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MK College announces partners and ambassadors

Milton Keynes College has this week revealed the identity of the individuals and organisations who will be joining its Partners’ Programme for the next 12 months.

The College’s Partners’ Programme offers a variety of options for organisations to show their relationship with the Further Education provider and demonstrate their corporate social responsibility to the Milton Keynes community.

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New Ambassador Jean Gowin, MK College Principal and CEO Dr Julie Mills and Martine Frost from Jeanius Consulting

With three defined routes leading into a partnerships with the College, partners are able to enjoy numerous benefits from the relationship offering great value for the organisation or brand in return for their contribution and commitment.

In addition, each year the College selects individuals from organisations within the programme as true Ambassadors of the College, both within and outside of their organisation, awarding them this status in perpetuity.

This year’s Ambassadors were named as Jan Flawn (Chair, PJ Care), Jean Gowin (Managing Director, Jeanius Consulting), Darren Thomson (Director, Movey Video Marketing) and Laurence Coen (Glorious Day).

Among the current crop of partners are many household brand names and major employers in the Milton Keynes area, demonstrating the strong relationship between the College and the provision of sustainable employability skills for learners.

The announcement of this year’s Partners, Friends, Associates and Ambassadors was made during the February edition of Business 200, the regular networking event from the College’s Business & Leadership Centre.

Speaking at the announcement, MK College’s Commercial Director, Jane Horridge, was pleased to confirm the 2016 Partners and reveal this year’s Ambassadors. She said: “We’re delighted to be able to announce our Ambassadors, Partners, Friends and Associates for the coming months and beyond.

“By building relationships such as these, we’re helping to support the growth of locally-based businesses of all shapes and sizes, which in turn is assisting the community of Milton Keynes and its growing industrial ecosystem.

“Without the dedicated support and commitment of this network, the challenge of transforming lives through learning would be even greater and for that we are eternally appreciative.”

Find out how your business could benefit from joining the MK College partners’ programme or contact the Business & Leadership Team to discuss your requirements on 01908 684520 or via email business.centre@mkcollege.ac.uk.

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