Argosy University

Seizing the Brass Ring: Degree Completion in America

(SEATTLE, Wash. – September 13, 2012)  Argosy University, Seattle is pleased to present the first installment of its annual lecture series. Titled Seizing the Brass Ring: Degree Completion in America, the lecture will take place on Friday, September 21 at 12 pm at the university’s campus, located at 2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121. The event is open to the public and offered at no charge.

During the event, Argosy University, Seattle Campus President Dr. Tom Dyer will present a data rich look at the intersection of American colleges and students over the last 50 plus years: who goes, who graduates, and finally, the impact of this nexus for those graduates and our nation.

Tom Dyer, EdD, serves as president of Argosy University, Seattle where he provides principal leadership for the university campus. Dr. Dyer joined Argosy University, Seattle, in November 2006, after serving as Dean of Academic Affairs at The New England Institute of Art located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Dyer is a published author, having co-authored People to People: An Introduction to Communications. He is a member of the Audio Engineering Society, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and Seattle Rotary #4, and has served on numerous industry boards and panels.

He earned a Doctor of Education from Johnson & Wales University; a Master of Education, University of Washington; a Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington; and an Associate of Arts, Seattle Central Community College; and attended Western Washington University where he concentrated on General Studies.

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About Argosy University
Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and online, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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