The Research and Curriculum Unit (RCU) at Mississippi State University is changing workforce education for students.
Through the $1.49 million grant awarded from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the RCU has partnered with Transfr to introduce virtual reality technology into the workforce education realm for students of Clay, Kemper, Lowndes, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties.
Transfr is an education software company that provides immersive, hands-on VR training to Fortune 500 companies, to enhance the career and technical education (CTE) infrastructure in Mississippi. VR simulations will introduce students to numerous career pathways, including middle-skill jobs that do not require a four-year degree.
To read more, see the full Wednesday, March 8th edition of the Starkville Daily News.