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 (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at DollarGeneral.com.

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