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Sessions College Certified as "Great Place to Work" for Second Time

Tempe, Arizona — May 15, 2017

Sessions College for Professional Design was certified as a great workplace today for the second time by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Sessions College for Professional Design earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.

A summary of these ratings can be found at

“According to our study, 100 percent of Sessions College for Professional Design employees say it is a great workplace,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Great Place to Work Certification & List Production."

Since 1997, Sessions College for Professional Design has been a leader in online education, offering accessible and affordable education to prepare future art and design professionals. With a 2016 graduation rate of 52%, the Sessions College Associate of Occupational Studies program is 20 points higher than the national average graduation rate, which includes classroom and online programs. In addition, Sessions Associate Degree graduates reported a high rate of employment success. Through third party employment verification, 86% of Sessions College Associate Degree graduates reported being employed after graduation, with over 73% of them employed in a creative field.

"Our impressive outcomes are the direct result of our dedicated staff working together to make every student experience positive and productive," stated Doris Granatowski, CEO. "We're gratified to see that we have created an equally positive and productive working environment for these very talented team members."

"We applaud Sessions College for Professional Design for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work's Certification Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Sessions College for Professional Design should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.

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About Sessions College

Sessions College offers accredited arts online degree and certificate programs as well as individual courses. Its mission is to prepare art and design professionals for successful careers by providing the highest quality of online design education. Students gain a thorough training in the technical, creative, and critical-thinking skills that are required for a fast-changing industry.

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