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Tyler: Good for Business

At Tyler, we focus on student success and equip our graduates with workforce-ready skills. To do that, we partner with a variety of companies, from Fortune 500s to small business innovators.

Our collaborations range from customizable courses that broaden employee skill sets to industry advisory boards that ensure our academic programs deliver the quality employees that local businesses need.

Recent examples have included partnering with local hospitals to provide clinical sites for Tyler nursing students to gain hands-on experience and working with local manufacturers to help their employees obtain specific in-demand industry credentials.

Our Training Options

Through partnership with the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA), we offer non-credit education and specialized programs and services, including short-term workforce credentials that train participants in as little as six weeks for the most in-demand jobs in Virginia. CCWA’s new Talley Workforce Center on our Chester campus allows us to present expanded course offerings and explore new partnerships with local businesses.

On our two campuses and online, Tyler offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs including options in high-demand fields like healthcare, information technology, manufacturing and skilled trades, early-childhood education and public safety.

Our Impact

2017-2018 Fiscal Year


About 80 percent of Tyler students stay in the college’s service region after attending Tyler.


For every $1 invested in Tyler, state and local taxpayers receive a return of $8.70.


Over their working lives, Tyler’s student population will generate a present value of $2.1 billion in added income to Virginia.

Let’s Work Together

  • Unlock your workforce’s talent with customizable courses from the Community College Workforce Alliance
  • Serve as a class guest speaker
  • Join an industry advisory board
  • Participate in job fairs and hire Tyler’s career-ready grads
  • Discover new talent by participating in Tyler’s internship and apprenticeship programs or supporting a student scholarship.

To get started, contact us:

Elizabeth Creamer
Vice President of Workforce Development and Credential Attainment
Customized training, certifications, and consulting

Ashley Pinney
Career and Internship Coordinator
Career events and job/internship postings

Rachel Biundo
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
General inquiries about partnership

Emily Bikowski
Adult Outreach Coordinator

Get More Information:
Tyler Career Services


Chester Campus, Moyar Hall, 110
To make a career advising appointment, email Ashley Pinney,
Career and Internship Coordinator.


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