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Engineering Program Established for Veterans
Date:7/21/2014

f they decide to go into a STEM field, they often need to start with the most basic math classes, which already puts them behind other students.

That's why Growth Sector developed an accelerated math curriculum coupled with tutoring. The Engineering Technology Program is designed in a cohort-style format, so vets have each other for support.

"This makes a big impact on helping veterans succeed," McCormick said.

Jeremy Taylor, an Army staff sergeant who served in Afghanistan, is enrolled in the program and spending this summer learning how to manufacture cooling arms and other custom-engineered parts for the National Ignition Facility (NIF).

"I really appreciate the opportunities the program has opened up for me," he said. "It has allowed me to acquire a new set of skills and see a career path I would have never considered before."

Steven Leahy, a Marine Corps corporal who served in Iraq, is doing computer modeling at the National Security Engineering Division's Pulsed Power Lab.

"I'm extremely grateful to be here," he said. "I moved from Montana exclusively to attend Las Positas after hearing they have an outstanding veterans' support program, but I never could have imagined getting an opportunity like this."

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12034159.htm.


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