Education & Manufacturing in Boulder County

Radio Show Host: 
Jim Williams

Did you know? Some 6K manufacturers employ 5.5% of Colorado’s workforce; these manufacturers account for 93% of Colorado’s exports and 7.3% of Colorado’s GDP. This means a shortage of trained workers is the single greatest threat to Colorado’s vital manufacturing industry. On Monday, August 26, at 8:35 a.m., tune in to our regular radio show on KGNU for a discussion about educational opportunities that connect industry demands for skilled workers with the interests of students. This month on "A Public Affair," our host and moderator James Williams II -- Dean Emeritus, University Libraries, University of Colorado Boulder and Trustee, Community Foundation Boulder County -- welcomes Front Range Community College President Andy Dorsey and Jessica Erickson, President/CEO, Longmont Economic Development Partnership.