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Papa John's Serves Up Free Tuition to Employees

Papa John's says they want to serve their employees like their serve their customers. They've announced they're offering free college tuition for corporate employees.


Papa John's says they want to serve their employees like they serve their customers. They've announced they're offering free college tuition for corporate employees. The program is called Dough & Degrees and is in partnership with Purdue University Global. It offers free tuition to the online university to as many as 20,000 employees, including employees at the 6 locations throughout Allegheny County.

The program covers 100 percent of tuition costs of undergraduate and graduate online degrees. The intention of this program is to allow eligible employees to expand their skills and advance their careers by selecting an online degree program that matches their goals.

"People are our most important ingredient and we are always looking for new ways to make Papa John's a better place to work," Steve Ritchie, president and CEO of Papa John's

In order to qualify, employees must be with the company for more than 90 days and work at least 20 hours a week. There are also significant tuition and fee reductions available for employees who may not qualify for free tuition.

Click here for the full press release from Papa John's.

(Credit featured image to Papa John's Facebook page)

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