September 17, 2021

Dooley to talk about Purdue University Global’s role as a workforce development provider at USA/Mexico Energy Corridor Symposium

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Frank Dooley will discuss the need to train individuals at the United States-Mexico border as part of the USA/Mexico Energy Corridor Symposium on Friday (Sept. 24).

Dooley, the chancellor of Purdue University Global, will be part of a panel speaking about workforce development and key challenges in Central America. He will talk about the university’s role as a workforce development provider, participating virtually at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Under Dooley, Purdue Global has become a nimble, timely, highly relevant institution helping “nontraditional” students learn about and respond to today’s critical issues. Over the last year, Purdue Global has fostered significant partnerships with businesses to create relevant curriculum to suit the ever-evolving learning landscape.

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The two-day hybrid symposium is being held at the University of Texas El Paso on Sept. 23 and at the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez in Mexico on Sept. 24. It will seek to study and address the existing challenges at the border between the U.S. and Mexico and the challenges at the borders between Mexico and Central America.

Here is the link to participate virtually.

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 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

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