ALBANY – Albany Technical School has been awarded a 2021-2022 Army Pleasant Faculty Gold Designation by VIQTORY, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small enterprise that connects the navy neighborhood to civilian employment, instructional and entrepreneurial alternatives by means of its G.I. Jobs, Army Partner, and Army Pleasant manufacturers.
The 2021-2022 listing of “Higher for Veterans” establishments was recognized throughout the nation, and all taking part faculties have been contacted in February informing them of their rating. Twenty-five faculties and universities in Georgia made the 2021-2022 Army Pleasant Colleges closing listing, and solely six have been recognized as Gold.
On Feb. 23, Army Pleasant introduced that Albany Technical School achieved the Gold rating of being a military-friendly school within the Group School Division. This rating is the highest-ranking ATC has ever earned from the group. (See extra on the Army Pleasant web site: https://www.militaryfriendly.com/albany-technical-college/#.
“We’re absolutely dedicated to the navy households in our neighborhood providing Albany Technical School as a viable choice for schooling, monetary help, employment help, and distinctive alternatives that exist right here on the school,” Albany Technical School President Anthony Parker stated in a information launch.
Now in its twelfth yr, the Army Pleasant Colleges listing has come to set the usual for increased schooling establishments to offer the most effective alternatives for veterans and their spouses. The listing gives a complete information for veterans and their households utilizing federal companies’ information sources and proprietary survey data from taking part organizations.
Establishments incomes the Army Pleasant Faculty designation have been evaluated utilizing public information sources and responses from a proprietary survey accomplished by the varsity. This yr 766 faculties earned the designation.
VIQTORY decided methodology, standards, and weightings with enter from the Army Pleasant Advisory Council of unbiased leaders within the increased schooling and navy recruitment neighborhood. Ultimate rankings have been decided by combining the establishment’s survey scores with the evaluation of the establishment’s capability to fulfill thresholds for scholar retention, commencement, job placement, mortgage compensation, persistence (diploma development or switch) and mortgage default charges for all college students and, particularly, for scholar veterans.