Springfield College Greater Houston has partnered with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston in providing employee grants to full and part-time employees of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, who are enrolled in either undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, or certificate of advanced graduate study programs at Springfield College.
“Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is constantly identifying ways to improve the work environment and promote great rewards and experiences for our staff members,” said Kevin Hattery, President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Springfield College to help each of our employees achieve their educational goals and reach their full potential. At BGCGH, we create great futures for our staff, as well as for youth.”
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston employees are eligible to receive scholarships, which have been established by Springfield College to support its members being educated for leadership in service to others. Students must provide employment information to confirm their eligibility. For more information, check out springfield.edu/partnership.
Employees of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston can receive the employee grant for each degree pursued at the College, and participants will be awarded potential transfer credits who have completed trainings and certifications as outlined in the College’s experiential learning handbook.
In addition, the College will provide a pathway for Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston employees, once enrolled, to earn additional credits for their degree program through the College’s prior learning assessment portfolio program.
Springfield College Greater Houston is a lively campus with an unwavering commitment to student success. Located at Lone Star College, students will have the opportunity to explore the scenic campus as they learn alongside their peers.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
Our mission is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Our vision is to put success within reach for our Club members and keep them on track to graduate high school. We help them realize a positive plan for the future that includes good character, citizenship, workforce readiness and a healthy lifestyle.
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Springfield College is an independent, nonprofit, coeducational institution founded in 1885. Approximately 4,100 students, including 2,500 full-time undergraduate students, study at its main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its regional campuses across the country. Springfield College inspires students through the guiding principles of its Humanics philosophy – educating in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others.