Texoma Medical Center and Grayson College Receive Job-Training Grants Totaling $427,158

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Date: September 12, 2019

Media Contact: Cisco Gamez
Phone: 512-463-8556

AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded Grayson College and Texoma Medical Center a $427,158 Skills Development Fund grant. The grant will be used to provide customized training to 378 new and incumbent workers for industry-related topics with focused training that includes nursing, hospital and palatable care, and wound care.

 “Congratulations to Texoma Medical Center and Grayson College on their work providing necessary training to one of Texas’ most in demand fields," said TWC Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public Bryan Daniel. "This grant provides training for the next generation of workers in the Texoma area and provides a tangible solution to the medical skills gap. Through this training, students will achieve certificates in a high-demand field, beginning their careers and achieve a level of financial security."

Since its inception in 1996, the Skills Development Fund grants have created or upgraded more than 356,744 jobs throughout Texas. The grants have assisted 4,356 employers with their customized training needs. The Legislature allocated $48 million to the Skills Development Fund for the 2018-19 biennium. Employers seeking more information about the Skills Development Fund may visit the TWC website at www.texasworkforce.org/skills.

Grayson College contact: Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, Grayson College Rhea Bermel 903-647-8342 bermelr@grayson.edu

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