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…

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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…

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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…

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HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (May 11, 2021) William Camacho has been named the 2021 HOPFAME Distinguished Graduate at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC).  Camacho earned an associate in applied science (AAS) degree in industrial maintenance technology on Saturday, May 8 upon completion of the HOPFAME program, which is a work-and-learn partnership between HCC and nearly 20 regional manufacturers.…

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — While President Biden recently proposed two years of free community college, Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne is taking a different approach. Thirteen students signed on to work with different manufacturing companies in the area while attending school at Ivy Tech. They will have three days of on-the-job training…

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Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education | $613,000Region 4: Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex and the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, and Petersburg The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, in partnership with Richard Bland College, will establish a Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) chapter in Virginia and launch…

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HOPKINSVILLE, KY. Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will host a HOPFAME Facebook Live event starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, on HCC’s Facebook page.  The event is an informational session for individuals and their families who are interested in a career in advanced manufacturing and are available to begin courses in the fall of…

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The Bay Economic Development Alliance partners with Gulf Coast and seven local manufacturers to grow highly skilled manufacturing talent. The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) is a national work-study program helping students get their foot in the door for potential jobs. Students work alongside a maintenance technician for two years, which gives them real-life…

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