U.S. Senate Testimony on “America’s Aging Workforce” Includes Former EMCC Student

December 8, 2017

Ralph Jellison with U.S. Senator Susan Collins

This week, the U.S. Senate heard testimony on “America’s Aging Workforce: Opportunities and Challenges” — including testimony from Ralph Jellison, who enrolled in EMCC’s Fine Woodworking program after he lost his mill job of 27 years. Ralph’s retraining at EMCC helped land him jobs at The Hinckley Company and the GAC Chemical Corporation.

Watch Ralph talk about the retraining he received at EMCC, the Fine Woodworking program and faculty, and the opportunities available for those switching gears in the workforce (he begins at 40:40):

https://www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/americas-aging-workforce-opportunities-and-challenges