Raleigh, NC, June 15, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Chef’s Academy (http://www.thechefsacademy.com), 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 that Ashley N. Hanslits has been promoted to director of enrollment for the culinary institute. Formerly serving as the institutions senior admissions representative, Hanslits will now be responsible for monitoring and supervising all enrollment staff and activities to ensure excellence, service and compliance within the campus's enrollment department. She will also oversee other department members to encourage professional development and growth of market and regional enrollment.
Hanslits joined The Chef’s Academy in 2008 as a high school representative and was promoted to an admissions representative in 2009. A recognized leader within the school, Hanslits has received numerous awards and honors including campus employee and program specialist of the year at Harrison College in 2011. Also in 2011, Hanslits joined The Chef's Academy leadership team to launch the second culinary campus in North Carolina. As the institution's senior admissions representative, Hanslits led the enrollment of 179 students in the campus’ first year, the highest start of any Harrison College new location.
“It is an honor to work alongside Ashley, as she is certainly an invaluable asset to our program here at The Chef’s Academy,” said Chef Jeffrey Bane, Morrisville campus president and national dean for The Chef’s Academy. “She is the perfect fit for this position and incredibly deserving of it. Her ability to connect with potential and current students is unmatched, and working with her teaches the other members of our team great lessons about leading within education.”
“As director of enrollment, I will serve as an advocate for our institution by bringing awareness to prospective students on how a degree in the culinary or pastry arts from The Chef's Academy can equip them with the skills and professional background needed to secure jobs after graduation," said Hanslits. "By keeping the needs of our current and prospective students first, I hope to expand The Chef’s Academy’s student base and continue the growth of our institution."
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The Chef’s Academy is the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers more than 40 degree programs in five schools of study. More than 5,000 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 http://www.thechefsacademy.com.
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