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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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The perception that a traditional four-year college degree is the only pathway to success has been challenged by a vocational apprenticeship program experiencing massive success. It has a wildly successful graduation rate and its alumni earn nearly $100,000 a year annually five years upon completion, according to a study reporting on the program’s effectiveness. Called…

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. and BAY COUNTY, Fla., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ The Bay Economic Development Alliance (Bay EDA) and Gulf Coast State College partners with local manufacturers to bring a program to the Northwest Florida region that grows highly skilled manufacturing talent. The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) is a national work-study program that develops global entry-level multi-craft maintenance technicians. …

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