Local campus to participate in
national event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"GREENSBORO, N.C. – September 14, 2016 – Virginia College in Greensboro will host “Go For The Gold,” an enrollment event for prospective students and their families on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the campus located at 3740 S. Holden Road. While learning about the educational opportunities available to Greensboro-area students at Virginia College, attendees are also invited to enjoy activities for all ages. The event is part of Virginia College parent company Education Corporation of America’s National Enrollment Event being held simultaneously at 64 other Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute and Ecotech Institute locations throughout 16 states.

WHAT:         Virginia College “Go for the Gold” Enrollment Event
WHEN:         Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE:      Virginia College in Greensboro - 3740 S. Holden Road, Greensboro, NC 27406

“In the spirit of the recent Rio Olympics, we are excited to host our own ‘Go For The Gold’ event here at Virginia College in Greensboro,” says Campus President Jim Campbell. “It is never too late to pursue a degree in the field you’ve always dreamed of – whether seeking another degree in your field or starting a completely new degree, Virginia College is a great place to make that happen and change your life.”
Throughout the event, admission counselors will be on hand to discuss careers that best suit prospective students’ individual skills and interests. Additionally, attendees can tour the campus, hear about the hands-on training approach characteristic of Virginia College programs, meet faculty, students and staff including the Financial Aid office, learn about the application and enrollment process and experience the variety of programs through live demonstrations led by current students. Family friendly activities include a manicure station, vitals checks, culinary demonstrations, “medicinal lollipop” giveaways, computer demonstrations and a hot dog cookout.

For more information about Virginia College in Greensboro, visit To register for the National Enrollment Event, visit

About Virginia College and Education Corporation of America 

Education Corporation of America (ECA) is a category leader in the post-secondary career school market with 70 locations and a current enrollment of over 30,000 students. ECA holdings include Virginia College, Golf Academy of America, Ecotech Institute, Brightwood Career Institute and Brightwood College which are accredited by the Accrediting Council of 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). Holdings also include the fully online New England College of Business which is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

For more information, contact Diane Worthington at or (205) 329-7911."

- A Press Release

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