The Chef’s Academy Hires Angel Nicholas as Senior Financial Aid Analyst

Culinary Institute Welcomes Addition of Experienced Financial Consultant

Raleigh, NC, September 07, 2012 --( The Chef’s Academy (, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers 40 degree programs in five schools of study, has announced the hiring of Angel Nicholas as the institution’s senior financial aid analyst. Driven by her desire to help students, Nicholas interacts with The Chef’s Academy students on a daily basis and assesses their potential financial aid opportunities to create a package based on federal and school regulations.

Originally from St. Johns, Mich., Nicholas comes to The Chef’s Academy’s North Carolina campus with more than 11 years of experience in customer service and four years of experience in higher education. Nicholas began her career with Harrison College as the administrative assistant at its campus in Elkhart, Ind.

“The Chef’s Academy is proud to continue our tradition of providing our students with excellent educational services by expanding our financial aid department,” said Jayson M. Boyers, national division president of The Chef’s Academy. “Angel’s past experiences in customer service and higher education coupled with her dedication to helping students expand their culinary careers will allow her to provide expert financial aid advice to all interested students. We are happy to have her join The Chef’s Academy’s team of knowledgeable educators and staff members.”

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-Nicolas, a new resident of Morrisville, N.C., has an Associate of Applied Science degree in business marketing from Harrison College and plans to complete her bachelor’s degree in business management.

About The Chef’s Academy:
The Chef’s Academy is the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers 40 degree programs in five schools of study. Approximately 4,500 students altogether are enrolled at Harrison College’s 12 campuses, its online division and The Chef’s Academy. Headquartered in Indianapolis, The Chef’s Academy opened a second academy on a 4.37-acre campus in North Carolina’s Triangle in August 2011. At The Chef’s Academy, students become prepared and marketable graduates entering the fields of culinary arts, pastry arts, and hospitality and restaurant management through classroom and experiential instruction that sets up expectations for the real-life industry. The college’s culinary division provides an environment that fosters students’ passion for culinary arts and hospitality and a curriculum developed by the most qualified instructors and leaders in the market. The Chef’s Academy is endorsed and accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). For more information about The Chef’s Academy, visit

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