Press Release

Rasmussen College Welcomes New Campus Director Craig Steege

Steege Brings Corporate Management and Military Experience to Leadership Role at Rockford Campus

November 3, 2010

Erin Werthman
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ROCKFORD, Ill., (November 2, 2010) Rasmussen College is proud to announce the addition of Craig Steege as the new director of its Rockford, IL college campus. As campus director, Steege will oversee all divisions of the campus including academic leadership, community relations, student services, and applying to Rasmussen College.

Steege brings a wealth of diverse experience to his new position. His previous role managing Rockford-area Target stores, along with 11 years of military service, gives Steege unique perspective and insight. He will assist Rasmussen College as it continues to provide a variety of high demand Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree programs through its School of Technology and Design, School of Business, School of Allied Health, School of Education, and School of Justice Studies.

“We are excited to welcome Craig Steege to our local campus as he continues a career of leadership within the Rockford community,” Rasmussen College Regional Vice President Shawn Walden said. “Steege will undoubtedly help communicate the great value of our degree programs, including our recently launched Business Management Bachelor’s degree. Previously offered only online in Illinois, the program is now offered on campus at our Rockford, Aurora, Romeoville/Joliet, and Mokena/Tinley Park locations.”

Rasmussen College is dedicated to bringing high-quality educational experiences to students through Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree programs tailored to provide students with the tools and knowledge necessary to succeed in fields expected to see the greatest occupational growth.

“For 110 years, Rasmussen College has established itself as a premier provider of education opportunities both on-campus and online,” Rasmussen College Rockford Campus Director Craig Steege said. “I am pleased to join the Rockford campus as its new director and will continue to uphold century-old standards of helping students achieve their career goals by supporting Rasmussen College as it provides quality educational experiences and events that aim to enrich the community.”

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Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation that is dedicated to changing lives through high-demand educational programs and public service. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through Associate's and Bachelor's degrees online and across its 24 Midwest and Florida campuses in a supportive, student-centered and career-focused environment. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. As a Benefit Corporation, Rasmussen College is committed to helping change lives through education and making a positive impact on society through public service and a variety of community-based initiatives. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit

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