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RCC In The News - June 2018

Facebook Announces New Partnership with RCC

On Friday, June 8, 2018, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg announced that Facebook is partnering with Roxbury Community College and Bunker Hill Community College to offer digital marketing training. The goal of this partnership is to provide an offering that delivers individuals with the skills that they need to be current and successful in today’s businesses.

“We are thrilled to partner with Facebook to offer relevant instruction in the field of digital marketing,” says Roxbury Community College President Valerie Roberson. “Equipping students with the skills needed for immediate success in the workforce is a top priority at RCC; and, I’m confident that this partnership with Facebook will ensure that our students are prepared with in-demand skills.”

The details of this partnership will be solidified over the coming months. To learn more about RCC’s Business Programs, contact Carrie Monestime, Dean of Enrollment at cmonestime@rcc.mass.edu or 857-701-1206.

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Year Up Program at RCC Receives $75,000 Grant

At the U.S. conference of Mayors annual conference, WellsFargo announced that the Year Up Program at RCC received a 2018 CommunityWINS Grant. “The Year Up Greater Boston Workforce Development Program serves students 18–24 through a high-support, high-expectation model that combines marketable job skills, educational stipends, professional internships and college credit recommendations. In 2018, the program will serve 80 students and hopes to expand to 160 in 2019.”