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Argosy University, Sarasota Program Chair Appointed to Post with Sarasota Board of County Commissioners

(SARASOTA, Fl. – June 4, 2012)   Argosy University, Sarasota College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Program Chair, Dr. Lois Winchell, has been appointed to the Human Services Advisory Council for the Sarasota County Commission. Dr. Winchell will serve a three year term.

The Human Services Advisory Council provides a conduit for citizen input to the County Commissioners regarding Contracted Human Services and provides advice and makes recommendations to the commissioners on Human Services policy and funding. The Council has a total of 19 members who meet on a monthly basis.

“I am honored and feel privileged to having been recognized and selected by the County Commissioners for this appointment.  I am very excited and looking forward to serving and being able to contribute to the Board, both on a personal and professional level.  I truly appreciate this opportunity.”

About Argosy University

Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, 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 arts 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. Argosy University, Nashville is authorized for operations as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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