Alabama FAME - East Chapter
The Alabama F.A.M.E. (Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) Advanced Manufacturing program includes a two-year technical Associate degree that combines cutting-edge curriculum that supports advanced manufacturing technology, paid working experience, along with learning highly sought after business principles and best practices of a world class manufacturer.
DIVE INTO A CHALLENGING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER
Over two years, students can earn as much as $33,500, which with planning can cover all of a student’s education expenses. There are also potential grants and financial aid.
While not guaranteed, there will be opportunities for the sponsor company to hire graduates as full time employees. Graduates of the AMT program will be equipped with the needed skills and experience that many manufacturing companies are actively seeking.
East Chapter Manufacturing Partners
Our current industry partners are Bridgewater Interiors, Fleetwood Metal, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, General Dynamics OTS, Koller Craft, Kronospan, Resolute Forest Products and Tape Craft.
Ready to Apply to East Chapter FAME?
• Have and maintain a 2.5 GPA
• Be able to start MTH100 and ENG 101
• Complete application to GSCC and FAME
• Desire to work in the technical world
• Pass a company drug screening and background check
• Be interviewed by a panel of employers
East Chapter Fame News
Shoals Student Spotlight
In honor of Veteran’s Day this month, Shoals Chapter is spotlighting Cole Jackson, a veteran of the US Army sponsored by Constellium. Cole is a great leader in the classroom, and we are honored to have him in the FAME Program. Thank you for your service, Cole. “My personal safety commitment is to always be…
MUSCLE SHOALS – Northwest-Shoals Community College will host a Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) drive-through Signing Day for 18 students on the Shoals campus Thursday, August 20 at 6pm. Each student will be sponsored by local business and industry. The FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) class will consist of 18 students selected by the following…
Manufacturing Institute Supports FAME-USA Chapters Through COVID-19
During the COVID-19 crisis, with college partners closed and mounting pressures on employers, the FAME USA team at the Manufacturing Institute (MI) is providing a forum for regular communication, problem-solving, and old-fashioned togetherness. “We were planning a signature event for April 14th in San Antonio–the FAME Live! showcase–when this [COVID-19] really began to escalate; we…