UCEDIT awarded contract for work in Wilmington

Delaware State University’s Center for Economic Development and International Trade (UCEDIT) has won a $110,500 contract from the Delaware Department of Labor and the City of Wilmington for work it will do in connection with the state’s TRAIN (Today’s Reinvestments Around Industry Needs) program.

(L-r) Wilmington Mayor Dennis P. Williams, Dr. Michael Casson Jr., UDECIT director; Jeffrey Flynn, director of Office of Economic Development in Wilmington; Pamela Dixon Ridgeway, Christiana Care Health System executive; and Audrey Van Luven, Christiana Care Health System executive, pose with a display check symbolizing the new contract with UCEDIT.

(L-r) Wilmington Mayor Dennis P. Williams, Dr. Michael Casson Jr., UDECIT director; Jeffrey Flynn, director of Office of Economic Development in Wilmington; Pamela Dixon Ridgeway, Christiana Care Health System executive; and Audrey Van Luven, Christiana Care Health System executive, pose with a display check symbolizing the new contract with UCEDIT.

Of the funds received, $20,000 was earmarked for the development of Wilmington’s Workforce Development Strategic Plan.  The balance of the funds, $90,500, will be utilized to implement workforce training based on the recommendations and strategies gleaned from the Strategic Planning process.  This program will train citizens of Wilmington in the areas of customer service and technical support.

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