Placer County recognized Sierra College with an Economic Development Award for supporting business employee training; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and faculty professional development; and bringing startup resources to the region in 2016.
Veronica Blake, CEO, Placer Community Foundation, and Vice Chair of the Economic Development Board for Placer County presented the award. “We know that successful societies are those that attract and nurture the most creative workers and entrepreneurs,” said Blake.
“Sierra College is a dynamic partner and contributor to this effort, building a quality workforce with technical skills, problem-solving abilities and cost effective customer focused solutions … 480 employees from local companies received training last year, upscaling their skills.”
Sierra College Wins Placer County Economic Development Award