St. Ann’s Community continues Catholic school partnership, provides tuition assistance for eligible employees

Posted on August 9th, 2020

St. Ann’s Community will be continuing its partnership with the Diocese of Rochester Catholic Schools to offer family tuition assistance to nursing employees.

The program, now entering its second year, offers significant tuition reimbursement for children of St. Ann’s nursing employees to attend any one of the Catholic schools in the Rochester Diocese. The program is open to any full or part-time benefit-earning Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Registered Nurses (RN) at St. Ann’s Community’s Irondequoit and Webster locations. St. Ann’s also welcomes new RNs or LPNs to participate in the program.

St. Ann’s provides up to $5,000 of tuition assistance per household. The benefit provides eligible employees up to $3,000 (for elementary and middle school level) or up to $5,000 (for high school level) of tuition assistance.

“Continuing this benefit is part of our ongoing effort to attract and retain top nursing talent,” said Bob Bourg, Senior Vice President of Human Resources. “We want to continue to offer meaningful benefits to contribute to our nursing employees’ lives and their families.”

“We know how difficult it can be to send children to private school,” said Michael McRae, President and CEO of St. Ann’s Community. “As an organization founded in the Catholic tradition of excellence, we believe strongly in the value of a Catholic education. If we can help support our nursing employees and defray some of those costs for their families, we see it as a win-win.”

St. Ann’s Community has a rich history of investing in their workforce through programs such as college tuition reimbursement, awarding scholarships and giving of grants. St. Ann’s is excited to continue this program to give back to nursing employees and help them provide their children with a Catholic education.

For more information on St. Ann’s employee scholarship program, please contact Michelle Dwyer [email protected]. To view and apply for careers St. Ann’s Community, visit here.


About St. Ann’s Community
St. Ann’s Community is the 7th largest nonprofit senior living provider in New York State and Rochester’s leading senior housing and health services continuum. With campuses in Irondequoit, Webster and LeRoy,  St. Ann’s offers a complete range of care that includes independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, transitional care/rehab, hospice/palliative care, and adult day programs. One of Greater Rochester’s largest private employers, St. Ann’s has more than 1,200 employees who are Caring for the Most Important People on Earth. For more information, call 585-697-6000 or visit

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