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Noodles & Company Partners with Bellevue University to Launch Tuition Assistance Program


BELLEVUE, Nebraska – Bellevue University, one of the nation’s leaders in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, has announced a new partnership with the fast-casual chain Noodles & Company to offer tuition assistance benefits to its team members and their families interested in continuing their education.

“We are constantly focused on how we can make Noodles the best place to work in the industry and we are proud to offer this benefit to our team members to help them continually invest in themselves and meet their education goals,” Amy Cohen, director of total rewards at Noodles & Company, said. “Our growing list of industry-leading benefits opens doors for team members both inside and outside of work, and we’re excited for the doors this partnership with Bellevue University will offer our team members.”

Through this partnership, tuition assistance will be provided to Noodles & Company team members and their family members. This includes $3,500 a year for a team member; and $2,500 for family members. Team members and their family members can choose from Bellevue University’s more than 50 online bachelor’s degrees and nearly 30 master’s degrees.

“Bellevue University's leadership in serving adult learners made this partnership a natural choice for this tuition assistance program,” Jim Nekuda, Bellevue University’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, said. “We look forward to supporting Noodles & Company employees as they pursue their academic goals at Bellevue University.”

For more information, visit noodles.corporatelearning.com/your-investment.

About Noodles & Company

Since 1995, Noodles & Company has been serving noodles your way, with noodles and flavors that you know and love as well as new ones you're about to discover. From indulgent Wisconsin Mac & Cheese to better-for-you Zoodles and Other Noodles, the company serves a world of flavor in every bowl. Made up of more than 450 restaurants and thousands of passionate team members, Noodles was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Denver Business Journal for its unique culture built on the value of "Loving Life," which begins by nourishing and inspiring every team member and guest who walks through the door. To learn more or find the location nearest you, visit www.noodles.com.

About Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 57,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military-friendly and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).