Monthly Archives: February 2016

February Community Partner of the Month is…

Keuka College of Keuka Park, NY!!

GENEVA, NEW YORK – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board Inc. (FLWIB) announced today that Keuka College is February’s “Community Partner of the Month” recognizing the school’s efforts in working collaboratively with Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board to address workforce issues impacting the region.

Keuka College was founded in 1890 and is located on the shore of Keuka Lake in New York State’s Finger Lakes region. Keuka College is a private, undergraduate and graduate, residential college that offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs on campus and through its Accelerated Studies for Adults Program and international programs in China and Vietnam.

(l-r) Kim Morgan Director of Admissions for Keuka College's ASAP program, Dr. Jorge L. Díaz-Herrera, President of Keuka College, Karen Springmeier, Executive Director of the FLWIB, Inc., and Kathy Waye Director of Community Relations and Events for Keuka College.

(l-r) Kim Morgan, Director of Admissions for Keuka College’s ASAP program, Dr. Jorge L. Díaz-Herrera, President of Keuka College, Karen Springmeier, Executive Director of the FLWIB, Inc., and Kathy Waye, Director of Community Relations and Events for Keuka College.

Keuka College has been an active partner with the FLWIB throughout the years collaborating on various initiatives while working together through Board and Consortium related activities. For the last four years Keuka has participated in the “Serving Community Healthcare in the Finger Lakes” healthcare career day for local high school students.  They have also provided supervision and direction to participants in the Youth Work Experience program coordinated through Finger Lakes Works-Yates County.  Additionally, Keuka College has been helpful in lending their expertise on the various committees involved with the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board.

“We are fortunate to have such a strong community partner” said Karen Springmeier, Executive Director, Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board.  “The FLWIB looks forward to continuing this partnership as we work together in to provide local employers with a strong workforce.”