NC's Haywood Community College Receives $1.196 Million Training Grant

One mountain community college has received over $1 million for short-term training programs in construction.

Haywood Community College (HCC) announced it was selected by the Department of Labor, in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission, to receive a grant in the amount of $1.196 million for Project UP, a program to support the development of training programs.

A press release from HCC says the grant is part of the Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Initiative and is "designed to build the workforce in our area and upskill the talent of those participating in the program." 23 grants were awarded, two of which went to North Carolina.

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