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Greater Michigan Construction Academy News

Local Construction Trade students to compete at National Competition.

Midland,Michigan, December 2018 – Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce the winners of their Local Craft Championship. Competitors in the championship were required to complete a written exam and a three-hour project performance test. The competitors were judged in areas critical to the success of any construction

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DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY PARTNERS TO PROVIDE MEMBERS WITH EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 14, 2017 – Davenport University and the Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC-GMC) have recently partnered to provide professional development opportunities and enhanced pathways to education for ABC-GMC members, their dependents, and students of ABC-GMC’s Greater Michigan Construction Academy. The partnership provides a number

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$20,000 Grant Awarded by MCUF and Team One Credit Union

Team One Credit Union and the Michigan Credit Union Foundation (MCUF) proudly presented a combined $20,000 grant to the Greater Michigan Construction Academy to train students for careers in the high demand field of skilled trades.   This Community Reinvestment grant provides funds for training of high school juniors and seniors

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Skilled Trades training has benefited me by opening up opportunities at different companies that wouldn’t even take a second look if I hadn’t had a formal, post-secondary education. It gives me a leg up on anyone who just has a high school diploma.
Adam Emery, Pipefitter & Millwright, Three Rivers Corporation

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