Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Grant to Fund Occupational Training at RCC

ASHEBORO (September 10, 2018)

Randolph Community College has received a $15,000 grant from the Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, according to Wanda Beck, director of workforce development. The grant will fund Project Skill-Up scholarships for a workforce development initiative with two core components: 1) providing access to short-term training programs aligned with in-demand credentials supporting local workforce need; 2) developing educational opportunities for individuals interested in diversifying utilization of agriculture resources and enterprises.

RCC is targeting the following occupational pathways for scholarship opportunities: welding, health, building trades, and agriculture. To apply, call RCC’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division at 336-633-0268.