Jo-Ann Rolle, Dean of the School of Business, appeared on the Patriot Report hosted by Walter Cotton III to discuss the implementation of a Minority Veterans Jobs Creation Program at Medgar Evers College. On the program, she discussed emerging trends in the workforce caused globalization and how they impact pedagogy in higher education. Dean Rolle stresses, “There is a great need when our veterans return home; many times the employment opportunities are not there. This program at Medgar Evers College is not geared toward job employment, but emphasizes job creation in technology-based fields.
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About Medgar Evers College
Located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Medgar Evers College is a growing institution offering both Associate and Baccalaureate degrees. The nearly 7,000-member student body is primarily comprised of those who are the first in their families to attend college. A senior college within The City University of New York (CUNY) system, Medgar Evers College was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community. With a commitment to students who desire a sound academic foundation as well as an opportunity for personal development, Medgar Evers College seeks to provide high-quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of a liberal arts education. For more information, visit www.mec.cuny.edu.