Kellogg partners with battle stream educational institutions launch Kellogg Finance Scholars Program
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kellogg Company today announced a scholarship program for graduates of Battle Creek Central High School that would pave the way for a full-time finance role with Kellogg, upon graduation from University diploma. In partnership with battle stream public schools, Kellogg Community College, University of Siena Heights and Grand Valley State Universitythe Kellogg Finance Scholars program aims to promote education and advancement in battle stream, while exposing local students to a career in finance. The program is open to Battle Creek Central High School (BCCHS) seniors enrolled in the Business Pathway of the BCCHS Career Academy of Business, Engineering, and Industrial Technology.
“Education and opportunity are at the heart of community revitalization and Kellogg remains committed to being a good corporate citizen as part of our commitment to create better days for 3 billion people by the end of 2030” , said Jennifer Cloherty, CFO of Kellogg North America. “Competition for corporate talent is fierce and isn’t expected to improve anytime soon. We want to help develop local, diverse talent that will stay local. The Kellogg Finance Scholars program not only benefits local students and the community , but it boosts our recruiting efforts for smart, engaged and diverse finance candidates.”
“One of the cornerstones of BCCHS Career Academies is the role that local community partners play, working alongside our educators to prepare each scholar for career graduation, college, and career. community,” said Kim Carter, Superintendent, Battle Creek Public Schools. “We are delighted that this partnership will add to the exceptional repertoire of options available to our students as we all work together to create a strong and sustainable workforce right here at battle stream.”
Up to three Kellogg Finance Scholars will receive a two-year scholarship to study business management or accounting at Kellogg Community College. Upon completion of their associate degree, Kellogg Finance Fellows will be eligible for a paid summer internship at Kellogg, followed by a fellowship at either Grand Valley State University or University of Siena Heights to complete their bachelor’s degree in business management. Upon graduation, Kellogg Finance Scholars will be eligible for a full-time position as a Financial Analyst with Kellogg – a three-year rotational program, providing comprehensive insight into Kellogg’s financial operations in North America.
“Kellogg Community College is honored to work with our partners to provide local students with the opportunity to enter the rewarding field of finance and learn from renowned Kellogg Company practitioners,” said Dr. Denis Baskin, Dean of Workforce Development at KCC. “Through the Kellogg Finance Scholars program, KCC students will have exciting new opportunities to advance their careers in the corporate world while honing their skills through education.”
“The Seidman College of Business in Grand Valley State University is delighted to be a partner in this program and to provide Kellogg Finance Scholars with the opportunity to advance their education. The program opens up access to education and aligns with our mission, which is grounded in community collaborations and innovative approaches to learning,” said Diana R LawsonDean, Seidman College of Business, GVSU.
“This year, we celebrate our 30 years as an educational partner on the campus of Kellogg Community College“said the sister Peg AlbertPresident, University of Siena Heights. “We are thrilled to extend the scope of this partnership to participation in Kellogg Company’s Kellogg Finance Scholar program. This effort makes both a valuable education and a promising career accessible to BCCHS business students who hope to stay in the battle stream community as they pursue their goals. We commend Kellogg for its vision and look forward to supporting Kellogg Finance Scholars for years to come. »
About the Kellogg Company
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), our vision is a good and just world where people are not just nourished but fulfilled. We’re creating better days and a place at the table for everyone with our trusted food brands. Our beloved brands include Pringles®, Cheez-It®, Special K®, Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats®, Kashi®, RXBAR®, MorningStar Farms® and more. Net sales in 2021 were nearly $14.2 billion, consisting mainly of snacks as well as ready-to-eat foods such as cereals, frozen foods and noodles. As part of our Better days from Kellogg’s® ESG strategy, we tackle the interconnected issues of wellbeing, climate and food security, creating better days for 3 billion people by the end of 2030. Visit www.KelloggCompany.com.
On Kellogg Community College
Kellogg Community College, founded in 1956, serves approximately 6,900 students per year through five campuses, personalized education, and online courses. The College offers 60 pre-professional transfer programs; 37 associate degree programs; 25 certificate programs; seven categories of professional certifications; and a variety of short-term non-credit courses.
On University of Siena Heights
University of Siena Heights is a Catholic university founded and sponsored by the Dominican Adrian Sisters. Heights of Siena is an accredited North Central coeducational institution founded in the liberal arts tradition, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist degrees. The university is headquartered in Adrian, Mich.with degree-granting centers in battle stream, Benton Harbor, Cherborn, jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Southfield and online.
On Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University attracts nearly 23,000 students with high-quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Valley is a comprehensive university serving students everywhere Michigan and dozens of other foreign states and countries. Grand Valley offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 300 fields of study at campuses in Allendale, Great Rapidsand Hollandand regional centers of battle stream, Detroit, Muskegonand cross the city. The university is dedicated to individual student success, going beyond the traditional classroom experience, with research opportunities and business partnerships.
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