Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Bryman College Closing

Katy Murphy reports for the San Jose Mercury News on the closing of BioHealth and Bryman Colleges.

Matt Keller and David Louie also report on the closing.

The schools were founded in 1960 by Esther Bryman as the Los Angeles Colleges of Medical and Dental Assistants. The Bryman Schools were acquired by National Education Corporation in 1975. In 1983, the school names were changed to National Education Center Bryman Campus. Corinthian Schools, Inc.acquired the schools in July 1995. The school names were changed to Bryman College in June 1996. Corinthian Schools acquired the San Bernardino campus in 1982, the San Jose Campus in 1996, and the City of Industry, Ontario and West Los Angeles campuses in 2000.  Bryman College became Everest College in April 2007 and returned to the Bryman name after BioHealth Colleges purchased the San Jose, Hayward, San Francisco and Los Angeles-Wilshire locations.  A Wikipedia post provides more detailed information on the various affiliated sites.