SOURCE: EVCI Career Colleges Holding Corp.

May 19, 2006 10:10 ET

EVCI Career Colleges Announces Extension of Due Date for Interboro to Complete ATB Test Rescoring

YONKERS, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 19, 2006 -- EVCI Career Colleges Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: EVCI) announced that the U.S. Department of Education has granted Interboro an extension to October 15, 2006 to complete the rescoring of ability-to-benefit tests that were the basis for admitting students who received Title IV financial aid during award years 2002/2003, 2003/2004 and 2004/2005.

About EVCI Career Colleges Holding Corp.

EVCI is the holding company for Interboro Institute, Technical Career Institutes and the Pennsylvania School of Business.

Founded in 1888, Interboro offers degree programs leading to the Associate in Occupational Studies degree and Associate in Applied Sciences degree. Its programs include accounting, business management, ophthalmic dispensing, paralegal studies, office technologies and security services and management. Interboro has a main campus in mid-town Manhattan, an extension center in each of Flushing, New York and in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, New York, and an instructional site in Yonkers, New York. EVCI acquired Interboro in January 2000.

Founded in 1909, TCI offers two-year associate degree and certificate programs. With an emphasis on technology, TCI offers programs within three major divisions: business and new media technology, computer and electronics technology and climate control technology. TCI's main campus is on 31st street diagonally across from Penn Station, and is supported by a nearby annex facility. EVCI acquired TCI in September 2005.

PSB is authorized to offer two Associate in Specialized Business degree programs and two diploma programs in information technology as well as three recently authorized business diploma programs. As permitted by the Pennsylvania State Education Department, after six months of teaching the three business diploma programs, PSB plans to seek authorization to award the Associate in Special Business degree for those programs. PSB relocated to downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania. EVCI acquired PSB in January 2005.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Dr. John J. McGrath
    EVCI Career Colleges Holding Corp.
    914.623.0700