Enrollment Counselors Serve as Initial Friendly 'Face' of University to Potential Students

RICHMOND, April 24, 2007 — Enrollment counselors at University of Phoenix – Richmond campus serve as a first point of contact for new students seeking to enroll. Capri Williams of Richmond, and Nicole Scott, most recently of Antioch, Tenn., recently joined the university team in this role.

As enrollment counselors, Williams and Scott will serve as the "go-to" people to assist new students—many of whom are working adults and have been out of the academic environment for several years—with the information they need to enroll and succeed in their on-line or campus courses. Enrollment counselors also assist with recruiting and coordinating campus activities to promote and increase student enrollment at University of Phoenix – Richmond.

Williams most recently served as bank support specialist for SunTrust Bank in Richmond where she was responsible for providing daily support to various lines of business for bank policies and procedures. Prior to that, Williams was the office manager for Pink House Domestic Services where she managed the daily office operations, appointments and hiring for the company. She earned her bachelor's degree in marketing from University of Phoenix – Richmond.

Scott brings four years of experience from her previous position at University of Phoenix – Nashville where she served as senior finance counselor and VA certifying official for the campus. In her role, she managed more than 80 Montgomery GI Bill® student accounts and an additional 250 student financial accounts. Scott earned her bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration from University of Phoenix – Nashville.

University of Phoenix – Richmond, now in its second year of operation, currently offers campus-based undergraduate degree programs in business and information systems, and a master's degree program in business administration. Axia College of University of Phoenix, a program designed for students new to the college experience, and many of the University's online degree programs also are available in Richmond.

For additional information about University of Phoenix – Richmond, call (804) 288-3390 or visit http://www.phoenix.edu/richmond.

About University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. As of August 31, 2008, 362,100 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.


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