Nine people pose for the camera while holding a giant check. Richland College Garland Campus and Dallas County Manufacturers’ Association Receive $434,328 Grant from Texas Workforce Commission

Richland College, Dallas County Manufacturers’ Association and Texas Workforce Commission representatives participated in a check-signing ceremony Jan. 29 in the Richland College Garland Campus gallery, during which Richland College Garland Campus and the DCMA were awarded a $434,328 Skills Development Fund grant to train 272 employees for more than 7,373 training hours.

“We have gathered to acknowledge our appreciation for the important industry training impact that this $434,328 Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund grant is making possible through Richland College Garland Campus and its dynamic tri-partnership with the Garland Chamber of Commerce and the Dallas County Manufacturers’ Association,” said Kathryn K. Eggleston, president of Richland College. “This grant enables this triad to advance and expand technical and non-technical training to employees at seven Garland and regional area companies, continuing to leverage our capacity to grow the economic base of Garland’s manufacturing sector businesses, while also contributing to a skilled Texas workforce.”

The companies included in the grant are Ecolab; RHE Hatco, Inc.; Interceramic; Kirchhoff Automotive; Mapei; Marlow; and Sanden Vendo of America. Training sessions under the grant include: Electrical Basics and Troubleshooting, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Forklift Certification, Project Management Fundamentals, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma Green Belt, CPR/First Aid/AED, Project Management, Microsoft Office and Leadership.

Upon completion of this training, Richland College plans to continue working with the Texas Workforce Commission to receive additional Skills Development Fund grants to offer training opportunities to other north Texas businesses.


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a shot of the Richland College library Register Now for Spring 2020 Courses!

Registration for Wintermester and the spring term is open for all current and incoming Richland College students! Register now to get the classes you want. Click here for information on applying to Richland College. Click here for information on registering for classes. Click here for the browsable class schedule. Click here for information about registration for Continuing Education classes. Continue Reading…


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The soccer team poses on the field with the trophy. Richland College Men’s Soccer Team Wins 8th National Championship

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A photograph of the main bridge and Alamito Hall on the Richland campus. Priority Registration Now Open for Spring 2020 Courses

Priority registration for Wintermester and the spring 2020 term is open for returning Richland College students in good academic standing. Regular registration begins Nov. 25. Click here for information on registering for classes. Click here for the browsable class schedule. Click here for information about registration for Continuing Education classes. Don’t forget Richland College also offers online classes Continue Reading…


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