(December 6, 2016) – Hagerstown Community College and members of HCC’s Technical Innovation Center are recipients of the 2016 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing award, given by the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland at a ceremony recently held in Baltimore.
HCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Program received an award for attracting and engaging STEM students in manufacturing. Janice Riley, manager of HCC’s Technical Innovation Center, was recognized for increasing growth through visionary leadership, and Mike Doub, of Think Efficient Consulting, a Hub City Hive member in the TIC, was recognized for contributing to the community.
These awards recognize businesses and individuals from across the state for creating a positive image of manufacturing by achieving meaningful results in accelerating product or process innovation, increasing growth through visionary leadership, contributing to their communities, creating products that improve our lives, creating a positive culture of change management, attracting and engaging STEM students to manufacturing, and employing an inclusive workforce.
Founded in 1990, the Regional Manufacturing Institute, a non-profit association, was created for manufacturers in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. Today, RMI of Maryland represents the interests of manufacturers statewide – providing programs, services, and advocacy.