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Ray interviewed by WTZQ radio station

Jeffrey Ray, dean of the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology at WCU, was interviewed on Hendersonville’s WTZQ AM 1600 radio show “Local Focus” on Wednesday, May 5, and spoke with host Mark Warwick and sponsoring host Terry Houck Jr. about workforce development.

Jeffrey L. Ray

Jeffrey L. Ray

Ray discussed the partnerships the university has with Blue Ridge Community College, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and other community colleges to prepare and educate students for the manufacturing workforce.

“We want to provide opportunities to high school and middle school students and particularly their parents to understand that this [manufacturing] is a way to have a safe, stable and secure future,” Ray said during the interview.

A recording of the program can be heard at http://www.wcu.edu/WebFiles/MP4s/WTZQ_Local_
Focus_May_2016_Dr._Jeff_Ray.mp3
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