Gas company is siphoning pipeline workers from community colleges
PECO, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., is turning to a consortium of community colleges in the Greater Philadelphia region to meet its need for more than 600 gas distribution pipeline mechanics for a major project to replace 9,000 gas lines over the next two decades.
Texas community colleges to offer four-year programs
Some community colleges in Texas will begin offering bachelor’s degree programs to meet the increased need for nurses and teachers.
N.C. college launches manufacturing academy
Lenoir Community College worked with employers to establish a new program providing hands-on training in manufacturing.