Governor Cuomo Congratulates First Graduates of Northland Workforce Training Center on Buffalo's East Side

August 16, 2019

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the graduation of the first students from the first year of operations of the Northland Workforce Training Center (NWTC) on Buffalo's East Side. The Advanced Manufacturing Training Center at Northland provides for-credit, certificate and degree programs as core offerings through its educational partners, SUNY Erie Community College and Alfred State College, incorporating work experience and placement with local companies toward a goal of permanent employment. Today's graduates will help to increase the number and quality of local candidates prepared for advanced manufacturing careers.

"Job opportunities for advanced manufacturing workers are on the rise in Western New York, and we are making sure the arrows continue pointing in that direction," Governor Cuomo said. "I congratulate today's skilled Northland graduates, who are well positioned for career advancement and financial stability for years to come thanks to their hard work and dedication in pursuing a manufacturing degree."

Read the full press release here.