CCC hoping to assist county workforce needs with manufacturing institute

FULTON — Cayuga Community College (CCC) officials say they are “working tirelessly” to add an Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) at its Fulton campus to help meet the needs of the local workforce.

With hopes to begin building the AMI in the summer, the program’s goal will be to fill hundreds of open employment spots with local workers at area manufacturers, said Carla DeShaw, CCC’s Executive Dean of Community Education and Workforce Development.

CCC has secured more than $400,000 in funding for the AMI, backed by the help of a SUNY grant and area employers associated with Operation Oswego County, said DeShaw. The school is also planning to apply for an Upstate Revitalization Initiative grant in mid-April.

Oswego County News