CLOVIS - CURRY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Clovis Community College Named Award Recipient by Military Friendly®


Clovis - Curry County Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Jan. 28.

Clovis Community College announced on January 22, 2019 that it has been named a Military Friendly® School Award recipient in the category of Community Colleges for 2019-2020. Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, published its special awards for 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools and Employers at https://militaryfriendly.com. For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.

“Clovis Community College is proud to be designated a Military Friendly School for 2019-2020. Serving active duty, veterans and their spouses is a critical part of our mission and something that all CCC employees take seriously. We are pleased to be recognized for our efforts in providing high touch services to military students,” says CCC president Dr. Becky Rowley.

Continuing its mission to provide veterans and their spouses with the finest choices for post-secondary education, VIQTORY has released the 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools list. Now in its 10t h year , the Military Friendly® Schools list has come to set the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. This prestigious list provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families using data sources from federal agencies and proprietary survey information from participating organizations.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey completed by the school. This year 766 schools earned this prestigious designation.

The 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine. The list can also be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.

Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining the institution’s survey scores with the assessment of the institution’s ability to meet thresholds for Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer) and Loan Default Rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans.

The Military Friendly® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions.

The survey questions, methodology, criteria, and weighting were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. Ernst & Young, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, independently evaluated the scoring methodology used for the Military Friendly® Schools list using the criteria set forth by VIQTORY. The services performed by EY are were limited to advisory procedures and do not provide assurance over the scoring methodology.

The survey is administered for free and is open to all post-secondary schools that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com

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Source: Clovis - Curry County Chamber of Commerce

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