Richland Receives Grant


Decatur IL – Richland Community College receives federal money to help area residents train for new careers. A 526 thousand dollar grant from the Department of Labor will help train welders.


A recent report found that companies across the country cannot fill an estimated 600 thousand advanced manufacturing positions due to a shortage of skilled workers.


Richland is one of twenty-one community colleges included in the Illinois Network for Advanced Manufacturing (INAM) that was awarded funding.

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