What I loved most...was the discipline that was instilled within all of us.
-Greg R., Northern Chapter, KY FAME
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FAME USA News
First Advanced Workforce Manufacturing Technician Program in Michigan Launching in Jackson
Jackson (May 25, 2021) – Today, the Jackson Area Manufacturing Association (JAMA) and MICHauto, a statewide initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber, announce a new two-year, debt-free Associate degree that equips students with the skills required for a rapidly evolving manufacturing industry. Michigan’s first Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) program will provide students a pathway…
Virginia FAME Establishes First Chapter in Virginia
Prince George, Virginia – May 20, 2021- A collaborative of manufacturers in the south central region of Virginia has formed the first FAME chapter in the state. The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) and Richard Bland College of William & Mary (RBC) will facilitate the VA FAME – Central Virginia chapter. FAME, the Federation…
FAME Featured in BizTimes
The Manufacturing Institute is also working with companies across the country to create and support apprenticeships and other tried and true ways to earn-and learn. Through the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education Program (FAME), originally founded by Toyota, we have established affiliated chapters in more than a dozen states that work with nearly 400 partner…