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    Name: Info Night - Mountain View Working Scholars
    Date: January 19, 2017
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
    Event Description:
    Learn more about Mountain View Working Scholars, a program that let's anyone who lives or works in Mountain View earn a bachelor's degree for no out-of-pocket cost. Meet the program organizers and the success coaches that will answer all your questions and help you apply to participate. The program, which is a joint effort between the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, Thomas Edison State University and online course provider Study.com, leverages partnerships between the private, public and non-profit sectors to remove the most prevalent barriers to education, cost and inconvenience. Through the partnership, working adults can earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year university entirely online by taking college courses from Study.com and Thomas Edison State University. Participants have the flexibility to take courses anytime and to continue to work while they earn their degree. The program addresses the college affordability problem at the root by reducing the total cost of a college degree from over $44k to under $10k through a combination of discounted course and tuition fees, and the use of low-cost transferable credit. Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation is pairing the low-cost degree path with scholarships created from workforce development funds and corporate sponsorship, to make it free for participants.
    Location:
    At Mountain View City Hall 2nd Floor in Council Chambers
    Date/Time Information:
    January 19th, 2017
    Contact Information:
    Bo Cheli Community Outreach Mountain View Working Scholars
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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