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DEADLINE Extended to July 15 - Submit Craft Professional of the Year (Local Level)

6/20/2019 6:19 AM
ABC Greater Michigan Chapter Members,

We very excited to announce our first ever Craft Professional of the Year competition at the local level. ABC/GMC has assembled a panel of judges that will score each of the nominees in three categories; Overall Performance, Safety Performance, and Leadership Community and Industry Service.

Nominations will be accepted until close of business on Monday, July 15th. The panel of judges will review the nominations and call those selected for an interview throughout the month of July. The top three nominations will be selected by early August in order to allow time for the finalist (and their companies) to register for the Greatness and Gratitude Gala on September 12th where the winner will be announced. Read the rest of entry »

DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH ABC – GREATER MICHIGAN TO PROVIDE MEMBERS WITH EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

11/15/2017 11:30 AM
Davenport University and the Greater Michigan Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC-GMC) have recently partnered to provide professional development opportunities and enhanced pathways to education for ABC-GMC members, their dependents, and students of ABC-GMC’s Greater Michigan Construction Academy. 
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy receives ACCET Accreditation

5/7/2015 3:29 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) has been granted accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
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Local Students win Medals at National Construction Competition.

3/11/2015 2:58 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce two of their students received awards at the ABC National Craft Competition that took place March 3-6 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy collaborates with Midland County Schools to begin high school skilled trades program

8/28/2014 9:14 AM
A new joint venture between Midland County Schools and The Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) begins this school year, with the goal of providing interested district students an early start on apprenticeships into skilled trades. A total of 12 juniors from the district's high schools will make up the inaugural class of the GMCA Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program, according to Jimmy Greene, the CEO for The Greater Michigan Construction Academy. 
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy to offer Advanced Instrumentation Program

5/20/2014 9:03 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is excited to offer an Accelerated Advanced Instrumentation Training May – August 2014. 
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Local Student wins Gold Medal in Insulation at National Competition

5/7/2014 9:38 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce one of their students received the gold medal in Insulation at the ABC National Craft Competition that took place April 30 – May 2 in Birmingham, Ala.
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy and Architectural Metals partner for Apprenticeship Training

3/5/2014 8:09 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is proud to announce a new training partnership with Architectural Metals, Inc., Portland, MI.

Architectural Metals, (AMI) furnishes and installs a wide variety of architectural sheet metal building products to meet the design specifications for any construction project.
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Local Construction Trade students to compete at National Competition

2/14/2014 2:57 AM
Midland, Michigan, February 2014 – Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce the winners of
their Local Craft Championship. Competitors in the championship were required to complete a one hour written exam and a three hour project performance test.
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy scholarship applications available

2/10/2014 4:37 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is again offering scholarships for students and individuals pursuing post-secondary
skilled trade’s education and training. Each scholarship covers the cost of tuition and books for the students first year of an available craft training program (2 semesters).
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