UCF Limbitless program expands training for student veterans

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Limbitless Solutions will include new opportunities for student veterans, the University of Central Florida announced Thursday.

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UCF said the program will work with their Office of Military and Veteran Student Success and Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership to offer specialized training and internship positions.

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They will focus on providing better access for students to learn technical skills to use equipment, including 3-D printers and laser cutters.

UCF has a veteran population of about 1,900 students and recently received a Silver Award that recognized the university’s commitment to student veteran success.

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“Advanced manufacturing continues to grow at a rapid pace throughout Central Florida,” said MVSC Director Michael Kepner. “This collaboration is the perfect next step in developing a talent pipeline of student veterans to meet the workforce needs of our partners.”

The collaboration will begin next January.

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