The following are quotes from a few of our educational partners — Tri-Rivers Superintendent Chuck Speelman; Dave Wagner, Dean of Engineering, Marion Technical College; and Dr. Greg Rose, Dean & Director, The Ohio State University at Marion.
“This new facility, located at Tri-Rivers, will allow high school and adult students the opportunity to train on simulators and will provide real life experience practicing on industrial robots—preparing them to be the best of the best out in the field….it is a true community project.”—Tri-Rivers Superintendent Chuck Speelman.
“We are trying to increase our pipeline of skilled workers. Everyone (educational and business partners) have the same vision. We are trying to create those pathways.”—Dave Wagner, Dean of Engineering, Marion Technical College.
“Obviously manufacturing is changing quite a bit from what it used to be and we have the opportunity to change with it; see if we can be out ahead of that change and provide the labor force necessary to keep this area, and the state and the country going forward.”—Dr. Greg Rose, Dean & Director, The Ohio State University at Marion.