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Snap-on CEO Nick Pinchuk: Manufacturing Jobs Should Be Celebrated

Nick Pinchuk, CEO of Kenosha-based Snap-on Incorporated, was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal at their CEO Council. He says jobs in manufacturing need to be celebrated and respected as much as CEOs or lawyers in order to grow the middle class. See video below. Pinchuk has been a strong advocate for strong technical education […]

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NC3’s Miramar Community College Helps Local High School Accelerate Automotive Technology Program

Mira Mesa High’s automotive technology program will shift into high gear thanks to a $74,149 grant from the Jimmy Johnson Foundation and Lowe’s Toolbox plus an additional $7,462 from Miramar College and $3,000 from San Diego Unified’s College Career Technical Education fund.

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Leaders in Education, Industry and Policy Gather in Maryland to Discuss NC3’s Future Growth and Trajectory

On August 27 and 28, leaders from NC3 member schools and industry partners joined with Washington D.C. policy and thought leaders for the first-ever NC3/Aspen Institute Executive Summit. The Summit provided opportunities for highly interactive discussions focused on NC3’s strategic plan and opportunities for growth.

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Washburn Tech Named Fiat Chrysler Training Center

Announced Friday in the school’s automotive building, students training to be automotive technicians can specialize in vehicles within the Fiat Chrysler family beginning this upcoming school year. When they graduate, technicians will be certified to work in FCA dealerships on vehicles in the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat brands.

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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: FCA Expands Training Network for Mopar Techs

DETROIT — Like a ball team building a farm system, Fiat Chrysler is expanding its feeder network of training schools to meet a rapidly growing need for service technicians.

The company plans to more than triple — from 31 now to at least 100 by 2017 — the number of community colleges, technical and other schools certified to train technicians for Mopar warranty work.

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