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Everglades University Faculty Member Receives National Award Career College Association bestows Annual Achievement Award for Most Innovative Best Practices

Sarasota, Florida— May 14, 2009 – Everglades University is proud to announce that Cathy Colford, a Construction Management faculty member, has won the Career College Association’s award for the Most Innovative Best Practices/New Program. Colford’s novel teaching techniques made her the overwhelming choice in this category for the Career College…

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Essential for Success in Construction Today: Education – Eric D. Kennedy, Director, Construction Management Program

In a recent book published by Harvard Business School Press, Workforce Crisis, by Ken Dychtwald, Tamara Erickson, and Robert Morison, it is present-ed that “Education — not just the number of workers, but what they can actually do” is the most serious challenge in coping with workforce needs over the next decade. Recognition of this key consideration was a contributing factor for Everglades University in developing the Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management.

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Read all about EU’s Construction Management Program featured in the June issue of Construction Executive

If they could, construction employers would clone students like the ones who participated in associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Student Chapter Construction management Competition. These students possess all the skills needed to take on management positions left vacant by a retiring baby boom generation.

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