November 28, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/1/2014

" He can’t read the contract, first of all…how can he be obligated having signed it?"

-- Laurie McConnell, former Everest librarian

When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and the program’s internship opportunities.

Cash signed up. She didn’t know that the school has been accused of inflating its job placement rates, and is in a state of financial crisis. A day earlier, Everest’s parent company, Corinthian Colleges, had announced that the whole corporation —100-plus campuses in 26 states and Canada — might implode.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

What your doctor won’t disclose
What your doctor won’t disclose

Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? Right now, in the US at least, your doctor simply doesn’t have to tell you about that. 

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

What's your favorite thing about the Thanksgiving break?

  • Spending time with family & friends
  • Shopping & deals
  • Eating!!
  • Watching sports
  • What break? I'm busy working!

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe