Harrison College Hosts Business Forward Roundtable Oct. 3

Indianapolis Business Leaders to Meet with Sol Ross, Director of Business Outreach for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to Discuss Affordable Care Act

Indianapolis, IN, October 03, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Harrison College (http://www.harrison.edu), a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers 40 degree programs in five schools of study , including The Chef’s Academy (http://www.thechefsacademy.com), and online, has announced that it will host a Business Forward roundtable featuring Sol Ross, director of business outreach for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at its campus, located at 550 E. Washington St. The event will feature a discussion with local business leaders on innovation in healthcare information technology and implementing the Affordable Care Act, which aims to improve Americans’ access to health care coverage and allow for a wider range of insurance choices.

Business Forward aims to bring more business leaders into the policymaking process by supporting initiatives that promote America’s economic competitiveness, as well as health care and educational reform, energy independence and environmental protection. Through a series of roundtables, briefings and panel discussions across the country, the organization provides a platform for thought leadership development and bipartisan discussion. For more information on Business Forward, visit http://www.businessfwd.org/.

“We are confident that bringing the brightest minds in Indianapolis together for a discussion with Sol Ross will forge relationships that will have immense benefits for the business and healthcare communities,” said Jeff Golc, director of governmental and external affairs at Harrison College. “Harrison College, including The Chef’s Academy, is committed to strengthening the area economy through business and educational involvement, as well as supporting proactive health policymaking initiatives that will assist area citizens.”

- Ross serves as a liaison between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the business community on Affordable Care Act strategic initiatives, including the White House Business and Jobs & Competitiveness Councils.

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About Harrison College:
Harrison College is a contemporary, career-focused institution of Higher Education serving more than 4,500 students throughout the United States and Internationally. Harrison College has 12 campuses in Indiana and Ohio, two culinary schools in Indiana and North Carolina, and also offers courses online at harrison.edu. The institution grants Associates and Bachelor’s degrees across five schools of study: Business, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, and Veterinary Technology, as well as its culinary division, The Chef’s Academy. Harrison College offers students a variety of learning environments including online, traditional classroom, or a combination of both. Harrison College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and is dedicated to excellence in higher learning. In addition, the College is currently a Candidate with The Higher Learning Commission and an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). Harrison College was founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College, and is celebrating its 110th anniversary of preparing students for their chosen professions.

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