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Franklin University and Beavercreek Young Professionals Announce Partnership

For Immediate Release: June 26, 2013

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults, is pleased to announce its Educational Partnership with the Beavercreek Young Professionals (BYP) organization, part of the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce. Through this new partnership, the two organizations utilize affordable, high quality educational opportunities to meet the professional needs of BYP’s members and the community.

Part of the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce, BYP strives to build and expand upon current skills as well as develop new skills which will assist them with advancing in their careers.  The group sets out to accomplish its goal focusing on its three pillars:  Relationship Building, Professional Development, and the Development of the City of Beavercreek’s future.

Under the partnership, current BYP members, who are also members of the Beavercreek Chamber, are eligible for partnership benefits that provide greater access to educational opportunities.   “Franklin’s undergraduate and graduate programs offer a wide variety of options which can directly assist this highly motivated group of business professionals with their professional and personal development,” stated Sandy Brubaker, Director of the Beavercreek location.  “Furthermore, building workers’ knowledge and skills benefits the companies for which they work and promotes economic growth.”

Announced at a recent BYP event, formation of this new partnership has been enthusiastically received by the BYP and Chamber of Commerce members, a number of who have already inquired for more information. 

“This partnership will allow the opportunity for our members to further their educational career paths.” said Cory D. D. Miller, President of BYP and Corporate Relations Manager for C.H. Dean.  “Combining the benefits of this partnership with the fact that Franklin offers classes face-to-face one night a week and online, makes it that much easier for our members to earn their degrees.”

About Beavercreek Young Professionals/Chamber of Commerce
The Beavercreek Young Professionals look to build and expand on current skills to help evolve other skills that a young professional may not be aware of. BYP strives to impact all young professionals as well as the Beavercreek community in a positive manner.  The organization started in January of 2013 and already has roughly 150 active members.

Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations and in Beavercreek, as well as at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in addition to online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new Certificate in Criminal Justice and Logistics Management major) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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