LAS VEGAS (October 20, 2015) – Carrington College announced Steven Temple as the new executive director at Carrington’s Las Vegas campus, located at 5740 S. Eastern Ave. In his role, he will be responsible for the successful operation of campus, including financial performance and implementing initiatives to increase student and staff satisfaction in the college’s programs and services.
Temple previously served as the executive director at Carrington’s Mesa, Ariz. campus. Temple has worked in higher education since 2004 after working as an attorney in his own private practice. He served in the United States Army as an infantry soldier from 1983 to 1985 when he was honorably discharged.
“My focus for the Las Vegas campus is to concentrate on student success and employee satisfaction by creating an open and positive environment,” said Temple.
Temple earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from University of Tennessee in 1988. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis in 1992.
Temple is a Las Vegas resident.
About Carrington College
Carrington College offers a diverse range of programs that lead to a Certificate of Achievement or Associate degree. As the starting point for healthcare careers, the college offers programs that prepare students for careers in the medical, dental and veterinary fields. More than 90,000 certificates and degrees have been earned by career-ready professionals at Carrington College to date. Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org.
Additionally, many of the programs at the college are accredited by specialized accrediting bodies, which focus on specific occupational fields. Programmatic accreditation varies by campus; please check the website or catalog for accreditation information. The college provides employment-focused, outcome-based, postsecondary education and training.
Carrington College is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. For more information about Carrington College, visit http://carrington.edu/.