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Chartwells Higher Education and The University Of North Alabama Create Scholarship Program

Oct. 20, 2021

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033
Chartwells Higher Education , at Susan.Breer@compass-usa.com , 256.765.5667

Chartwells Higher Education and the University of North Alabama Create Scholarship Program to Help Chartwells Associates Advance Educational and Career Opportunities

The Chartwells Partnership Scholarship is open to any eligible Chartwells associate and offers up to 25 percent tuition reimbursement on many University of North Alabama traditional and online classes

Charlotte, NC: Chartwells Higher Education, an innovative leader in campus dining programs across the country, announced today a new scholarship program open to Chartwells and Compass Group associates across the country. In partnership with the University of North Alabama, associates who have completed one year of employment with Compass Group can apply for the scholarship worth 25 percent of the value of tuition of many online and traditional programs, certificates and micro-credentials.

“Chartwells and UNA have enjoyed a long and fruitful partnership that is further solidified with this agreement that provides educational benefits and opportunities to all Chartwells and Compass USA employees,” says Dr. Ross Alexander, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Today's agreement is significant in that it further solidifies UNA as Alabama's Workforce Development University.”

Associates eligible for the scholarship will have the opportunity to grow their careers and expand their educational qualifications at a university ranked among the best Public Regional Universities of the South category, according to the 2021 list released by U.S. News & World Report.

“Providing educational access, training and development opportunities for our associates is an important part of our culture, says Lisa McEuen, CEO, Chartwells Higher Education. “We are grateful for this partnership and the ability to empower our people to thrive in their careers.”

Associates may begin taking advantage of this opportunity as early as the spring 2022 semester. For more information on the Chartwells Partnership Scholarship, please contact Susan Breer at (256) 765-5667 or susan.breer@compass-usa.com.

About Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services
Chartwells is the recognized leader in contract food service management, hospitality and award-winning guest service within over 300 college and university dining environments throughout academic institutions across the U.S. Chartwells' nutritious cuisine not only satisfies the unique appetites, lifestyles and dietary needs of every guest dining on campus, but it also brings people together to promote the high-intensity relationships that will prepare students for the future. For more information, visit www.ChartwellsHigherEd.com, www.ChartwellsMonthly.com, www.DineonCampus.com.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/