Rhodes State College News

October 02, 2015
Rhodes State College Supports National Manufacturing Day on October 2

Lima, OH, October 2, 2015 – October is manufacturing month. According to the Ohio Manufacturers Association, manufacturing made up 660,000 jobs in Ohio in 2014, representing a payroll of more than $36 billion. Six of Ohio’s top eight manufacturing employers have facilities an hour or less from Lima.

Rhodes State College Workforce Economic Development and Continuing Education (WEDCE) supported business and industry during 2014-15 in the following ways:

  • 116 businesses and industries were served
  • 350 courses were held
  • 2345 participants attended
  • 126 apprenticeship students attended Rhodes State College
  • Over 1300 credit hours were taken through the apprenticeship program
  •  Small Business Development Center provided over 2000 hours of counseling services

Rhodes State College offers a wide variety of degree and certificate programs to create a pathway into a manufacturing career. The new Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree offers students the opportunity to obtain skills that educators and industry partners agree are crucial for an Industrial Maintenance career. Work full-time while taking courses, participate in online lectures and attend open labs that fit with your schedule.

for more information contact College Relations at: collegerelations@rhodesstate.edu

About Rhodes State College

Rhodes State College is a public, state-assisted institution of higher learning which is chartered to provide degree-granting career education programs and prepares students for transfer completion of baccalaureate degrees at selected colleges and universities. The college provides non-credit workforce development, consulting for business and industry and prepares students for entry into careers. With over 4,300 students, the college’s core institutional values of integrity, caring, responsibility, respect, and quality guide its policies and practices.

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