Fulton-Montgomery Community College is a committed to being responsive to the educational needs of the community it serves. This includes providing accessible education that supports economic development , as well as, cultural and intellectual enrichment of our community.
FM has been active in serving the education and training needs of business, industry, and not-for-profit organizations throughout Fulton and Montgomery Counties. The Center for Employer Services (CES) has played a major role in developing workforce-development initiatives as an integral part of local economic-development efforts.
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Healthcare Employment And Leadership Training Hub (HEALTH) FM received a $2.86 million U.S. Department of Labor, Health Care Sector and Other High Growth and Emerging Industries Grant, designed to invest in job training program that prepare workers for career in health care and biotechnology.
FM’s Center for Engineering and Technology (CET) has received a second round of funding from the federal government to expand the program area and add new equipment. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, together with Congressman Paul Tonko, secured an additional $500,000 from NASA and the Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) program to support FM’s CET. This funding supports the purchase of critical pieces of equipment to support technical training for industries such as semiconductor manufacturing.
Business & Technology
The Business and Technology Divisions re-established their advisory councils with new membership from industry professionals. This council was established to be better prepare FM students with skills needed to be successful in today’s workplace.
Building Analyst Program
The Center for Energy Efficiency and Building Science at FM provides training to construction industry professionals to enhance their skills by enabling them to provide more efficient heating and cooling energy solutions for their customers.