February 27, 2024

Memorial Healthcare, SVSU Partner to Increase Educational Opportunities for Employees

In a continuing effort to strengthen the talent pool in Michigan, Memorial Healthcare has established a partnership with Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) that will provide higher education opportunities to employees of the hospital.

Through this partnership, Memorial Healthcare employees may be eligible for reduced tuition rates when they enroll in undergraduate, graduate, or certificate programs at SVSU. To further assist employees in advancing their education, Memorial Healthcare offers tuition reimbursement to qualifying employees.

“We are pleased to announce our transformative partnership with SVSU, a significant step forward in enhancing educational opportunities for our dedicated Memorial Healthcare employees. This collaboration underscores our unwavering commitment to fostering our workforce’s personal and professional growth and development. By joining forces with SVSU, we are opening new avenues for learning and growth,” said Brian L. Long, president and CEO of Memorial Healthcare.

Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 100 undergraduate and graduate study programs for its more than 7,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSO is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students.

“SVSU is pleased to expand our partnerships with leading health care systems to include Memorial Healthcare, the largest employer in Shiawassee County,” said George Grant Jr, president of the university. “Together, we can support a well-prepared workforce that will have a positive impact on the hospital and the community.”

Through its partnership with Memorial Healthcare, SVSU expects to expand and strengthen its ties to the healthcare community, building relationships that enhance the caliber of patient care and services.

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