By: SNJ Today Staff
The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce and Thomas Edison State University have announced a partnership that will let chamber employees, members and employees of member corporations to earn a degree at the university.
The newly signed partnership will allow around 800 members of the chamber to enroll in more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs with a five percent tuition reduction at the university.
“We are pleased to partner with the chamber to provide these education opportunities academic programs that are valued by the business community,” said Dr. Dennis Devery, vice president of Enrollment Management for the university. “Reduced cost to improve access to accredited programs for adults helps fulfill the university’s mission as well as the mission of the chamber to further the success of its members throughout the community.”
The Cape May County Chamber is dedicated to advocating for county businesses through legislative engagement, member services, and education programs.
“Education is a primary focus of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce,” said John Kelly, marketing director of the chamber. “The chamber believes that an educated business community and workforce is critically important to a thriving local economy and quality of life. Through its affordability and flexibility, the nontraditional education that Thomas Edison State University offers through this partnership aligns perfectly with our mission to serve adults in the chamber.”
The partnership is part of a statewide initiative for Thomas Edison State University to connect with chambers and provide employees with access to further their education.
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