9NEWS | High school seniors take part in Discovery Day, which gives low-income students a chance to explore career choices like cosmetology, certified nursing assistant, and even massage therapy.
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.
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.
The Consulate of Mexico grants $28,812 dollars to be used in scholarships for the education of Mexican students to be distributed amongst three influential educational institutions in Colorado including Emily Griffith Foundation.
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.
On September 5th, Emily Griffith Technical College's Executive Director, Jeff Barratt, reaffirmed the College's commitment to all of its students in a letter to all faculty and staff.
The College's Adult Education and Language Learning Center has partnered with two law firms to offer DACA Info Sessions on campus for all students, staff, and faculty.
The partnership of Floyd's 99 Barbershop with Emily Griffith Foundation enables students to receive support and job opportunities while allowing Floyd's to recruit skilled employees for their growing business!
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"The work Emily Griffith does is important in reducing socioeconomic and racial disparities for future generations.
Our investment in Emily Griffith provides vital systems for the families of young children that eliminate barriers to educational success and provide parents and children opportunities to break the cycle of poverty."
It's our hope that this new website makes it easier for you to help us spread the word about Emily Griffith's vital work of providing opportunity for all who wish to learn!
Transportation issues are a significant contributor to our students being unable to complete their programs.
Each month, students line up before 7 am at the Emily Griffith Treasury Office in the hopes of being one of the few who receives a monthly pass when the Treasury Office opens at 9 am.
Students who successfully complete our entrepreneurship program are eligible for Kenneth King Foundation’s $10,000 commitment in seed money for their businesses.