes and is closing permanently. FOX59 first reported last week that the college chain was stopping new student ...

ITT Tech shutdown creates uncertainty for 40,000 students, 8,000 employees
Chicago Tribune - 2016-09-06
ITT Technical Institute is ceasing operations at its more than 130 campuses nationwide after the Department of Education cut off access to federal financial aid for new students. The immediate closures by for-profit ITT Educational Services will end the ...

ITT Technical Institute to Close All Campuses
NBC Connecticut - 2016-09-06
The company that runs ITT Technical Institute announced Tuesday that "with profound regret" it was shutting down academic operations at all of its campuses and thousands of its employees will lose their jobs. The move comes after the federal government ...

ITT Tech ceases all student enrollment
Cincinnati - 2016-08-30
The company that runs ITT Technical Institute has stopped enrolling new students. The move, prominently announced on ITT's website, goes beyond the U.S. Department of Education's decision last week to ban ITT from enrolling new students who depended on ...

ITT Tech closes: So, what now? Questions and answers about ITT Tech
RTV 6 ABC - 2016-09-06
CARMEL, Ind. -- If you're a current or former student of ITT Technical Institute, you probably have one resounding question from Tuesday's news that the school is ceasing operations: Now what? Harrison College released a statement on ITT's closure.

INSIDERS: The Journey of ITT Tech Students
WTXL 27 - 2016-12-22
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--ITT Tech students are not giving up on their dreams even though the doors are now closed. The tech school shut down early in September. Thirty-eight states stopped online and classroom instruction, then ITT filed for bankruptcy.

2016 TOP STORIES: Under siege, ITT folds, fires 8,000
Indianapolis Business Journal - 2016-12-24
... Services Inc. announced in September that it would permanently "discontinue academic operations" at all ITT Technical Institute campuses, eliminating its 8,000 employees and canceling the fall academic quarter at the last minute. The company ...

Department of Education Revokes Accreditation from Accreditor of ITT Tech
academia.org - 2016-12-23
George Leef writes that at least 580,000 students, whose schools were accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), face the reality that their school could no longer receive federal funding. ACICS has seen its ...

The Department of Education De-Accredits an Accreditor
popecenter.org - 2016-12-21
In September, the large ITT Tech chain of schools, which had operated in 38 states, was forced to close when Department officials shut off its access to federal student aid. That decision, which I wrote about here, disrupted the education of more than ...

ITT Tech shuts down all campuses after federal aid sanctions
WAVY News 10 - 2016-09-06
CARMEL, Ind. (AP/WAVY) -- The for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services is shutting down its campuses days after the U.S. Department of Education banned it from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid. The company, which operates ...

ITT Tech Closes Its Doors
US News and World Report - 2016-09-06
ITT Technical Institute campuses, the for-profit giant that enrolls about 40,000 students, announced Tuesday morning that it is closing permanently. "It is with profound regret that we must report that ITT Educational Services, Inc. will discontinue ...

ITT Tech students 'frustrated, angry and very confused' after closure
MLive - 2016-09-08
David Gallagher was fresh out of the military when he signed up for classes at ITT Technical Institute in Troy three years ago. His goal: Earn a degree so he could land a good paying job to support his family. But on Tuesday, less than a year away from ...

Nashville State pays $5.5M for new Donelson campus
The Tennessean - 5 months ago
The purchase was part of liquidation proceedings involving bankrupt ITT Educational Services Inc. Nashville State's Donelson campus is expected to open with between 300 to 500 students. It will offer general education courses and technical classes in areas ...

Displaced ITT students get back on track
KPC News - 5 months ago
Many of the northeast Indiana students who saw their academic careers fall apart when ITT Technical Institute folded abruptly last September have found new paths to their degrees at other area colleges and universities. A few barely missed a beat ...

Charter school taking over Journal Center ITT space
ABQJournal - 5 months ago
The school, which counts 200 students and 30 staffers, will be the new tenant at a 26,000-square-foot facility previously occupied by ITT Technical Institute, a for-profit college. The company shuttered its 130 campuses across 38 states in September ...

Bill Aiming to Help Former ITT Tech Students Now Heads to State Senate
Tristate Homepage - 5 months ago
The Indiana House of Representatives is moving a bill forward which would help students impacted by the abrupt closure of colleges like ITT Tech. The bill was proposed by State Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville). The bill would restore financial aid ...

Obituary: Ember Entertainment tester Wesley Warren Olson
Gamasutra - 5 months ago
He graduated from Burlington-Edison High School in 2004, and went on the study at the ITT Technical Institute for a futher three years before graduating in 2007. "Wesley enjoyed camping, flag football, hunting, gaming and much more," reads an obituary ...

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week
fiscalstandard.com - 5 months ago
It provides career-oriented education programs under the ITT Technical Institute name and the Daniel Webster College (DWC) name. The ITT Technical Institutes offers over 50 education programs in various fields of study across business, drafting and design ...

ITT Technical Institute closes its doors for good after federal ruling
RTV 6 ABC - 2016-09-06
CARMEL, Ind. -- After a ruling by the U.S. Department of Education regarding federal loans, Carmel-based ITT Technical Institute is ceasing all operations, the company announced Tuesday. "The actions of and sanctions from the U.S. Department of Education ...

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