Delaware Technical Community College has received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant will provide tuition for 600 students in the Information Technology and Advanced Manufacturing certificate programs.

Part of the America’s Promise Grant Award, which is designed to create and expand regional partnerships between employers and community-based organizations. These partnerships or “promises” provide a pipeline of workers to fill existing job openings, the America’s Promise Grant has connected more than 2,100 students to in-demand jobs.

The grant was presented on Jan. 6 at Delaware Tech’s Orlando J. George campus in Wilmington. U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, both D-Del., and Gov.-elect John Carney were on hand for the presentation of the award to Mark Brainard, president of Delaware Tech.

Screenshot from Delaware Tech’s Twitter account.

“We could not do this without the employers who not only hire our graduates, but provide our students with the work-based learning opportunities they need to hit the ground running the first day on the job,” Mark Brainard, president of Delaware Technical Community College.

Education and training programs provided by:

Are providing in-demand, 21st century career skills that are needed in order to retain and attract; startups, small businesses and corporations to grow Wilmington’s economy.

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