BSC is awarded a $1.6 million Department of Labor Strengthening Community Colleges grant to establish apprenticeships to specifically address workforce shortages and equity gaps in the healthcare, manufacturing, and automation sectors. The BSC Registered Apprenticeships Done Right (RADaR)
project recruits diverse, underserved populations for in-demand careers by establishing career pathways and using registered apprenticeships as the proven vehicle to meet both industry and student needs.
BSC is awarded $95,566 in grant funding from the National Security Agency to support cybersecurity education through the BSC 2023 Gen-Cyber Summer Camp for students in grades 6-8.
BSC is awarded $195,500 in technical skills training grants from the N.D. Department of Commerce:
- $100,000 to support oil and gas training for students pursuing roustabout or petroleum pump operator careers
- $27,500 to fund scholarships for K-12 teachers seeking cybersecurity training for credentials
- $50,000 to support regional and statewide incumbent workers pursuing training in automation and PLC training
- $18,000 to establish a Certified Medical Assistant training program to meet workforce demands