Roberts Wesleyan College launched its Corporate Partnership program in 2017 and has signed on 32 organizations, to date.
The college announced recent partnerships with East Irondequoit, Pittsford and Webster school districts; Monroe-2 Orleans BOCES; Episcopal SeniorLife Communities; LaBella Associates; Lifetime Assistance Inc.; Regional Transit Service; and Summit Federal Credit Union, as well as Newton Medical Center in Kansas.
“A key component of the RTS mission statement involves being a good partner to the community,” CEO Bill Carpenter said. “By partnering with Roberts Wesleyan College to provide discounted tuition for RTS employees, we are staying true to our mission and providing another opportunity for employees to grow personally and professionally.”
Roberts has educational partnership agreements with Canandaigua National Bank, Catholic Charities, Dixon Schwabl, Hillside Family of Agencies, HCR Home Care, Heritage Christian Services, Jewish Senior Life, Kirkhaven Transitional Care, Mary Cariola Children’s Center, Rochester Regional Health, St. Ann’s Community, Tompkins Financial Advisors, YMCA of Greater Rochester, Palmer Food Services, Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM, CDS Life Transitions, Paychex, Excellus Health Plan Inc., MedAmerica/Vituity, Villa of Hope, Hurlbut Care Communities and Erie County Medical Center.
“We are excited to add 10 more corporate partners who are supporting employee growth by providing the opportunity for their community to enhance professional skills and competencies through continued education,” said Deana Porterfield, president of Roberts Wesleyan College. “The value-added benefit for our corporate partners provides employees the opportunity to continue their goal of obtaining a bachelor’s or master’s degree. This partnership with Roberts Wesleyan College provides a unique career benefit for their employees.”
This partnership provides a 25 percent discount for benefit-eligible employees, spouses and dependents that can be combined with corporate tuition-assistance programs; accelerated, part-time and full-time classroom and online options; experience and mentorship with faculty; and 60-plus undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, four bachelor’s completion programs and a Doctor of Psychology program.
The Corporate Partnership program is part of the college’s 2016-21 strategic plan. Email partners@roberts.edu or visit roberts.edu/partners for information.