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Medvance Institute Becomes FORTIS INSTITUTE

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — MedVance Institute, a leading post-secondary education institution in Grand Prairie, has changed its name to Fortis Institute.

The campus and its ownership remain the same; however, as part of the collaborative Fortis network of colleges and institutes, the Grand Prairie campus will continue to embrace the same core values for which it is known. But now, it also will be able to draw upon additional resources and have access to higher level educational program offerings and technology.

“The word ‘Fortis’ is derived from Greek roots and literally means strength and power. Our move to the Fortis brand demonstrates our commitment to providing students in Grand Prairie and the Dallas/Fort Worth area with the most powerful learning environment available today,” said Campus President Will Bowker.

According to Bowker, the name may have changed, but the strong relationship that exists between his campus and students and the community at large will continue…and will likely grow through its expanded resources, enhanced expertise and the strength in numbers the affiliation with other campuses brings. MedVance has been an integral part of the community for four years and draws students not only from the Grand Prairie area but also from Dallas and Fort Worth.

“We will still be Grand Prairie’s campus, but now will have more to share and give back to students, businesses and extern partners. We believe the best just got even better,” he added.

Fortis is a network of post-secondary colleges and institutes that prepares students for powerful lifelong learning opportunities and career growth. It is leading the movement among career-oriented colleges to offer more, higher level programs so students acquire skills to grow and be successful in a changing job market, while giving them the flexibility to pursue their studies in Fortis classrooms or online at their convenience.

Backed by Education Affiliates, one of the country’s most prominent privately held school groups, Fortis is a career education brand that is gaining quick acceptance from students in communities nationwide for its powerful hands-on immersion and practical approach to learning.

The Fortis educational process provides graduates with tools for establishing professional goals and achieving success in existing and emerging professions. Fortis students are able to select from enhanced course offerings backed by the resources of a strong educational network that is committed to quality education and dedicated to placing students on desired career paths.

About Fortis Institute Grand Prairie
Located at 401 East Palace Parkway/Suite 100, Fortis Institute Grand Prairie provides post-secondary, career focused education to its students through a variety of degree and certificate programs. All courses are designed to assist students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Programs offered at the campus include: Medical Assisting, Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist, Sterile Processing Technology, Radiology Technology, Surgical Technology and Vocational Nursing. Call Fortis Institute Grand Prairie at 972-375-0006 or visit to learn more about Fortis educational opportunities.

About Fortis
Fortis is a leading post-secondary network of colleges and institutes that engages students in a powerful learning and training experience for lifelong growth. With the addition of its new campus, Fortis now offers career-based certificate, diploma and degree-granting programs at more than 30 schools in 14 states. Fortis College and Fortis Institute campuses prepare students for in-demand careers in healthcare, business and technology and various trades. Fortis also offers online learning platforms for many of its programs. Each Fortis campus is accredited by a nationally recognized body. Program offerings and accreditations vary by campus. Fortis is affiliated with the Denver School of Nursing, St. Paul’s School of Nursing, All State Career School, Medix School and Tri-State Business Institute.

Visit to learn more about Fortis educational opportunities.
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