La'Zarvius Ferguson Appointed Director of Financial Aid
La'Zarvius Ferguson, MBA has been hired by Rockford Career College as Director of Financial Aid. In his role, he is responsible for managing financial aid operations for the Rockford Career College campuses in Rockford, Minneapolis and Madison, as well as the Media Institute campuses in Minneapolis and Madison.
“We were very fortunate to find La’Zarvius,” said Rockford Career College Campus President Mike O’Herron. “His energy, enthusiasm, super communication skills and ability to connect make him a wonderful fit for our colleges.”
Ferguson has nearly 10 years of financial experience, since earning his MBA and his bachelor’s degree in business management and finance from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Before joining Rockford Career College, Ferguson held a similar role for DuVall’s School of Cosmetology while also teaching graduate business studies at Brookline College. He plans to continue to adjunct teaching while working in his new role. “I’m excited about that,” he said. “I like that I’ll be able to help students find the finances to get into school, while also helping them learn the material from an educator standpoint.”
Ferguson is a member of NASFAA (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators), MAFAA (Minnesota Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators), WAFAA (Wisconsin Association of Financial Aid Administrators), Who’s Who of America (College Edition) and the WGU Chancellor’s Club.
About Rockford Career College
Founded in 1862, Rockford Career College has remained focused on the same goal for 150 years: preparing students for quick entry into the workforce. They do so by keeping pace with the needs of business to ensure the skills they need are the skills that are taught. For more information, visit www.rockfordcareercollege.edu.
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