Yard Goats Offer Discounted College Tuition for Employees

By Hartford Yard Goats | June 9, 2017 9:57 AM ET

Yard Goats Offer Discounted College Tuition for Employees

Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal Yard Goats Employees will Receive Discounted Tuition at Albertus Magnus College Through Unique Partnership

(Hartford, CT) The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, has announced a partnership with Albertus Magnus College that will allow all full-time, part-time and seasonal Yard Goats employees to save 10% on accelerated undergraduate and graduate degrees. The accelerated courses will allow Yard Goats employees to complete courses and degrees at a quicker pace, while also allowing them the time needed to earn a living. In addition to discounted tuition, Albertus Magnus College will waive application fees for Yard Goats employees.

"This unique benefit is another great way to help us attract great employees and at the same time help better the lives of our staff, the majority of whom are Hartford residents," Yard Goats Assistant General Manager Mike Abramson said. "Fans have told us overwhelmingly they love the friendly & knowledgeable staff at the park, and we want to ensure that continues."  

"Albertus Magnus College is delighted to welcome employees of the Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club. We are confident that the employees will find beneficial academic and student friendly programs designed for working adults at Albertus," said Sr. Anne Kilbride, President of Albertus Magnus College.

To apply for a position with the Yard Goats, please visit www.yardgoatsbaseball.com, and click on the Dunkin' Donuts Park tab. New employees are hired on a rolling basis. 

The Yard Goats will open a home series this Tuesday, June 13th against the New York Yankees Affiliate Trenton Thunder. The 6-game home stand features a Fidget Spinner giveaway, a Bobblehead giveaway, the national entertainment act Zooperstars, Star Wars Night, Fireworks, and a Father's Day catch on the field. For tickets and a complete list of promotions, fans can visit www.yardgoatsbaseball.com or call the Click-it-or-Ticket Box Office at 860-246-4628.

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This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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