Kansas City FAME Chapter and Kansas City Kansas Community College Technical Education Center announce the U.S. House approved $1.9 million for the FAME/Automation Engineering Technology Program project sponsored by U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids in the 3rd District. This investment will be used to purchase equipment, allowing students to train on real-life automation equipment as they…

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Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) hosted a Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) Signing Day July 14, in the Patriot Center (gym) on the Shoals Campus as 26 students were sponsored by 10 local companies.  Read more

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What is NEIN-FAME? NEINFAME Chapter President, Jeff Hansen, Steel Dynamics, provides a chapter overview. Northeast Indiana Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education is part of a national program featuring employer-driven chapters across the nation that provides global-best workforce development through technical training. The NEINFAME chapter was formed in 2019, and is based on the FAME USA…

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BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A new program is training the next workforce of skilled technicians. A open house was held Wednesday afternoon at BPCC for people interested in studying manufacturing for apprenticeships to develop skilled technicians to work at six different local companies. Which include Benteler Steel Tube, Frymaster, Maxim Watermakers, Music Mountain Water,…

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There will be a signing ceremony for the members of a new Northwest Louisiana chapter of the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (NWLA FAME). This apprenticeship program will develop a pipeline of skilled technicians to support the regional manufacturing sector. The NWLA FAME chapter members include Benteler Steel/Tube, Frymaster, Maxim Watermakers, Music Mountain Water, Prolec…

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NEWNAN, GA (May 19, 2022) – Kelcie Richart, Campus Director of the Franklin-Simpson Center at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC), was presented with the Dr. George Giacumakis Innovation Award at the 25th annual conference of the National Association of Branch Campus Administrators (NABCA).  The NABCA George Giacumakis Innovation Award is given to an academic…

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Interested in FAME? On Thursday May 19th, the Alabama East chapter is holding their signing day event from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Cheaha Center Lecture Hall in Anniston, Alabama. If you’d like more details, please email Keri Wood at kwood@gadsdenstate.edu.

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Paul Czarapata, President of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, gives his thoughts on the KCTCS and the FAME program: “We’re really proud of our Kentucky FAME program; that is the reason we were able to get that training facility in Hardin County. Ford looked at what we’ve done with Toyota, and what we’ve…

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Read about the Alabama FAME Rocket City Chapter that trains students for manufacturing technician jobs. Twenty sponsor companies from across the Rocket City hand-select students in the FAME program to come and work at their facility. “We’re coming in with two years of experience,” said Riley Nave, a first-year student. “We know how the plant…

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