EATON BOLSTERS FUTURE FLUID POWER WORKFORCE BY DONATING TO MINNESOTA’S LARGEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Eaton recently donated $20,000 to Hennepin Technical College to fund scholarships for full-time students in the school’s Fluid Power Associate of Applied Science Degree Program.
“More technically educated staff are essential to helping companies manage fluid power more safely, reliably and productively,” said Craig Pundsack, test lab manager, Hydraulics Business, Eaton. “As a global power management leader, Eaton is dedicated to advancing the fluid power industry, and funding scholarships at colleges, like Hennepin Tech, that bolster the workforce and provide students with the necessary skills for success.”
Fluid power is used to help companies that operate in vast sectors, including agriculture, energy, construction, material handling, forestry, processing and manufacturing.
Eaton has supported Hennepin Technical College in the past, taking part in alumni events and job fairs to support students. “We appreciate Eaton’s commitment in providing scholarship funds for students who want to study fluid power,” said Mike McGee, dean of manufacturing, Hennepin Technical College. “Our training program prepares individuals to join the workforce as highly skilled technicians and Eaton’s generous support will help students achieve their educational goals.”
The Hydraulics Group’s global headquarters is located in Eden Prairie, Minn. Hennepin Technical College is Minnesota’s largest technical college, serving more than 10,000 students at its Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie campuses. The school offers more than 45 programs including certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in applied science and science.
Last updated by jlaabs : 2014-02-03 09:24:16