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Nov 21, 2019, 09:00 ET Talent Development Pioneer Launches Medical Assistant Training Program to Close Healthcare Skill Gaps

Penn Foster today announced the launch of a new medical assistant diploma program designed to close skill gaps in one of healthcare's fastest-growing ...


Nov 05, 2019, 09:00 ET Subway® Taps Workforce Development Pioneer Penn Foster to launch Career Training Program for Restaurant Employees

Subway® Restaurants and Penn Foster announced a pilot program designed to give Subway restaurant employees access to career readiness programs to...


Nov 04, 2019, 07:30 ET Penn Foster Taps Chief Digital Officer to Lead Development of Next-Generation Training Platform

Penn Foster, a pioneer in middle-skills training that works with employers to attract, develop, and retain talent, today announced the appointment of ...


Oct 18, 2019, 09:00 ET Penn Foster Receives 2019 Learning in Practice Award

Penn Foster today announced that its skills training partnership with the largest industrial staffing company in the U.S., EmployBridge, known as the ...


Sep 25, 2019, 14:27 ET Walmart Taps Digital Upskilling Platform to Prepare Workers for In-Demand Healthcare Jobs

Penn Foster announced today that its unique upskilling platform for healthcare has been selected by Walmart as part of an ambitious initiative...


Feb 06, 2019, 09:00 ET Talent Development Pioneer Acquires Online College to Close Middle-Skill Gaps

Penn Foster, which partners with leading employers to attract, develop, and retain talent for middle-skill jobs, today announced its acquisition of...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Middle-Skills Expert Joins Penn Foster to Help Employers Identify, Develop Untapped Talent

Penn Foster, which partners with employers to attract, develop, and retain talent in high-growth middle-skill fields, today announced the appointment ...


Jun 13, 2018, 03:30 ET Public-Private Partnership Launches New Career Readiness Learning Platform to Upskill Dallas Workforce

Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas today announced a strategic partnership with Penn Foster designed to create new pathways from education to...


Nov 13, 2015, 02:10 ET At First White House Summit On Next-Generation High Schools, Penn Foster President Frank Britt Urges "Changing The Equation Of Work And School"

Frank Britt, President of Penn Foster, a career-focused blended learning provider, participated this week in the first-ever White House Summit on...


Jan 21, 2015, 10:30 ET Penn Foster Celebrates 125th Anniversary and Record-Breaking Growth

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education with a commitment to addressing the middle-skills gap in America, today announced ...


Jan 07, 2015, 10:16 ET Penn Foster Announces Record-Breaking Year With Over 20,000 High School Graduates

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education, today announced a record-breaking year with more than 20,000 students graduating ...


Oct 28, 2014, 09:00 ET Penn Foster Announces Partnership with Walgreens To Improve U.S. Pharmacy Technician Program

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education with a commitment to addressing the middle-skills gap in America, today announced ...


Sep 09, 2014, 10:00 ET Penn Foster and YouthBuild USA Partner to Provide High School Diploma Program for Opportunity Youth

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education and YouthBuild USA, a non-profit organization focused on providing low income...


Jul 16, 2014, 10:18 ET Penn Foster High School Reaches More Than 45,000 Students, Becomes One of the Largest High Schools in America

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education with a commitment to addressing the middle-skills gap in America, today announced ...


Jul 10, 2014, 11:25 ET Penn Foster Joins America's Promise Alliance and its GradNation Campaign

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education with a commitment to addressing the middle-skills gap in America, today announced ...


Apr 28, 2014, 08:00 ET Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) Recognizes Penn Foster with Two Awards

Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, is proud to announce that the...


Oct 10, 2012, 08:00 ET Penn Foster College Chooses Vsnap To Integrate Video Messaging For Faculty And Students

Penn Foster, Inc., a global leader in online education, offering programs in high school, career school and college, today announced that after an...


Sep 27, 2012, 08:00 ET Penn Foster President Embarks On 3 Day Bike Tour To Bring Awareness To Online Education

Penn Foster, Inc., a global leader in online education with over 150,000 students, today announced the "Choose to be More" bike tour in which the...