EDA: $1.6 Million Invested to Establish Truck Driving Workforce Training Facility in Pensacola, FL

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.6 million grant to the District Board of Trustees of Pensacola State College, Pensacola, Florida, to help construct a truck driving training facility that will provide up-to-date instruction, simulation, and on-the-road training […]

EDA: $1.2 Million Invested to Establish Aeronautics Workforce Training Center in Minnesota Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million grant to Carlton County, Minnesota, to establish an aeronautics workforce training center to support the region’s emerging aviation industry. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

EDA: U.S. Department of Commerce Kicks Off STEM Talent Challenge, Strengthening Regional Innovation Economies

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the opening of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) STEM Talent Challenge, which aims to support organizations’ efforts to boost local science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) talent and workforce development models across the nation’s growing innovation economies. The $2 million STEM Talent […]

EDA: $4 Million Invested to Establish Workforce Training Center in Mandan, ND

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million grant to the North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives, Mandan, North Dakota, to construct a new lineworker training facility in Mandan. The EDA grant will be matched with more […]

EDA: $3 Million Invested to Build Apprenticeship and Industrial Trades Center for Workforce Development in Klamath Falls, OR

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to Klamath Community College, Klamath Falls, Oregon, to build an on-campus Apprenticeship and Industrial Trades Center. The EDA grant, to be matched with $3.4 million in state funding, is […]

EDA: $3.3 Million Invested to Expand Aviation Workforce Training Center at Southern Illinois Airport

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.3 million grant to the Southern Illinois Airport Authority, Carbondale, Illinois, to construct an additional hangar at Southern Illinois Airport to house aerospace-focused workforce training programs. The EDA grant, to be matched […]

EDA: $5.1 Million Invested to Construct Workforce Training Center in Lincoln County, MO

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5.1 million grant to Lincoln County, Missouri, to build a workforce training center. The EDA grant, to be matched with $360,000 in local investment, is expected to create nearly 100 jobs and […]

EDA: $2.1 Million Invested to Establish Training Center for Nursing Programs in Schriever, LA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.1 million grant to the Fletcher Falcon Enterprise Corporation of Schriever, Louisiana, to build a new healthcare and nursing training facility to support the workforce demands of regional employers. The EDA grant, […]

EDA: $2.5 Million Invested to Support Manufacturing Workforce Training Opportunities in St. Cloud, MN

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.5 million grant to St. Cloud Technical & Community College, St. Cloud, Minnesota, to build a new Advanced Manufacturing Training Lab. The lab will provide the necessary training to workers to meet […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested to Boost Medical Workforce Training Efforts Near Opportunity Zone in Sheridan, WY

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) in Sheridan, Wyoming, to improve and expand Northern Wyoming Community College’s Health Sciences Center. The new Center will train students for […]