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PSC will use federal grant to enhance welding, manufacturing training

Prairie State College (PSC) is taking a new approach at training skilled and unskilled workers for jobs in welding and manufacturing, thanks to a federal grant.The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded a $938,447 grant this month that will cover half the cost of two semi-trailers to be outfitted with technical equipment and moved to locations within District 515, said Craig Schmidt, vice president of community and economic development at PSC.South suburban employers have a workforce from throughout the Chicago area and Indiana, and “coming to PSC (in Chicago Heights) for training isn’t . . .

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