SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CollegeAmerica, a leading provider of on-campus and online higher education, today announced that Carl Barney, chairman of the group of colleges which includes Stevens-Henager College, Independence University, and CollegeAmerica, has been appointed to the Advisory Board for the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. Barney joins a number of other distinguished businessmen who serve on the board, including John Allison, former chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation; Yaron Brook, president and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute; and William Lowndes III, CEO of the Tindall Corporation.
The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism, founded by Clemson University, seeks to examine and to increase public awareness of the moral foundations of capitalism. It provides a forum for investigating topics such as individual rights, private property, the rule of law and free trade.
Barney has served as chairman of the board of CollegeAmerica Services, Inc. since 1992. CollegeAmerica Services, Inc. encompasses Stevens-Henager College, Independence University and California College San Diego, and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, information technology, graphic arts and healthcare.
Established in 1964, CollegeAmerica provides career-focused higher education to students in Colorado, Wyoming and Arizona. Offering undergraduate degree programs in healthcare, business, graphic arts and computer science, CollegeAmerica is committed to preparing professionals for meaningful careers and an increased sense of satisfaction. Dedicated to advancing higher-education opportunities in its communities, CollegeAmerica also provides free GED® preparation and other courses through its Good Neighbor Initiative.* CollegeAmerica has two main campuses in Denver and Flagstaff, and branch campus locations in Fort Collins, Colorado Springs (with an additional satellite campus in South Colorado Springs), Cheyenne, and Phoenix. For more information, please call 801-312-0079. CollegeAmerica is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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