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updated: 10/5/2012 5:39 PM

Labor Dept. officials visit Harper's manufacturing program

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  • U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Seth Harris, from left, talks with students Curtis Willuweit of Hoffman Estates, Ian Mitchell of Deer Park and assistant professor Samuel Levenson while visiting one of Harper College's mechatronics labs.

       U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Seth Harris, from left, talks with students Curtis Willuweit of Hoffman Estates, Ian Mitchell of Deer Park and assistant professor Samuel Levenson while visiting one of Harper College's mechatronics labs.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • The U.S. Department of Labor's Byron Zuidema, Employment and Training regional administrator, from left, and Deputy Secretary Seth Harris talk with Harper College President Ken Ender en route to the community college's Avante Center for Science, Health Careers and Emerging Technologies.

       The U.S. Department of Labor's Byron Zuidema, Employment and Training regional administrator, from left, and Deputy Secretary Seth Harris talk with Harper College President Ken Ender en route to the community college's Avante Center for Science, Health Careers and Emerging Technologies.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

 
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U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Seth Harris on Friday visited Harper College in Palatine to take part in the community college's National Manufacturing Day activities.

Harris toured the mechatronics facilities and touted the $12.9 million federal grant Harper will receive to help expand its new Advanced Manufacturing program to more than 20 community colleges across the state.

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Harper officials worked with local manufacturers to develop its new degree program to help address the shortage of skilled workers in the state.

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