College Credit2018-01-17T15:09:15+00:00

ASSOCIATES CAN EARN FREE COLLEGE CREDIT FOR
THEIR NGA ONLINE TRAINING

Thanks to a partnership between Retail Learning Institute (RLI)—NGA’s online training provider—and University of the Cumberlands, the largest and fastest growing non-profit,
private university in the state of Kentucky, your online training courses taken through IGA Coca-Cola Institute now count as college credit towards an Associate of Science
Degree in Business – Retailing
from University of the Cumberlands.

WHEN CAN I START?

Begin your admission process anytime. Once accepted, you can start the next session (8 week cycle).

The college credit program is available to all NGA Associates.
The Retail Learning Institute (RLI) validates the NGA online courses for this program.
For the complete program information visit RLI’s college credit page.

“By partnering with University of the Cumberlands, we are able to offer retail associates
the opportunity to expand educational opportunities in the workplace. Retailers will
find great fulfillment in helping their associates create a path to lifelong success.
At the same time, both associates and retailers will benefit from the increased
on-the-job performance resulting from an advanced retail education.”
Dr. Paulo Goelzer, President and CEO of the IGA Coca-Cola Institute/Retail Learning
“We’re excited to begin our partnership with the National Grocers Association..
We believe education is the key to a life more abundant, and should be accessible to
anyone who wishes to pursue it. For some, a college degree may not have been attainable
or affordable. Through this unique partnership, retail employees will be able to pursue a
quality education while continuing to work and support their families.”
Dr. Larry Cockrum, President of University of the Cumberlands

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS

The University of the Cumberlands (UC) is the largest and fastest growing non-profit, private university in the state of Kentucky. Located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, UC is an institution of regional distinction that currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; ten pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certificates in education; and online programs. For more information, please visit www.ucumberlands.edu.