Posts Tagged with ‘DACC’

Danville Area Community College Introduces Phoenix Program

October 20, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) has an new program that offers a second chance for those who have dropped out of high school but want to continue their education and job skills training. The Phoenix Program was co-developed with Danville District 118. It provides students with a chance to earn their GED, 11 credit hours, […]

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ThyssenKrupp Presta Camshaft Works with DACC to Introduce Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program

October 9, 2015

ThyssenKrupp Presta Camshaft in Danville has developed a Mechatronics Apprenticeship program that was recently accredited by the US Department of Labor. Their two-year program introduces students to manufacturing, engineering, safety, and more. ThyssenKrupp developed the program with Danville Area Community College (DACC), and based it on the college’s Mechatronics Certification program. Click here to read […]

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Manufacturing Day at DACC

October 8, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) hosted over 350 high school students from across Vermilion County on Manufacturing Day. The event gave students a first-hand look at the high-tech nature of today’s manufacturing industry and showed some of the opportunities to be found in manufacturing careers. State Representative Chad Hays was in attendance along with many […]

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Danville Area Community College’s Mechatronics Program

August 18, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) is doing its part to address the needs of the local community by training students for careers in advanced manufacturing. Three years ago DACC was approached by ThyssenKrupp Presta to create the program to fill an existing skills gap for mechatronics professionals in the area. The college now offers students […]

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Danville Area Community College Scholarship for Manufacturing

August 12, 2015

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) Education Foundation Scholarship for manufacturing is now available at Danville Area Community College! A $500 scholarship is available to district students studying manufacturing who have a 2.0 GPA. The deadline for applications is September 1, so act now! For questions call 217-443-8843 or email Click here to apply.

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Danville Area Community College Receives Major Scholarship Fund for Manufacturing

July 24, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) recently received $25,000 in scholarship funds to be used towards the study of advanced manufacturing. The fund was presented by the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) Education Foundation. DACC is one of six community colleges being awarded scholarships by the Foundation this year. According to Dave Kietzmann, DACC Vice President of […]

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New DACC Technology Program Videos

July 3, 2015

Check out these great new videos about Danville Area Community College’s Technology Programs: Advanced Manufacturing Manufacturing Engineering Technology Electronics Technology Wind Technology General Technology Programs Full Overview on Technology Programs Pathway to U of I

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College Express Program at Danville

May 7, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) offers college credit to high school students. Their College Express program offers credit to students in a variety of areas including: computer networking and programming, criminal justice, culinary arts, early childhood development, electronics, graphic design, automotive repair, auto body, welding, industrial technology and logistics. A recent College Express exhibition showcased […]

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Danville Area Community College Dedicates New Advanced Manufacturing Expansion

December 21, 2014

Danville Area Community College (DACC) recently dedicated the new Julius Hegeler II Advanced Technology Center. The ceremony took place on December 10, and was attended by Hegeler, faculty, local dignitaries and community members. The event marked the completion of the 18-month expansion of the college’s technology complex. Hegeler’s $3 million gift helped expand lab spaces […]

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