Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Bruce H. Bergen (3rd L) and Freeholder Sergio Granados (2nd R) joined (from left) Dr. Lisa Hiscano, Director of Continuing and Professional Education, Victor M. Richel, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Union County College President Margaret M. McMenamin, Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage and Elizabeth Council President Patricia Perkins-Auguste in cutting the ribbon officially opening the Mobile Learning Lab parked at Union County College’s Kellogg Building in Elizabeth.
The six-ton trailer is outfitted with the latest in advanced manufacturing training equipment that will provide customized assessment and education to more than 500 local residents.
Union County College’s Industry Business Institute has connected with 16 employers that have expressed an interest in hiring the newly trained workers.
The classroom-on-wheels will remain at Union County College through the fall.
(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)