MGM Resorts Partners With UNLV College Of Education To Provide Virtual Tutoring For The Children Of MGM Employees
LAS VEGAS - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is partnering with the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) College of Education to provide free virtual tutoring for children of active MGM Resorts employees for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. This partnership centers on both small group tutoring as well as family engagement sessions aimed at supporting MGM employees and their families.
Investing in the communities in which it operates has always been a top priority for MGM Resorts. In 2018, the company announced the re-establishment of the MGM Resorts Scholarship Program for Children of Employees. The scholarship helped high school graduates increase their access to post-secondary opportunities, including universities, community colleges and recognized certification programs.
Also, in 2018, the Nevada Board of Regents approved a partnership between the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and MGM Resorts that made higher education affordable and accessible to its nearly all active employees throughout the U.S.
"UNLV College of Education is proud to further the partnership between MGM Resorts and UNLV," said Dr. Danica G. Hays, Interim Dean of the UNLV College of Education. "Providing education-related services such as tutoring and family engagement supports and is well-aligned with our College's community commitment to advancing education outcomes for Nevada's children and families."
About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 29 unique hotel and destination gaming offerings in the United States and Macau, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry such as Bellagio, MGM Grand, ARIA and Park MGM. The Company's 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its "Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet" initiative, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates. The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com . Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.
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