Concord Law School Celebrates 19th Graduation Chairman and CEO of Kaplan, Inc. to Address More Than 80 Graduates Business Wire LOS ANGELES -- February 22, 2013 Concord Law School of Kaplan University, the nation’s leading fully-online law school, will celebrate its nineteenth graduation on Saturday, March 2, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.The graduating class includes 59 graduates of the Juris Doctor program and 34 who earned an Executive Juris Doctor degree. Many of the graduates hold other post-graduate degrees, including numerous MBAs and Masters degrees, and three PhDs. In addition, this graduating class includes 4 who are the first graduates from Concord's Small Business Practice LLM program. Launched in Sept 2010, the LLM program is designed for lawyers and recent law school graduates, providing practical courses focused on the needs of small business clients. Dean Greg Brandes will confer the degrees. Andrew Rosen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaplan, Inc., will address the graduates. Mr. Rosen leads one of the largest, most diverse education organizations in the world. Throughout his two- decade career at Kaplan, Rosen has helped pioneer much of the company’s innovation with a focus on student success and outcomes. These include the founding of Concord Law School, the first fully online law school in the U.S.; the development and growth of Kaplan University; and the creation of new blended online and classroom-based learning opportunities for both working adults and test preparation students. In addition, Mr. Rosen is the author of Change.edu:Rebooting For the New Talent Economy (Kaplan Publishing, 2011), which details the history of innovation in American Higher education and outlines “seven certainties” of education in the coming 25 years, and how our system must prepare for the coming changes. Prior to joining Kaplan, Rosen served as Assistant Counsel at Newsweek and staff attorney for The Washington Post newspaper. DATE: SATURDAY, March 2, 2013 TIME: 10 A.M. PLACE: SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER 2701 NORTH SEPULVEDA BLVD., LOS ANGELES, CA 90049 About Concord Law School Concord Law School is the nation's premier provider of online law degrees. Since opening its virtual doors in 1998, Concord has helped more than 1,500 graduates obtain their Juris Doctor (JD) or Executive Juris Doctor^SM (EJD) degree.Concord is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Concord Law School of Kaplan University is part of Kaplan Higher Education, which serves more than 74,000 students through more than 70 campus-based schools across the United States and abroad. Kaplan Higher Education is part of Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), and its largest division. For more information, visit info.concordlawschool.edu. Contact: For Concord Law School Press contact: Holly Barnhill, firstname.lastname@example.org tel. (310) 689-3216
Concord Law School Celebrates 19th Graduation
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