SOURCE: Brandman University School of Extended Education

Brandman University School of Extended Education

September 08, 2014 14:59 ET

Brandman University School of Extended Education Announces Partnership With ASQ

Brandman Enters Strategic Partnership Agreement With the American Society for Quality, Orange Empire

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Brandman University's School of Extended Education, one of five schools within Brandman University, well-recognized for its rich history of supporting adult learners, today announced its partnership with the Orange Empire Section of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), a global community of people passionate about quality.

ASQ offers educational programs to its members, many of which complement the wide range of continuing education programs offered by the School of Extended Education, making the strategic partnership beneficial to both organizations. The ASQ Orange Empire group is the fourth-largest chapter in the United States, serving more than 1,300 members including technicians, engineers, supervisors and managers. The group promotes learning and networking through educational courses, seminars and presentations.

"ASQ is a leading professional organization in our community; entering a strategic partnership has proven to be mutually valuable," says Vicki Brannock, senior director of the School of Extended Education. "We look forward to the year ahead, and being able to offer ASQ members access to our space and subject matter experts for their first-rate education programs."

The Orange Empire chapter of ASQ is highly active, with nearly 100 members attending monthly meetings. Brannock worked with ASQ Programs Chair Dave Nagy to solidify the formal partnership.

"Our members are committed to education in support of their professional development," says Dieter Eckstein, vice chair of ASQ Orange Empire. "Working with Brandman University's School of Education helps expand our education offerings and provide a new value-add to our growing network."

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About ASQ: ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world's corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow's critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ's members, mission, technologies and training at

About Brandman University's School of Extended Education: Brandman University's School of Extended Education is a uniquely situated as a school of extended education program backed by a university focused on adult learners. Providing leadership, business, technology, health and wellness, education and general education programs, the School of Extended Education is committed to developing courses designed to meet real-world needs. Brandman partners with leading subject-matter experts and professional associations to offer degree programs, workshops, seminars, certificate programs, leadership modules and programming leading to certification and academic credit. Its corporate training division works closely with employers to pinpoint organizational needs and challenges and develop highly customized on-site, online and hybrid training programs for workforces across industries. Drawing on the rich history and prestigious reputation of Chapman University, the School of Extended Education's collaborative approach provides sustainable solutions for today's adult learners. Visit or call 1.800.632.0094 for more information.

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