Closing the doors – Katharine Gibbs and Gibbs Schools close 9 campuses

Katharine Gibbs originally opened as  a secretary school for women in 1911.  Over the last 90 years Katharine Gibbs Schools and Gibbs Colleges have offered training in professional programs such as business administration, information technology, design, and health care.

In February 2008, the schools announced the upcoming closures of most of their campuses.  Gibbs College locations at Vienna, VA and Melville, NY will remain open despite the closures.

Read more at or Reuters.

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