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FLCC expands GRIT program to Clifton Springs, Macedon Libraries

Finger Lakes Community College is expanding its Growing Rural Infrastructure Together (GRIT) program to two new locations in the fall semester.


GRIT offers pathway to manufacturing, tech careers

News 10 NBC reports that the program, which provides advanced manufacturing and computer training in partnership with community organizations, will be offering courses at the Clifton Springs and Macedon Public Libraries this fall.

The GRIT program features:

  • Career training that fits your schedule and makes you valuable to employers who are ready to hire you
  • Access to technology, instructors, and classrooms in a neighborhood near you
  • Hands-on experience with new skills that will enhance your personal and professional life
  • Credentials to enter a new profession or advance your current career in advanced manufacturing, computing, and technology
  • Funding for most participants, which can cover the entire cost of the program, including supplies. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, as part of an award totaling $18,067,845.

The GRIT program will offer courses in Foundations in Advanced Manufacturing, Computing in the Information Age, and Core Word, Excel & PowerPoint. Courses are offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons.


Related: Grant provides $523K in funding for short-term career training at FLCC



Find a Location Near You

LocationAddressCourses AvailableSupport Services and Technology
Bloomfield Central School District1 Oakmount Ave.
Bloomfield, NY, 14469
TBDWifi
Clifton Springs Library4 Railroad Ave.
Clifton Springs, NY, 14432
Foundations in Advanced Manufacturing
Computing in the Information Age
Computers, wifi
Geneva Campus Center63 Pulteney St.
Geneva, NY, 14456
Foundations in Advanced Manufacturing
Core Microsoft Office Apps
Computers, wifi, student lounge
Macedon Public Library30 Main St.
Macedon, NY, 14502
Foundations in Advanced Manufacturing
Core Microsoft Office Apps
Computers, wifi, childcare, private virtual meeting room
Newark Campus Center1100 Technology Pkwy.
Newark, NY, 14513
Foundations in Advanced Manufacturing
Computing in the Information Age
Core Microsoft Office Apps
Computers, wifi, student lounge
Yates County Workforce Development417 Liberty St.
Penn Yan, NY, 14527
Foundations in Advanced Manufacturing
Computing in the Information Age
Core Microsoft Office Apps
Computers, wifi
Your home Foundations in Advanced Manufacturing
Computing in the Information Age
Core Microsoft Office Apps
Provide your own computer and high-speed internet.

Courses begin September 6. Learn more about GRIT and sign up here.


Related: FLCC receives $1.5 million grant for new nursing lab



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