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Thomas College Partners with Redington-Fairview General Hospital to Drive Talent Development in Central Maine MacKenzie Riley Young | March 23, 2022

WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2022 —Thomas College has recently partnered with Redington-Fairview General Hospital to help diversify the Hospital’s professional development catalogue to advance current employees and cultivate talent in the Central Maine area. For 2022-2023, all employees of Redington-Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan will receive their first graduate course through Thomas College for free. After that, classes will be offered at a 10 percent tuition discount.

“Thomas College is committed to growing the economy and communities of Central Maine and beyond. By partnering with such an important employer in the region, Redington Fairview General Hospital, Thomas is helping the Hospital attract, build, and retain, a highly skilled workforce and is also helping the employees advance in their careers. It’s a win-win for all involved,” says Thomas College President Laurie G. Lachance.

Thomas College offers several online graduate programs and Certificates of Advanced Study designed for adults and working professionals including an MBA-Healthcare Management concentration.

“Partnerships like this are vital to the development of our staff both personally and professionally, especially as we look for creative ways to strengthen our workforce,” says Redington-Fairview General Hospital’s Director of Education Bethany Shalit. “We are excited to collaborate with Thomas College to encourage career growth and advancement through education.”

For more information about our Employer Preferred Education Partnerships, please visit our website and contact us today.

About Thomas College: Thomas College has been preparing students for success in their personal and professional lives for over 125 years. Thomas College nurtures the unique potential within each student. Our Guaranteed Job Program, 3-year accelerated offerings in all undergraduate degrees, individualized advising, career counseling, and our Innovation Centers in Business and Education meet a student’s determination to succeed with the direction, confidence, and tools to realize the highest version of themselves. Our graduate degree offerings fit your lifestyle ranging from in-person and on-campus to 100% online degree programs. From the classroom to community activities, or on the athletics field with our 19 varsity sports, Thomas College provides a personalized experience that prepares you for the workplace of tomorrow. U.S. News & World Report ranks us #1 among colleges in Maine and #10 in the Northeast for social mobility of our graduates. For more information, visit or contact MacKenzie Riley Young at or 207-859-1313. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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