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Greater Michigan Construction Academy News

The Greater Michigan Construction Academy Receives an AED

Midland, MI – June 2019 – The Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) has been selected to receive an automated external defibrillator (AED) through proceeds raised from the Pulse3 Foundation’s Shocks and Saves fundraiser, a partnership with Mobile Medical Response (MMR) and the Saginaw Spirit. Also, thanks to the generosity of

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$125,059 Grant from The Herbert H. & Grace A Dow Foundation.

Midland, Michigan (May 25, 2019)- The staff and the Board of Directors of The Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) are pleased to announce it has received a $125,059 Grant from the Herbert H. and Grace A Dow Foundation to construct a Pole Barn that will provide shelter against in-climate weather

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Greater Michigan Construction Academy Graduates 40 Students.

Midland & Lansing, Michigan, May 2019 – The Greater Michigan Construction Academy honored the students who completed their training from six different construction trades including Electrical, Carpentry, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (IMM), Insulating, Pipefitting and Plumbing.  GMCA held their Graduation Banquet for their Midland graduates on, Thursday evening, May 16th, at

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Stephanie and Cathy Press Release

Associated Builders & Contractors, Greater Michigan Chapter (ABC, GMC) & The Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) CEO Jimmy Greene announced the promotion of Stephanie Davis to Vice President and Chief Learning Officer of both organizations & the hiring of Catalina Geiger as its Director of Fund Development & Retention Manager.

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The Greater Michigan Construction Academy Appoints New Leadership to Board of Directors

Midland, January 2019 – The Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) announces new Board of Directors leadership for 2019. The incoming offers are as follows:Chairman – Frank Pytlowany, AIS Construction Equipment CorpChairman – Frank Pytlowany, AIS Construction Equipment CorpVice Chairman – Mindy Schultz, Bierlein CompaniesSecretary – Brian Stadler, Wolgast CorporationTreasurer –

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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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