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Inland vocational school receives SBA award

Vocademy, a Riverside County school that teaches advanced manufacturing skills, has received a $100,000 prize from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The grant was part of $1 million the administration gave out recently to its Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition, according to a statement. “Our goal at …

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State money to pay for science buildings at MSJC

Inland Empire Federal Funding

Mt. San Jacinto College has received state funding that will pay for two STEM buildings, one on each of the college’s two campuses. On the San Jacinto Campus, a 37,000-square-foot science, technology, engineering and math building will include science labs, lecture halls, general classrooms, math and general studies labs and …

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Chaffey College starts classes

Chaffey College welcomed 21,000 new and returning students to the start of classes Tuesday, at its three Inland Empire campuses and online. Approximately 3,200 students are enrolled at the Fontana campus, and 3,700 in Chino. The school has about 5,200 students studying online. The remaining 8,900 students are attending classes …

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MSJC adds health centers at two campuses

Some students at Mt. San Jacinto College discovered some new campus amenities when they began classes Monday. The school opened health centers on its Menifee Valley and San Jacinto campuses that will give students better access to medical services and mental health counseling, according to a statement. A ribbon-cutting is …

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Chaffey College to run pre-apprenticeship program

Chaffey College’s InTech Center has been given permission to operate an industrial pre-apprenticeship program. The Industrial Electrical and Mechanical Pre-Apprenticeship program has been approved by the California Division of Apprenticeship Standards, the first program of its kind to be sanctioned by the state, according to a statement. The InTech Pre-Apprenticeship …

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Local colleges to hold orientation day

Moreno Valley College, Norco College and Riverside City College are scheduled to host their annual Welcome Day Aug. 24. Each event will be held on the school’s respective campus, and new and incoming students and their families are encouraged to attend, according to a statement. Welcome Day helps students get …

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