Roane State Community College received a workforce development grant last year, and the school will celebrate the LEAP grant on February 29, Leap Day, withÂ mechatronics demonstrations, robotics teams from area high schools, and refreshments.
“Because Monday, February 29, is Leap Day, it’s the perfect time for Roane State Community College to celebrate its LEAP grant,” a press release said.
The $970,000 Labor Education Alignment Program, or LEAP, grant helped Roane State expand its one-year mechatronics program into a two-year degree and to offer dual credit mechatronics course for students at area high schools.
The Leap Day celebration is scheduled fromÂ 9-11 a.m. on Monday, February 29, at the college’s Higher Education and Workforce Training Facility in Clinton at 214 Nave Street. The public is invited. [Read more…]