Joe Diaz Joins Harrison College as Director of Corporate Learning and Operations

Private Sector College Welcomes New Director of Corporate Learning and Operations with More Than 12 Years Experience.

Indianapolis, IN, April 26, 2013 --( Harrison College (, an institution of higher learning with more than 5,000 students studying at 14 campuses and online, has announced that Joe Diaz, M.A., SPHR, will join the college as director of corporate learning and operations. In this position, Diaz will be responsible for managing the institution’s corporate education and training programs as well as assuring quality and desired outcomes in the delivery of educational activities and effectiveness of corporate training.

Diaz received his master’s degree in social psychology from Ball State University. In addition, he is a certified professional in learning and performance (CPLP) through the American Society for Training and Development, a senior professional in human resources (SPHR) through the Society for Human Resource Management, and a certified training consultant (CTC), through Ball State’s Center for Organizational Resources. Diaz has more than 12 years of experience in corporate education and training with proven success in designing and leading organization-wide learning solutions that support key enterprise goals. Additionally, Diaz served as an adjunct faculty member with Indiana Wesleyan University and Marian University for 11 years, where he taught business and psychology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

“We are very excited to welcome Joe as the new director of corporate learning and operations for Harrison College,” said Neil Stanley, regional president of corporate partnerships at Harrison College. “His proven success serving the field of higher education, his impressive and extensive resume as well as his passion for supporting higher learning and education makes him a perfect fit for this position.”

“I am honored to join Harrison College as the director of corporate learning and operations,” said Diaz. “Being the first person from my family to graduate from college, I have always wanted to make a positive impact on the world by helping others achieve their own goals and dreams. Serving in the field of higher education allows me to make a difference in the lives of others, and I am proud to join Harrison College, as it has built an incredible network and has a wonderful reputation for serving businesses, communities and individual educational needs throughout the state of Indiana and beyond.”

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Harrison College is a contemporary, career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 6,000 students throughout the United States and internationally, with 12 campuses in Indiana and Ohio, a culinary school in Indiana and one in North Carolina, and courses online at The institution grants associate 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. Accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Harrison College is dedicated to excellence in higher learning and is currently a candidate with The Higher Learning Commission, an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). Harrison College was founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College and has a rich history of preparing students for success in their chosen profession. For more information, visit

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