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Event DetailsOctober 3, 2016 9:30am
97 Parkway Cir
New Castle, DE 19720
Delaware Technical Community College, The Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP) and the Delaware Manufacturing Association (DMA) celebrated Governor Jack Markell’s proclamation of Delaware Manufacturing Week (October 3-7), which coincides with National Manufacturing Day on October 7. The weeklong celebration of manufacturing in Delaware was created to recognize that the powerful and positive impact of manufacturing on Delaware’s economy.
Governor Markell issued the proclamation on October 3, 2016. The proclamation states in part that “by working together with education, manufacturers will begin to address the skilled labor shortage they face, connect with future generations, build the next generation of skilled manufacturing employees, take charge of the public image of manufacturing and ensure the ongoing prosperity of manufacturing.”
“Delaware Tech is proud to work with the DMA and other partners to educate the next generation of modern manufacturing workers in Delaware – from high school students to adult learners. The Advanced Manufacturing Pathways Program recently won a national award, reinforcing the quality and innovation of these economic development initiatives,” said Dr. Mark T. Brainard, President of Delaware Tech.
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Delaware Tech – the First State’s only community college, offers academic, technical and continuing education, and corporate and community training comprising more than 120 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs. The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Delaware Tech has four campuses across Delaware in Georgetown, Dover, Stanton and Wilmington. Visit www.dtcc.edu to learn more about Delaware Tech’s programs.