Regional Partnership for Increasing Mid-level Skills in Advanced Manufacturing

Organization:
Pitt Community College
Amount:
$894,311.12
Program Area:
Essential Skills in Advanced Manufacturing Initiative
County of Applicant:
Pitt
Description:

This Golden LEAF grant will assist Pitt CC, along with its partner Wayne CC with program enhancements in the mechanical engineering (ME) and computer integrated machining (CIM) programs to meet identified employment opportunities in eastern NC for highly skilled workers in advanced manufacturing. In addition to the ME and CIM programs, the colleges will offer certification classes in Auto CAD and Solid Works. Fifteen area companies have provided support letters expressing interest in interviewing graduates and plan to add between 460 and 500 jobs over 3 years. Funds will be used to purchase equipment for each college, renovate space and make electrical improvements, obtain MasterCAM certification for instructors and the training lab at WCC, support internships and assist students with certification fees.

Contact:
Dr. Thomas Gould, Ph.D. PO Drawer 7007 Greenville, North Carolina 27835-7007 252-321-4285
Areas Served:
Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Hertford, Jones, Onslow, Pitt, Wayne, Lenoir, Pamlico, Martin

Stay Connected

Stay connected with Golden LEAF by signing up for our e-newsletter. You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

@NCgoldenLEAF

Follow

NC Golden LEAF

Like