SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Arconic Foundation has announced a $25,000 investment toward the SME Education Foundation’s effort to ensure that distance-learning opportunities become available for thousands of career and technical education students across the country.
The SME Education Foundation is the philanthropic arm of SME, an internationally recognized nonprofit organization serving the manufacturing industry. A 501(c)(3) organization, the Foundation helps attract and develop a skilled manufacturing workforce. The Foundation is teaming with Tooling U-SME through a unique COVID-19 Campaign to provide online learning opportunities to high school students in 12 manufacturing disciplines, including additive manufacturing, mechatronics and smart manufacturing.
Tooling U-SME works directly with the manufacturing community and hundreds of high schools, community and technical colleges and universities to prepare the