Center for Learning & Innovation Named Among Best Corporate Universities Worldwide
May 10, 2013
LAKE SUCCESS, NY – North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Center for Learning and Innovation in Lake Success, NY, was honored by the first Global Council of Corporate Universities (CCU) in the category of “Best Innovative Corporate University” at a recent awards ceremony at Microsoft’s headquarters in Paris.
The Global CCU awards ceremony recognized corporate universities around the world, honoring the best corporate universities that have performed at the highest level of excellence and have realized great advancements within their profession and industry.
North Shore-LIJ’s Center for Learning and Innovation was awarded a silver trophy by the Global CCU in the category of “Best Innovative Corporate University.” The Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI), which also includes North Shore-LIJ’s Patient Safety Institute , promotes continuous learning opportunities and assists its more than 46,000 employees in the development of knowledge, attitude and skills necessary to support the health system’s strategic and business goals. CLI promotes a culture dedicated to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and continuous change.
Ambassadors and embassy representatives from Brazil, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Namibia, Portugal, Turkey and the United States attended the ceremony. In addition, corporate universities from five continents and 19 countries were honored in five categories. The top gold medal trophy for “Best Overall Corporate University” was awarded to the Defense Acquisition University, with five regional campuses based in the US.
Accepting the Center for Learning and Innovation’s award on behalf of North Shore-LIJ was US Navy Captain Robert Buzzell.
Media Contacts:Alexandra Zendrian, Senior Public Relations Specialist