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PART 1: How Education is Transforming to Meet Industry Needs (Tooling U-SME)

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  • access_time 10:00 - 10:50 AM ET
  • location_onSmart Manufacturing Theater
  • blur_circularKeynote Presentation
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Join us for an extraordinary keynote presentation on shaping futures with innovative education that fills the workforce pipeline for local businesses! Step into the realm of transformative education as we proudly present a captivating keynote event that showcases the remarkable journey of Greenville Technical College, a beacon of excellence in online learning and diversity. Learn more about a journey that empowers, enlightens, and engages – by collaborating closely with employers, the college has become a hub for providing students with skills that not only secure good jobs but also propel careers to unprecedented heights.

At the heart of this transformation lies the Greenville Technical College’s School of Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation Technology, home to the state's pioneering Applied Baccalaureate program at a two-year institution. Immerse yourself in the world of CNC, Welding, Automotive Technology, and Mechatronics Technology programs as our esteemed speakers shed light on these revolutionary pathways. The Bachelor in Applied Science in Advanced Manufacturing Technology program readies graduates to assume technical and managerial leadership roles in the burgeoning global manufacturing sector. Learn how this program allows technicians to ascend to higher-level positions by augmenting their associate degrees with two years of Greenville Tech's specialized education – a unique offering distinct from traditional bachelor's degrees.

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  • Raymond L. James
    Assistant Dean, School of Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation Technology
    Greenville Technical College
  • Dr. Deb Volzer
    Director of Government & Workforce Partnerships