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New Partnership with Nexus Valve Announced

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2012

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

indianapolis, IN —

Franklin University is pleased to announce its new partnership with Nexus Valve, providing greater access to higher education for a broader community of Indianapolis’ working adults. 

Through Franklin University’s Education Partnership Program, these two organizations have found a way to serve their education-focused missions by creating affordable and high quality education options for the hard working employees of Nexus Valve. 

Marnie Glanner, Executive Director of Franklin University in Indianapolis is excited to welcome Nexus Valve to the Education Partnership Program. “By participating in this pilot program, Nexus Valve has demonstrated their passion for their employees well being and their confidence in the quality of Franklin University’s education and service,” said Glanner.

Jewell Carter, the Human Resource Manager of Nexus Valve is passionate about his employees’ development opportunities, stating “It is important that the employees of Nexus Valve have options that provide access to an affordable, high-quality degree.  I want them to know that college is an option for them.” 

The Education Partnership Program is a new program offered by Franklin University’s Indianapolis campus that has quickly gained attention across the Indianapolis area, becoming recognized as a program for employers dedicated to the professional development of employees.  “This program just makes sense with the challenges that today’s employers face,” says Glanner. “It empowers employers to provide a high-quality, high-value education option to their employees at no cost to the organization.  It is a wonderful way to build employee confidence, improve morale and enhance employee credentials of an organization, all while providing hard-working adults an alternative option to traditional college to complete a degree.” 

About Nexus Valve
Nexus Valve is a leader in automatic and manual flow control valves as well as related hydronic specialty items for the commercial HVAC industry.  Established in 1994, Nexus Valve intends to provide the HVAC industry with the highest quality hydronic system components at reasonable costs.

This family owned and operated organization has recently moved its headquarters from the north side of Indianapolis to Fishers, IN in March 2012 to meet facility and space demand increases due to growth.  Nexus Valve continues to look to the future by improving the quality of products and services with a deliberate program of expanded product lines, services, and distribution outlets.

About Franklin
Franklin University in Indianapolis, IN is regulated by: The Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education, 302 W. Washington St., Room E201, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Toll Free Number 1.800.227.5695 or 317.232.1320. 

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411, 1.800.621.7440.

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.  From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work. Students can take classes through Franklin through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. In addition, 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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