Burlington, VT, June 15, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Champlain College (http://www.champlain.edu) a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused programs balanced by an interdisciplinary core curriculum, has announced that Jayson Boyers will serve as managing director of the Division of Continuing Professional Studies. In this position, Boyers will be responsible for overseeing the growth of Champlain College's award-winning online education presence through the strategic expansion of continuing education programs.
Prior to joining Champlain College, Boyers served as the national division president of The Chef's Academy, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, where he oversaw the preparation of students for marketable careers in culinary arts, pastry arts, and hospitality and restaurant management. Under his direction, The Chef’s Academy provided an environment that fostered students’ passion for culinary arts and hospitality, and a curriculum developed by the most qualified instructors and leaders in the market.
As an award-winning educator and community leader, Boyers received the 40 Under 40 Leadership Award from the Triangle Business Journal in 2011. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, and has served on multiple boards of directors for nonprofit organizations throughout his career, including the MLK Montessori School Board and the Greater Raleigh Chamber Board of Advisors. Jayson earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Indianapolis with a liberal studies degree and emphasis in business, religion and psychology. He also has a master’s degree in leadership development from Saint Mary of the Woods College.
"As one of the first colleges to offer full degree programs online, Champlain College has one of the strongest continuing education programs in the country and I am honored to have the opportunity to build upon an already strong foundation,” said Boyers. “I see so much potential for growth in the online arena, and I am looking forward to bringing forth new opportunities to those looking to further their education."
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Champlain College is a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused programs balanced by an interdisciplinary core curriculum. Founded in 1878, Champlain College is located in Burlington, Vt., one of America’s greatest college towns, and is recognized as a destination for a transformative, flexible educational experience. With a focus on providing a top-quality education, as well as helping graduates become marketable employees, Champlain College emphasizes innovation and relevance in its offered degrees, which include business, communications, cyber security, creative media, education, digital forensics, social services, logistics, computer innovation and information technology. Serving a variety of students from many backgrounds, Champlain College offers traditional undergraduate and online undergraduate courses, along with online certificates and degree programs, and eight master’s degree programs. The institution holds international campuses located in Montreal, Quebec and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain College was named a Top-Up-and-Coming School by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges, and is ranked in the report’s top tier of 2013 Regional Colleges in the North. For more information about Champlain College, visit http://www.champlain.edu/.
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