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.”