“When I started, I just knew how to fix stuff in the garage professionally,” reflects Golden West College Automotive Tech grad Thomas Nguyen on his first day as a professional automotive tech. “The training at the Golden West was [that] good.”
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Jovan Rodriguez always had an eye on the sky. But he never would have dreamed that the fastest runway to a career in aviation was right in his backyard. The… Read More – The Sky’s the Limit: Cypress College’s Jovan Rodriguez
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With wages and jobs on the rise in the region, Orange County’s community colleges are rising to the occasion. Orange County is expanding, according to the latest South Orange County… Read More – ‘Bottom Line’: Career Ed Programs Adapting to Community, Workforce Needs