Date: August 10 2007
Eaton Donates $17,000 To Glen Oaks Community College
THREE RIVERS, Mich. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today it donated $17,000 to benefit Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC) in Centreville, Mich. Funds will be used to assist with the cost of the Trauma Patient Simulator Project, a mobile classroom for developing and honing skills of current and future paramedics, emergency medical technicians, nurses and emergency room workers.
“Our community college has a long history of commitment to quality education with individualized attention to many people,” said Glenn Oxender, president – GOCC. “We have served more than 43,000 people throughout our 35 years and thanks to companies like Eaton we can continue to deliver affordable education to St. Joseph County and the surrounding area.”
Glen Oaks Community College is a comprehensive post-secondary educational institution, encompassing a commitment to college transfer courses, vocational and technical education programs, lifelong education, community services, and student support programs.
“We welcome the opportunity to partner with Glen Oaks Community College and support their vision to be the primary higher education and workforce development center for students, families, businesses and communities in the area,” said Rob Kappelman, Human Resources manager, Eaton’s Three Rivers facility. “Eaton is committed to giving back to the communities in which we do business.”
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 62,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries.