May 20, 2021
Purdue University Global endorsed as a talent developer by OneTen
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Global has been endorsed as a talent developer by OneTen, a coalition of leading companies that put skills first.
Members of OneTen are working together to upskill, hire and advance 1 million Black individuals in America over the next 10 years into family-sustaining jobs with opportunities for advancement.
As part of OneTen’s network of talent development partners, Purdue Global joins leading local, regional and national education and skill-building organizations that help diverse talent identify, develop and build the skills to earn success.
“Working with OneTen, we will cultivate more equitable access to opportunity and advancement as we serve our students,” Purdue Global Chancellor Frank Dooley said. “Together, we will create more flexible talent pipelines and practices that will allow employees and employers to thrive.”
Purdue Global offers market-driven curriculums that are founded in the needs of the workplace while also recognizing that that previous learning has value. Learning activities and assessments are rooted in the day-to-day work of a practitioner in the field. Feedback and input is received from employers and advisory boards, with a keen eye on the needs of the workforce of the future to create and build curriculum that prepares workers for the next step in their career.
Purdue Global went through a vetting process consisting of interviews and data analysis to be named a talent development partner by OneTen.
About Purdue University Global
Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals. It offers personalized paths for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits and other considerations – no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global serves 34,000 students (as of April 2021), most of whom earn their degree online. Purdue Global is a nonprofit, public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with Purdue University’s flagship institution, a highly ranked public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and Northwest Indiana, as well as serving science, engineering and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information, visit purdueglobal.edu.
Media Contact, Purdue Global: Tom Schott, 765-427-1721, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sources: Frank Dooley
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