COLLEGE CHANGES NAME TO KAPLAN COLLEGE
Merrillville, Ind., Nov. 30, 2006 - Kaplan Higher Education today announced that Sawyer College has changed its name to Kaplan College, as of Nov. 15, 2006. Sawyer College has two locations in northern Indiana, Merrillville and Hammond.
To celebrate its new name, the Merrillville location will host a ceremony today at the campus, located at 3803 E. Lincoln Highway from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The ceremony includes an open house and the unveiling of the new Kaplan College sign. The Hammond location will host a renaming ceremony on Thursday, December 7, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the campus, located at 7833 Indianapolis Boulevard, Hammond, Indiana.
By changing their name to Kaplan College, both schools will be formally recognized as being part of the Kaplan family. Kaplan, Inc. is a global provider of education services, and its name reflects a long-standing reputation for excellence.
Both Kaplan College – Merrillville and Hammond currently offer four associate degree programs and four certificate programs in the fields of allied health and business.
Both Kaplan College locations are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information, please see http://www.getinfo.kaplancollege.com
About Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan College is part of Kaplan, Inc.'s Higher Education Division, which includes more than 70 campus-based schools, as well as online programs through Kaplan University and Concord Law School. Kaplan Higher Education offers career-oriented certificate, bachelor and associate degree programs designed to provide students with the skills necessary to qualify them for entry-level employment in fields such as healthcare, business, information technology, technology, fashion and design. Kaplan is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO). For more information about Kaplan, please visit www.kaplan.com.