Wells Fargo to Fund More than 100 Emergency Stipends for Emily Griffith Students

Wells Fargo to Fund More than 100 Emergency Stipends for Emily Griffith Students

Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded $75,000 to Emily Griffith Foundation to continue its support of the innovative 360 Degree Fund at Emily Griffith Technical College for the 2018-2019 school year.

The 360 Degree Fund provides emergency stipends to students faced with unexpected non-academic expenses, such as childcare, emergency car repairs or medical bills, which might otherwise force the student to drop out of a program.

‘Opportunity for All’ Should be a Reality — Not Just a Bumper Sticker

‘Opportunity for All’ Should be a Reality — Not Just a Bumper Sticker

MEDIUM | This week’s meeting of more than 200 business and education leaders from nearly 70 communities across the country was a great chance to hear what’s working as we work to grow the numbers of people with an education beyond high school.

One thing that stuck with me: Having a great local economy doesn’t guarantee economic and social mobility for everyone who needs it. Many people are left behind because they aren’t prepared.

Movers + Shapers: VR's next shift

Movers + Shapers: VR's next shift

BUILDING DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION | Emily Griffith Technical College will take another step into the 21st century by offering courses in its Construction Careers Now program that incorporate virtual reality to train students how to work in high-citation safety areas on construction sites.

The school will also use VR in its nursing program to simulate real-life healthcare and emergency situations.

Emily Griffith's New VR Program Takes Career-Bound Students to the Job Site

Emily Griffith's New VR Program Takes Career-Bound Students to the Job Site

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | The VR simulations ask students to act as if they were on the job — answering safety questions, identifying hazards, practicing operations — an unlimited number of times. That's something Alby Segall, president of the Emily Griffith Foundation (the funding arm of the college), sees as critical.

Dazbog Coffee Partners with Emily Griffith to Provide Job Training to Immigrants

EGTC  has turned to local coffee roaster Dazbog and formed a partnership—the coffee shop will now re-open as Dazbog at the Emily Griffith Campus (1860 Lincoln Street), and will continue to offer career-training programs, including customer service and job skills for refugees and immigrants.

Other program beneficiaries could include the College’s Accounting, Office Administration, Computer Networking, and other CTE programs by providing internships and on-the-job training opportunities.