IEC Announced Name Change of East Coast Campus Advanced Career Training (ACT) to UEI

January 15th, 2010


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (January 14, 2010) Irvine, CA. International Education Corporation today announced the name change of its campuses on the East Coast from Advanced Career Training (ACT) to United Education Institute (UEI).


The name change more strategically connects the east coast schools with the west coast campuses under one brand. The west coast campuses operate under the UEI College brand. This change reflects the company’s long-term strategy to advance its national presence, and more closely aligns and strengthens the identity of each of its operating divisions.


“Changing the name of our ACT campuses to UEI will mark yet another important milestone in our evolution as a corporation,” says Fardad Fateri, President and Chief Executive Officer of International Education Corporation. Fateri adds, “This name change consolidates our brand allowing us to be true to our objective of creating ‘one standard of excellence’ in all that we do.”