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DGU Grow is Growing! – More Ways to Save on Continuing Education

February 07, 2020


Dollar General is excited to announce the expansion of colleges and universities within the DGU Grow program!  Now with more than 220 colleges and universities, DGU Grow’s educational network makes it easy for all employees, regardless of whether they are a part-time or full-time, to take advantage of educational assistance benefits.

Employees seeking education advancements ranging from a specialized certification, to undergraduate degrees and even an MBA can now access the additional tuition reductions, discounted application fees and immediate family benefits through the Company’s enhanced network.

“Providing our employees with an opportunity for growth and development serves as one of our core values, and furthering literacy and education are a cornerstone of Dollar General’s culture,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer. “We are excited to offer a growing network of colleges and universities in our DGU Grow program. The added accessibility for employees to further their education journey while pursuing career goals reflects our ongoing commitment to invest in our employees as a competitive advantage.”


About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years through its mission of Serving Others. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 16,720 stores in 46 states as of July 31, 2020. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.


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