SEC President Mitchell Fuerst Knighted as Part of the Royal Order of Constantine the Great
SEC President Mitchell Fuerst Knighted as Part of the Royal Order of Constantine the Great

SEC President Mitchell Fuerst Knighted as Part of the Royal Order of Constantine the Great

Honor Highlights Fuerst’s Ongoing Commitment to Changing Lives for the Better

WEST COVINA, Calif.—In recognition of his many professional and personal achievements, Success Education Colleges President Mitchell Fuerst was appointed a Knight of the Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen. The knighthood, which Fuerst received at the September 22 Investiture at the Waldorf-Astoria in Beverly Hills, also recognizes the President’s unwavering dedication to giving back to the communities the Colleges serve.

 

Also recognized on this night was Paula Abdul, an American singer, actress, television personality, and Grammy Award winner, who was made a Dame of the Order.

 

In addition, Toni Braxton, an American singer, songwriter, actress, television personality, seven-time Grammy Award winner, and seven-time American Music Award winner was also recognized as a Dame of the Order during the Investiture.

 

“I am deeply honored to join the Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen,” Fuerst explained. “It is a privilege to come together with such an esteemed group of individuals who share my desire to make a difference in the lives of those around them.”

 

Founded in 330 AD, the Order is dedicated to the chivalric principles of personal honor, courage, integrity, duty, and service. With a vision to see these values spread, the Order “encourage[s] intellectual rigorousness and recognize[s] exemplary conduct and achievements.”

 

As President of SEC, Mitchell Fuerst oversees more than 500 Team Members and thousands of students across the nine-campus system of allied health colleges. SEC is thriving as he continues to cast a vision to Educate Students for Success.

 

President Fuerst is also deeply dedicated to giving back to the surrounding communities and partners with a number of organizations to positively impact local families. Mitchell, his wife, and two children also founded the Fuerst Family Foundation. With an emphasis on empowering those who have been left behind, the foundation provides education for those who cannot afford it, along with care for less fortunate children and the often neglected elderly.

 

“Every day is an opportunity to make a difference, to help others succeed,” Fuerst shared. “I look forward to seeing the positive impact the Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen will continue to have on so many lives as it carries forward its mission of service.”

Featured Career & Health Care News

Glendale Career College (GCC) To Recognize New Graduates at Its Spring Commencement Ceremony

Glendale Career College (GCC) To Recognize New Graduates at Its Spring Commencement Ceremony

April 03, 2019 - GLENDALE, Calif.—Sunday, April 7 will mark the culmination of many months of rigorous career training for 110 Glendale Career College (GCC) graduates as they join more than 300 North-West College (NWC) graduates at the Spring Commencement Ceremony. Family, friends and Team Members will gather at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium to celebrate this significant event and honor these individuals’ remarkable educational achievements. Dr. Michale McComis, Executive Director of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), will address the graduates—encouraging them to continue to pursue their goals as they step into a brighter future.

Read More...

North-West College (NWC) Plans to Honor More Than 400 Graduates at Its Spring Commencement Ceremony

North-West College (NWC) Plans to Honor More Than 400 Graduates at Its Spring Commencement Ceremony

April 03, 2019 - WEST COVINA, Calif.—For 410 graduates, Sunday, April 7 will serve as the culmination of many months of rigorous study and training as they cross the stage at North-West College’s (NWC) Spring Commencement Ceremony. To be held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the event will bring together family members, friends and Team Members—all eager to celebrate this significant moment for these graduates. Attendees will also have the honor of hearing from Keynote Speaker Dr. Michale McComis, Executive Director of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), as he recognizes the accomplishments these individuals have made in their educational journey.

Read More...

North-West College Alumna Cynthia Avellaneda Receives Volunteer Service Award from the President of the United States

North-West College Alumna Cynthia Avellaneda Receives Volunteer Service Award from the President of the United States

March 11, 2019 - WEST COVINA, Calif.—The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recently recognized North-West College graduate Cynthia Avellaneda with the Bronze President’s Volunteer Service Award for her volunteer service over the past year. An honor awarded by the President of the United States, the award emphasizes the valuable contributions made by volunteers nationwide and encourages them to pursue a lifetime of service.

Read More...

Glendale Career College Makes It Possible for More Than 300 Former Brightwood College Nursing Students to Finish Their Studies Following School Closure

Glendale Career College Makes It Possible for More Than 300 Former Brightwood College Nursing Students to Finish Their Studies Following School Closure

February 14, 2019 - GLENDALE, Calif.—More than three hundred nursing students in San Diego are breathing easier after learning they will be able to transfer to Glendale Career College (GCC) to complete their nursing programs, following the closure of their previous school, Brightwood College. Several weeks ago these student faced an uncertain future after Brightwood’s parent company, Education Corporation of America, announced it was shutting down its schools nationwide—citing its loss of accreditation and ongoing financial challenges.

Read More...

North-West College (NWC) Gives Back to Local Communities During the Holiday Season

North-West College (NWC) Gives Back to Local Communities During the Holiday Season

January 23, 2019 - WEST COVINA, Calif.—Students and Team Members at North-West College (NWC) joined together to take on a number of service projects during the 2018 holiday season—all with the goal of giving back to the surrounding communities. From food and clothing drives to visiting local nursing homes, the efforts made a lasting positive impact on all involved.

Read More...

More NWC News

Request Information!

Learn more about North-West College and our programs.

Please Select

Please Select

Please Select

Thanks for your interest in North-West College!

An admissions representative will be contacting you shortly to help you begin your journey to success.

You can also call us at for FREE to schedule an appointment.

For up-to-date information about NWC events, current NWC students and health care careers, join us on Facebook.

* By requesting information, I consent to be contacted by a North-West College representative via telephone, email or text message at the number(s) provided. There is no obligation to enroll. Privacy Policy