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Key industry leaders and members of Mayor Barrett’s Manufacturing Partnership offered congratulations as they celebrated the graduation of 10 trainees from a manufacturing training class conducted in partnership with Herker Industries, a local precision machining manufacturer in the Milwaukee area.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has championed the effort to respond to the needs of manufacturers in the area. “Manufacturing is vital to the economic success of our City and the region, and building a skilled workforce is key to these companies and their ability to compete,” Mayor Barrett said. “We have …
By UWM Chancellor Michael R. Lovell
A public, urban university like UWM has many opportunities to make a difference. One of the important differences it can make is strengthening the economy of the surrounding community, plus the region and state. To help create more jobs, a university must focus on working with the businesses, industries and nonprofit organizations that are already strong contributors to their community.
Those who were University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee chancellors before me understood that very well, and created important partnerships. I am very happy to build on their accomplishments, …