SUNY Empire State college partners with Nortland for a $10 million commitment

Credit: WKBW Buffalo
Published on December 4, 2019 - Duration: 02:00s
SUNY Empire State college partners with Nortland for a $10 million commitment

SUNY Empire State college partners with Nortland for a $10 million commitment

ON 7 EYEWITNESSNEWS AT 6.THE NORTHLANDWORKFORCETRAINING CENTER...RECEIVING A BIGBOOST TODAY FROMTHE GOVERNOR'SOFFICE...7 EYEWITNESS NEWSREPORTER MADISONCARTER JOINS US LIVEFROM INSIDE THETRAININGCENTER..WITH MOREON WHAT TODAY'SANNOUNCMENTMEANS FOR THELOCAL WORKFORCE..THE GOVERNORANNOUNCED TODAY A10 MILLION DOLLARINVESTMENT TO HELPSTUDENTS EARNBACHELOR ANDMASTERS DEGREES ATNORTHLANDNORTHLAND WILLPARTNER WITHEMPIRE STATECOLLEGE TO PROVIDEA BACHELOR'SDEGREE PROGRAMAND MORE THAN 800ONLINE COURSES TOSTUDENTS HERE ATTHE FACILITY.IT IS A 5 YEARCOMMITMENT.THE PURPOSE IS TOHELP OFFSET THECOSTS ASSOCIATEDWITH EARNING ANEDUCATION.IN FACT CEO STEPHENTUCKER SAYS OF THE275 STUDENTS THATHAVE COME THROUGHNORTHLAND ONLY 2HAVE HAD TO PAY ANYTUITION.WITH A 4.2 MILLIONDOLLAR OPERATINGCOST ANNUALLY ATNORTHLAND...TUCKERSAYS THISCOMMITMENT FROMTHE STATE WILL HELPFILL A FINANCIAL GAP.THIS PARTNERSHIPWITH EMPIRE STATECOLLEGE IS NOT ONLYGOING TO ASSIST WITHMAKING SURE THAT WECAN PROVIDE THETRAINING AT LITTLE TOMODERATE EXPENSE,BUT ALSO BRINGTHOSE ADDITIONALCAREER PATHWAYS,RESOURCES, THEADDITIONALOPPORTUNITIES TONOT ONLY OBTAIN ACERTIFICATE OR ANASSOCIATES DEGREE,BUT A BACHELORSDEGREE AND AMASTERS DEGREE.ONCE AGAIN, RIGHT ONTHE EAST SIDE OFBUFFALOTHE PARTNERSHIPWITH EMPIRE STATECOLLEGE WILL ALSOWORK TO ADDRESBARRIERS TOEDUCATION LIKE THECOST OF CHILDCAREANDTRANSPORTATION.THE COST OF ADEGREE PERSTUDENT IS BETWEEN10-15 THOUSANDDOLLARS BUT THPARTNERSHIP WILLWEIGH PRIOR WORKEXPERIENCE WHEN ITCOMES TOCURRICULUM TO HELPLOWER THE TIME ANDCOST OF COMPLETINGA DEGREEMC, 7EWN

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