HALIFAX, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - triOS Corporation of Mississauga, Ontario
is pleased to announce the purchase of all the assets of Eastern
College, which has six career college campuses throughout the Atlantic
provinces. Building upon the good reputation and track-record of the
Eastern brand, triOS will operate the Atlantic locations as Eastern
College, continue to train current students and accept new students
under its new ownership. Current students, faculty, and staff of
Eastern College will see few immediate differences under the new
ownership, however the purchase by triOS will bring new and expanded
program benefits to the college over the long term.
triOS Corporation's subsidiary, triOS College Business Technology
Healthcare, has nine campus locations throughout Southern Ontario.
Similar to Eastern College, triOS is accustomed to offering hands-on
practical programs through instructor-led training and a fantastic team
that cares about student and graduate success. This commitment to
students and their dedication to the Private Career College sector is
why triOS made the decision to purchase Eastern College.
"triOS Corporation is excited to expand into Atlantic Canada," said
Frank Gerencser, CEO of triOS Corporation. "Eastern College staff and
students will now enjoy the reputation, professionalism and experience
that triOS has been providing to thousands of individuals in Ontario.
The management and staff at Eastern College share the same commitment
to excellence and student success. Together we are a stronger
organization that will benefit current and future students in the
communities we serve."
This investment in the Eastern College campuses allows triOS Corporation
to share curriculum, best practices and programs in both Ontario and
"We are pleased to learn that Eastern College will continue to serve the
needs of students in Prince Edward Island" said the Hon. Alan Roach
Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning in PEI. "triOS has been
operating successfully for many years in Ontario and we welcome their
expansion into Atlantic Canada."
As an award-winning private college, triOS College has helped thousands
of students become successful, job ready graduates for over 20 years.
Building on this tradition, triOS will continue to foster partnerships
with the business community in the region, as they help Eastern College
graduates find employment and career success. triOS sees the expansion
into Atlantic Canada through the purchase of Eastern College as an
opportunity to continue to help students across the country discover a
richer, more rewarding future through career-focused diploma programs.
About triOS Corporation
Since its inception in 1992, triOS Corporation; through its subsidiary
triOS College Business Technology Healthcare Inc., has prepared over
20,000 job-ready graduates for rewarding careers. triOS is the proud
recipient of numerous distinctions including being named one of
Canada's Best Managed Companies four years in a row.
triOS offers programs in business, technology, healthcare, law and
supply chain and has nine campus locations across Ontario. Students
receive a career-focused approach to education and have internships
included in most programs. More information about triOS may be found at
About Eastern College
Established in 1983, Eastern College has delivered training in a modular
approach to over 30,000 students to enable them to fast-track to job
readiness. Based in Halifax, Eastern has campuses in Halifax, Saint
John, Fredericton, Moncton, Charlottetown and St John's. Eastern offers
programs in business; healthcare; artistry, design, make-up;
information technology; social sciences & justice; tourism, travel &
hospitality and trades. More information about Eastern may be found at
SOURCE: triOS Corporation
For further information:
Associate Communications Specialist, triOS Corporation
905.814.7212 x1037, email@example.com