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Franklin University Announce Education Partnership with the Tri County Human Resource Association

For Immediate Release: August 3, 2016

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University is pleased to announce its new Education Partnership with the Tri County Human Resource Association, Inc. in Platteville, WI. (TCHRA).  Through this new partnership, members of TCHRA have the opportunity to achieve their educational goals through an agreement that provides tuition benefits through Franklin University.  When coupled with the Franklin University/Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (Southwest Tech) partnership, this new offering provides a flexible and affordable pathway for individuals to complete advanced degrees in a variety of fields.

Danielle Bonin, President of the TCHRA board is excited to launch the partnership.  “This partnership opens doors for our members,” said Bonin.  “Franklin University has a lot to offer the TCHRA, especially through its articulation agreement and class offerings at Southwest Tech.TCHRA is committed to offering educational options for its members to promote their self-development and this program definitely fits the mold.” 

Mindy Johnson, Community College Regional Manager of Franklin University’s Southwest Wisconsin region, welcomes the members of TCHRA to the growing list of Southwest Wisconsin’s organizations involved in Franklin’s partnership program. “By taking advantage of this opportunity to partner with Franklin, the leadership of TCHRA has demonstrated a commitment to expanding educational and professional development opportunities” said Johnson. “The Tri County Human Resource Association is dedicated to upholding the highest professional standards while serving its members and the community.”

Quickly gaining attention across the Southwest Wisconsin area, the initiative is recognized as an opportunity for employers and organizations dedicated to the professional development of their constituents. The program empowers organizations to provide a high-quality, high-value education options by incorporating course offerings at Southwest Tech and Franklin University to their constituents at no cost to organizations. Organizations and their employees, who are active members of the TCHRA, are eligible to participate in the program and receive the tuition benefit. 

About Tri County Human Resource Association, Inc.
Tri County Human Resource Association, Inc. was formed for area professionals to discuss and learn more about Human Resource topics that affect every kind of business. Our goal is to provide opportunities for education and networking on HR topics.

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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