Sanford-Brown College Names President of Hillside Campus

March 3, 2010

Michael O’Herron Brings Strong Higher Education Management Skills and Experience to the New Campus Opening in March

Hillside, IL (February 11, 2010) – Sanford-Brown College (SBC) has named Michael O’Herron the president of the Hillside, Illinois campus. He has more than 8 years of higher education management experience and has been on the faculty of several local colleges. O’Herron will serve as the first president at the SBC – Hillside campus which opens on March 15, 2010. The school will be offering programs in the healthcare industry, including Medical Assistant, Health Information Management and Cardiovascular Sonography.

O’Herron will oversee the day-to-day campus operations, admissions and recruitment, while ensuring a student-centered learning environment. He will also work with faculty to develop new programs and foster excellence among students and staff.

The Sanford-Brown name dates back more than 140 years. Today, there are 13 campuses bearing the name Sanford-Brown College and there are 19 other affiliated campuses operating under the names of Sanford-Brown Institute, Missouri College and SBI Campus-an affiliate of Sanford-Brown. This will be the first such school in the Chicago-metro area.

"Michael brings extensive higher education management experience to Sanford -Brown College," stated Tom O’Donnell, vice president of the Start Up Division, Career Education Corporation. "We believe Michael will provide exceptional leadership and support for the new students and faculty of Sanford-Brown, building an atmosphere for success."

O’Herron previously served in leadership positions for Kaplan College in Milwaukee, Olympia College in North Aurora, Illinois and Olympia College (now Everest College) in Burr Ridge, Illinois. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. He has also completed a number of higher education management training programs.

"I am excited and energized to lead the launch of Sanford - Brown College – Hillside," said O’Herron. "Students come to SBC full of potential and ambition and I will work with the faculty of SBC to nurture the students as they work toward their careers in the healthcare industry."

About Sanford-Brown College – Hillside

Sanford-Brown College – Hillside (SBC) opens in March 2010. The curriculum at SBC is designed to help students gain the specific skills and knowledge that employers are seeking. Sanford-Brown – Hillside offers programs in Medical Assistant, Health Information Management and Cardiovascular Sonography. Sanford-Brown College is institutionally accredited (accredited in total) by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (DOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). SBC – Hillside is located at 4600 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, IL 60162. SBC – Hillside does not guarantee employment or salary. SBC – Hillside is part of the Career Education Corporation network of schools (NASDAQ: CECO). For more information, please go to

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