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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December 17, 2020Jeff Hansen Vice President of Safety and Human Resources Steel Dynamics, Inc. 260-969-3598 jeff.hansen@steeldynamics.com The Northeast Indiana Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (NEI FAME) is pleased to add a new partner to its prestigious group of leaders in the manufacturing industry. Advanced Machine and Tool (AMT) joins Fort Wayne Metals, LH Industries, Micropulse,…

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“I chose the SKY FAME program because not only did it sound like a great opportunity to get my advanced manufacturing degree in only two years. I was also able to work throughout the program so that I could gain knowledge and continue to make money while I was in school,” said Brilee Harris, a…

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INDIANAPOLIS, from WRTV — Even in a global pandemic, manufacturing jobs are still in high demand and local companies are putting their heads together to create pathways into this field. “The need for workers in our, in this manufacturing environment, is just incredible right now,” Griffith said. “Especially here in the state of Indiana, being…

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Shoals FAME

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…

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HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (Nov. 12, 2020) Opportunity America and the Brookings Institution have released a new report on the success of Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KYFAME), showing just how well the program is working and sharing outcomes for its graduates.    KYFAME (pronounced Kentucky Fame) is a partnership of manufacturers whose purpose is to…

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Inside Indiana Business features how the INFAME program works and gives details on recruiting for the inaugural 2021 class from Red Gold Director of Continuous Improvement Jon Adams and Major Tool & Machine VP of Human Resources Kendra O’Brien. To see the original piece, click here.

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