Advanced manufacturing programs at Connecticut community colleges are being praised for preparing workers for today’s skilled manufacturing jobs, which are on the rebound in the state.

“Nearly 500 students will graduate this year from the advanced manufacturing centers at the seven community colleges. Following graduation after completing the 10-month programs, 98 percent of students typically find jobs.” Mark Ojakian, president of Connecticut State Colleges and Universities told the Courant.

‘Manufacturing Is Not Dead’ In Connecticut