Advanced Manufacturing Facilities for Workforce Training

Organization:
Robeson Community College
Amount:
$498,011.59
Program Area:
Community Assistance Initiative
County of Applicant:
Robeson
Description:

This grant will assist Robeson Community College with the renovation and equipping of existing space on campus to house the Advanced Manufacturing/Industrial Education and Training Laboratories. These labs will help the College provide state-of-the-art workforce education and training that is needed by the region to retain and attract jobs. The space will include a Pneumatics/Hydraulics/Fluid Power lab, a CNC/Machine Tool lab, a PLC/CNC lab and a Mechanical Systems lab. The labs will support two associate degree programs, one certificate program and several non-credit seminars and workshops for incumbent and entry level workers in business and industry. Golden LEAF funds will leverage over $250,000 from the NC Community College System.

Contact:
Dr. Mark Kinlaw P.O. Box 1420 Lumberton, North Carolina 28359 910-272-3300
Areas Served:
Robeson

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