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Facebook Partners with BHCC to Close Digital Skills Gap

Friday, June 8, 2018

On Friday, June 8, 2018, Facebook, Inc., announced its pledge to create local partnerships aimed at training 1 million U.S. business owners and equipping more people with the digital skills they need to compete in today’s workplace.

Aimed at closing the digital skills gap, new initiatives with Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) and Roxbury Community College will allow Facebook to expand its online curriculum through Facebook’s new online e-learning platform Blueprint.

“Selecting community colleges to get this work done is an important message,” said BHCC President Pam Eddinger.  “We are grateful to be part of Facebook’s commitment to providing digital skills training to the digital economy in today’s workplace.”

Read the Press Release from Facebook, Inc.

Read more about the partnership in Adweek, Boston Business JournalEdSurge, The Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Inside Higher Ed.