March 21, 2023

Purdue Global to offer educational opportunities at reduced rates to Maine’s Redington-Fairview General Hospital

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A partnership with Purdue Global will offer first-rate educational opportunities with tuition reduction to Redington-Fairview General Hospital (Skowhegan, Maine) staff and their family members.

“Purdue Global is committed to helping our health care partners like Redington-Fairview General Hospital encourage educational and professional growth in their staff,” said Melissa Burdi, Purdue Global vice president and dean of the School of Nursing. “As an excellent health care setting for central Maine, we know the importance of online college programs for staff and family members, and we are committed to offering excellent academic education to Redington-Fairview.”

The Purdue Global School of Nursing offers an associate degree program, RN-BSN, six Master of Science in Nursing specialties, and Doctor of Nursing programs. Additional Purdue Global offerings include business, criminal justice, human services and psychology, among others. The partnership does not include Concord Law School, aviation or ExcelTrack programs.

Redington-Fairview General Hospital staff and immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings and parents) will be afforded 20% tuition reduction for undergraduate programs, 14% tuition reduction for graduate programs and 10% tuition reduction for doctoral programs.

“At Redington-Fairview General Hospital we are excited to begin the partnership with Purdue Global,” said Bethany Shalit, director of education. “We pride ourselves on providing additional growth opportunities for our staff, and this relationship enhances our ability to do so.”

Writer/Media contact: Matthew Oates, 765-496-6160,; @mo_oates

Redington-Fairview General Hospital media contact: Bethany Shalit, 207-858-2402

Sources: Melissa Burdi, Bethany Shalit

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