Garland campus $1 million richer

The Texas Workforce recently expanded the possibilities at Richland College’s Garland Campus in a big way. They presented the workforce training-focused campus with a $1,323,233 Skills Development Fund grant that will contribute to the training of 213 new hires and about 437 employees at RealPage, Inc. Employees will have the option of 39 courses offered over a period of 18 months. Thirteen new IT courses will be included totaling 26,200 hours of training for RealPage employees.

Nicole Reed is Skills Development Fund grant and corporate liaison for the Richland Garland Campus. “We are very pleased to be working with RealPage, in addition to fulfilling our mission to serve the business community by developing lifelong learners through workforce training,” she said. 

RealPage, Inc. is a leading provider of software solutions for real estate property management. RealPage, Inc is relocating its headquarters to Richardson, Texas and anticipates hiring 600 new employees with a projected 2000 hires by 2018.

For more information visit: www.Richlandcollege.edu/garland-campus.