Distance Education for the Cherokee Center for Applied Technology

Organization:
Tri-County Community College Foundation
Amount:
$186,396.00
Program Area:
Economic Catalyst
County of Applicant:
Cherokee
Description:

This Golden LEAF grant will be used to purchase distance learning and videoconferencing equipment to train a qualified labor pool for a 200 position expansion at Stanley Furniture in Graham County. Distance learning equipment will allow Tri-County Community College to offer training to individuals from Robbinsville and Graham County without requiring them to drive down the mountain to the Center for Applied Technology (CAT) near Murphy. In addition, to meeting training requirements for Stanley Furniture’s expansion, these capabilities will allow Tri-County CC and Western Carolina University to better serve area industry that regularly need distance learning and technology applications to train workers in maintenance, manufacturing process, engineering and product development.

Contact:
Dr. Terrie M. Kelly 4600 East US 64 Murphy, North Carolina 28906 (828) 835-4203
Areas Served:
Cherokee, Graham, Clay

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