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MCC gets national recognition in Aspen Institute report (access required)

Monroe Community College has been cited by the Aspen Institute as a national example of effective community college workforce development programs. MCC was one of six schools noted in the Aspen Institute’s report, “The Workforce Playbook,” which offers guidance on ...

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Google provides fast track to IT jobs with MCC program (access required)

Google is pairing up with community colleges, including Monroe Community College, to offer a new certificate program that will train people with no experience to work in information technology support in as little as eight months. A total of 25 ...

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College workforce training programs abundant but still chasing need (access required)

Monroe Community College graduates 60 welding students a year, but that’s still not enough to fill the demand from local companies. And that’s not a unique situation. In the 2014-15 school year, 565 people graduated from a variety of advanced manufacturing programs at MCC and from other regional colleges, yet those graduates met just 63.1 percent of the demand for people with those skills. So says “Measuring Middle-Skill Occupational Gaps Within the Western New York Regional Economy,” a September 2017 report compiled by a team of MCC and state and regional economic development programs.

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