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This consortium, led by Spokane Community College, established the Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence to convene industry and college partners and facilitate faculty-industry workgroups leading to a system of workforce training across the state. In addition to hiring program graduates, employers contributed extensive materials to allow for hands-on learning opportunities, including a Commander aircraft valued at $95,000 from Columbia Pacific Aviation; composite materials valued at $100,000; and additional donations of materials from Boeing, Hexell, and ACES.