Florida for-profit college uses strippers as recruiters.

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  1. Koolcypher

    Koolcypher Member

    Interesting article, here is the link.

    My old college seems boring now. Apparently they would give you a pole dance if you sign up for the A.S. Degree, a lapdance for a B.A. Degree, a private "dance" in the VIP room if you signed up for the M.A/M.B.A degree, and a surprise if yo go for the doctorate.:firedevil:
     
  2. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator Staff Member

    Do the women get Chippendales guys? Or a choice? Maybe the men get a choice too? What about Trans? Queer? This could get complicated.
     
  3. LearningAddict

    LearningAddict Well-Known Member

    LOL! Just when you think you've heard it all...
     
  4. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator Staff Member

    A completely unrelated but equally interesting factoid about recruiting is that when headhunters are recruiting to hire reps for pharmaceutical companies, the primary pool of prospects they look to are college cheerleaders (male and female). They are generally reasonably intelligent, physically attractive, energetic and already comfortable in the role of representing an organization. Bring it on!
     
  5. airtorn

    airtorn Moderator Staff Member

    That just described Penny from "The Big Bang Theory".
     
  6. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator Staff Member

    OK, so here's the "Penny Quiz:" Do you prefer the long-haired Penny or the new short-haired Penny?
     
  7. Koolcypher

    Koolcypher Member

    I believe this is how many of these for-profit colleges view their students:

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    A new student paying his tuition bill:

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  8. LearningAddict

    LearningAddict Well-Known Member

    A lady friend of mine was a Recruiter for Cardinal Health and she was talking about trying to hire a cheerleader from some NFL team but I can't remember which one. It kept coming up in conversations about work and I could never figure out why it was so important for her to keep pursuing this cheerleader. I thought she nuts or temporarily obsessed. I guess now it makes sense. Interesting.
     
  9. lawrenceq

    lawrenceq Member

    I thought all schools used strippers; I plead the fifth.
     
  10. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator Staff Member

  11. John Bear

    John Bear Senior Member

    From the article: "Aside from the unconventional use of strippers, the federal lawsuit accuses FastTrain executives of falsifying documents..."

    And what, pray tell, is the conventional use of strippers in higher education?
     
  12. Koolcypher

    Koolcypher Member

    They have a Bachelors of Sensual Arts. I would totally hang that on my office, heck yeah! I also wonder if you visit your local strip clubs does it count as "research"? :headbang::naughty:
     
  13. Koolcypher

    Koolcypher Member

    My thoughts exactly Dr. Bear. I have yet to see a college use strippers "conventionally". The only thing that comes to mind is the "conventional" use of strippers by athletic departments, mainly DIV I football and basketball, as recruiting tools.
     
  14. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator Staff Member

    I don't know about that but your subscriptions to all those porn sites could be written off as a business expense.:haha:
     
  15. airtorn

    airtorn Moderator Staff Member

    That's in the part of town many locals avoid (ie. the touristy part). I wouldn't be shocked to find out that most of it's clients are tourists who want the full Vegas experience.
     
  16. Maniac Craniac

    Maniac Craniac Moderator Staff Member

    :haha:

    I cried out laughing when I read this post.
     
  17. sanantone

    sanantone Well-Known Member

    The sentence makes sense. The use of strippers to recruit students in and of itself is unconventional. Hiring strippers for a bachelor or bachelorette party is conventional.
     
  18. mathguy

    mathguy New Member

    Unions

    The American Stripper Society (ASS) may object to the unconventional use of strippers.
     
  19. cookderosa

    cookderosa Resident Chef

    I think they award credit for the CLAP test. :smokin:
     

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