"We need to ensure we are taking our Black males with us on this path to upward mobility," said Dr. Nichols (Left: Danny Marshall, Dr. Brandon Nichols and George Wright)

On Saturday, February 3, Dr. Brandon Nichols, Olive-Harvey College senior vice president,  joined The Partnership’s CEO George Wright and Danny Marshall on their WVON show to discuss work-based learning opportunities available and more.

“Olive-Harvey College just doesn’t represent the college, it represents the community. It’s the same community that I grew-up in. I’ve been able to take advantage of serving the community I’m from. I love the college because it’s not just a job, it’s my home,” said Dr. Nichols.

"We are very intentional about ensuring we are meeting students where they are and breaking down barriers so Black and Brown students can access higher education seamlessly."
“We are very intentional about ensuring we are meeting students where they are and breaking down barriers so Black and Brown students can access higher education seamlessly, ” said Dr. Nichols.

“When I saw Olive-Harvey’s facility, I said ‘who knew’ about all the amazing educational pathways available there,” said Wright.

“When you walk through that door at Olive-Harvey, it gives you the sense that you are with family. You are home,” added Dr. Nichols.

To learn about Olive-Harvey College‘s world-class TDL center and its partnership with the CTA and Pace; and how to train or find a educational pathway that leads to an in demand, high growth job that pays well, click here to listen to the full interview on YouTube.