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Brightwood College in Vista, formerly known as Kaplan College, hosted an Open House for members of the business community on Thursday, February 25, at their campus located at 2022 University Drive. The event was a celebration of the re-branding of the college since its acquisition by Education Corporation of America (ECA) this year.

The event began with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by the Vista Chamber of Commerce as guests met with faculty and staff and enjoyed tours of the campus, hors d’oeuvres and libation.

“The Brightwood College name represents a cornerstone for opportunity and growth for our students and the entire company,” says Laura Pitts, Campus President of Brightwood College in Vista. “We were delighted to host an open house for the business community to showcase the new possibilities created by the close alignment of Brightwood programs and those offered at ECA’s Virginia College which currently has 27 locations across the United States.”


For more information about Brightwood College, visit www.brightwood.edu or call 760-630-1555.

About Brightwood College and Education Corporation of America ..Growing from 34 campus locations to 72, Birmingham, Ala.,-based Education Corporation of America (ECA) is a category leader in the post-secondary career school market with current enrollment of over 30,000 students. With the completion of the Kaplan transaction, ECA holdings now include Virginia College, Golf Academy of America, Ecotech Institute, Kaplan College, Brightwood Career Institute, Brightwood College and the fully online New England College of Business which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). ECA career colleges are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) which is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).




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