College of Eastern Idaho will develop and launch a Nuclear Technician degree program.
Fluor Idaho donated $10,000 to help CEI initiate the new program.
“Fluor Idaho believes that as communities thrive, so do our employees, businesses, and residents,” said Fluor Idaho Program Manager Fred Hughes. “Fluor Idaho is grateful for the educational work performed at CEI and the contributions the institution is making to the community. We believe CEI is a valuable asset to eastern Idaho and an institution that is improving the quality of life we all enjoy.”
“This is such an exciting time for our community and for students in our region as we design classes and programs that will lead to meaningful employment and/or pathways to higher degrees at local universities,” said CEI General Education Division Manager Lori Barber. “With the generous donation from Fluor, we are able to add this desirable Nuclear Technician degree, which delivers well-trained staff to resident employers, while providing our graduates with excellent local employment. It is a win-win situation for everybody.”
Barber said the Nuclear Technician degree curriculum will begin this summer, with classes to be offered as early as spring 2019.