PLATTSBURGH, NY, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Upright Education is pleased to announce its first partnership with a college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, Clinton Community College, located in Plattsburgh, New York. Upright’s full schedule of full-time and part-time bootcamps and one-to-one classes will be available online for Clinton enrollees.
Clinton CC already offers a diverse hybrid workforce development curriculum, including courses in information security, business technologies, and emerging technologies. Workforce development is a key initiative of the SUNY system at large, where $1.9 million in grants per year are allocated to various career training programs. Partnerships with institutions such as SUNY colleges are essential to Upright’s mission to make skilled workforce training accessible to all working adults.
“Upright’s courses in software development or user experience/interface design are offered as a complete package for anyone looking to change or improve their career in the technology industries. One can start with no experience, follow the program at an accelerated pace, and after 3 or 6 months, land a well-paying job with the help of Upright’s career services,” said Anna Miarka-Grzelak, Dean of Enrollment Management at Clinton CC. is exactly the type of opportunity we want our students to have.”
Upright’s partnership with Clinton will expand the organization’s presence in New York State, where the tech sector continues to rank among the top states in the nation for job creation and local placement. Much of this job density is concentrated in or near New York. Upright’s courses, which are nationally ranked and designed to be accessible to learners of all levels of education and work experience, will play a major role in bringing the resources of New York’s tech sector to working adults. in New York State’s diverse socio-economic landscape. Upright’s partnerships have already helped grow the tech workforce in emerging industrial hubs like greater New England and central Tennessee.
“There has never been a better time to enter a highly skilled profession. Businesses are struggling with talent shortages and salaries for technicians remain high while other parts of the market appear to be cooling,” said said Upright Education CEO Benny Boas. “Clinton Community College’s coding and design bootcamps provide the perfect opportunity for adults looking to transition into one of these high-paying jobs.”
Upright continues to offer its introductory Career Ignition programs and immersive Career Bootcamps in synchronous environments, enabling peer collaboration and hands-on attention from live instructors. Funding and scheduling options vary and can be selected to meet the needs and dependencies of each adult learner. Upright is pleased to bring its award-winning program and 91% success rate to the table and grow Plattsburgh, New York’s workforce and the booming economy beyond.
Clinton and Upright Education are hosting a Bootcamp Information Session on Wednesday, August 31 to discuss upcoming courses and meet potential students. The live webinar will take place remotely at 8:00 PM EST. Interested attendees can register online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clinton-community-college-bootcamp-info-session-tickets-406522548887
To learn more about Clinton Bootcamps and Ignition Courses and to apply, visit: bootcamp.clinton.edu
SUNY Clinton CC
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