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<br /> FOCUS: PROMISE BUSINESS PARTNERS<br /> What I love about the Promise Program is<br /> it’s not just about helping students to pursue<br /> their further educational goals, but it’s about<br /> preparing them for the marketplace.<br /> Derrick Hamilton,<br /> STANLEY Convergent Security Solutions, Inc.<br /> Today’s jobs—and the jobs of the future—are<br /> fundamentally different than those of the past.<br /> According to Georgetown University’s Center on<br /> Education and the Workforce, the percentage of U.S.<br /> jobs that require a college education and postsecondary<br /> training is expected to reach 65 percent in 2020.<br /> However, the U.S. is projected to face shortages of three<br /> million workers with associate degrees or higher and five<br /> million workers with technical certificates and credentials<br /> by 2020. Thus, there is an urgent need for skilled workers,<br /> and today’s students will<a title="Promise Scholarship Update Fall 2017 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0f51a02d?page=1"> FOCUS: PROMISE BUSINESS PARTNERS What I love a</a> <a title="Promise Scholarship Update Fall 2017 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0f51a02d?page=2"> HARPER COLLEGE PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP BUSINESS PARTN</a> <a title="Promise Scholarship Update Fall 2017 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0f51a02d?page=3"> HARPER COLLEGE BUSINESS PARTNERS (as of summer 20</a> <a title="Promise Scholarship Update Fall 2017 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0f51a02d?page=4"> 1200 West Algonquin Road Palatine, Illinois 60067</a>