Two major grants fund Economic Development, Civic Engagement

The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AZ-AMI) of Mesa Community College, received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration to provide trade-impacted workers and others with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to provide long-term support to aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries in the region. 

The Community College National Center for Community Engagement (CCNCCE), housed at Mesa Community College, received a $270,000 award from the Teagle Foundation to support the development of a three-year project to coordinate service-learning projects at seven of America’s civically engaged community colleges. The project is designed to improve and promote model courses and curricular programming that foster personal, civic and moral responsibility.