Kentucky FAME - SKY FAME Chapter
The Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is a partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement career pathway, apprenticeship-style educational programs that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers. Scroll down to find out more.
DIVE INTO A CHALLENGING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER
The Southcentral Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (SKY FAME) is a partnership of regional manufacturers whose purpose is to implement a work-and-learn style program that will create a pipeline of highly skilled workers. With SKY FAME, students can dive into a challenging Advanced Manufacturing career while simultaneously earning a college degree, and the potential to graduate with zero student debt!
Students will attend classes at SKYCTC Franklin-Simpson Center (Franklin, KY) two days a week and work a minimum of 24 hours a week for a local manufacturer – all while being paid a competitive wage. Students study a multi-craft technical skill set, including electricity, robotics, fluid power, mechanics, fabrication, industrial troubleshooting, and much more. After five semesters, students will have earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Industrial Maintenance Technology-Advanced Manufacturing Technician Track and over 1,800 hours of on-the-job work experience.
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SKY FAME Chapter News
HCC to host a signing ceremony for HOPFAME work-and-learn program on Aug. 10
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (August 2, 2022) The Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) Workforce Solutions division will host a signing ceremony to recognize incoming and HOPFAME students and the company partners who will provide on-the-job training. Second-year HOPFAME students will also be recognized for their progress toward graduation. The ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August…
HCC to introduce HOPFAME students at Hoptown Hoppers game
Event Details: HOPFAME New Cohort Introduction 6:15 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022 Hopkinsville High School Tiger Field The seventh cohort of the Hopkinsville chapter (HOPFAME) of the Kentucky Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME) will be introduced to the community before the Hoptown Hoppers game at 6:15 on July 15 as part of Workforce…
HCC Names 2022 HOPFAME Distinguished Graduate
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (May 20, 2022) Spencer Harned has been named the 2022 HOPFAME Distinguished Graduate at Hopkinsville Community College. Harned earned an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in industrial maintenance technology upon graduation and completion of the HOPFAME program, which is a work-and-learn partnership between HCC and nearly 20 regional manufacturers. Harned, who was…