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Chalupka and Larrivee Secure Grant for Direct-Care Workers Project

March 3, 2016
By: WSU News

Stephanie Chalupka (Nursing) and Linda Larrivee (Education, Health, and Natural Sciences) on the award of a Department of Higher Education grant for the Partnerships for Central Massachusetts Regional Direct Care Workers Pathways project.

This grant of $59,917 will allow Worcester State to partner with UMass Memorial Medical Center and the State Healthcare and Research Employee’s Union, to provide educational on-site courses to direct-care workers to enable them to pursue higher educational degrees.

A career pathway will be created that facilitates the direct-care workers with pre-college support and credits to attain college-level certificates and degrees.

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